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Icon of the event Geocaching 101
Sat Aug 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

The Toronto Public Library is now host to a series of Geocaches. Come learn what Geocaching is, how to find a geocache. There will also be the opportunity to meet and talk with experienced geocachers. For more information ...

Icon of the event Play Reading Group
Sat May 14, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Like reading aloud? Enjoy theatre? Led by theatre-lover/actor Carina COjeen, this group will read a play together....

Icon of the event Adult Crafternoon
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Need a break? Drop in for an afternoon gathering of adult crafters who teach and learn from one another. Craft any designs from sewing, knitting, quilting, crocheting and more! Bring a project that you are working on or pick ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 02
Mon May 09
Mon May 16
Mon May 23
Mon May 30
Icon of the event STORYgami
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Come and fold origami, more unique and dazzling than paper planes. Your level of experience doesn't matter. The University of Toronto Origami Club F.O.L.D. (Fly with Origami, Learn to Dream) will be on site to guide folders...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 07
Icon of the event The StreetKnit Project
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Please join us on the last Tuesday of each month at the Annette Street Library from 7-8:15pm to put your knitting needles together and help keep someone without a home warm this year....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 31
Tue Jun 28
Mon Jul 25
Icon of the event Teen Gaming
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jane/Dundas

Bring your friends and play on a variety of games and consoles. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 26
Icon of the event Show and Tell: Storytelling at the Library
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Learn how to shape your mementos and stories into a digital exhibit and explore the library's collections while helping researchers from the University of Toronto to design Show and Tell programming....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 03
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Stop Motion Animation for Teens
Wed Aug 17, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Create a stop motion animation movie using the NFB Stop Mo Studio app for iPad. Ages 13-19. Please register in person or by phoning 416-393-7717. Spaces limited.

Icon of the event Teen Operation Sock Monkey
Sat Apr 30, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Teens and young adults! Learn how to make a sock monkey for a cause. New to crafting? It's OK! You'll be guided through the steps from veteran sock monkey makers. As part of Operation Sock Monkey, crafted sock monkeys will...

Icon of the event Adults' Chess Club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Play casual chess for ages 13 years and up. Saturdays from 1 to 2:30 p.m.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 30
Sat May 07
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat May 28