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Icon of the event Ultimate Lego Challenge - PROGRAM IS FULL
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Build objects out of Lego© as quickly as you can. When the bell sounds, the time is up! Drop the Lego and show us what you got. 4 building challenges and only 10 minutes to put it all together....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 29
Fri Aug 05
Fri Aug 12
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 Jul 30
Icon of the event WILD Stories and Games
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for WILD games and stories based on this year's Summer Reading Club theme! Suitable for ages 6-12. Drop in!...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 08
Mon Aug 15
Icon of the event Maker Monday: Harry Potter Wands!
Mon Oct 03, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Learn how to make your own, unique, Harry Potter inspired wand! Join us for this free program and create the perfect accessory for your witch or wizard Halloween costume! Planning a different costume? Celebrate the fan in you...

Icon of the event Saturday Morning Knitting Club
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

All are welcome to knit in a group setting. Make new friends and share knitting tricks and techniques. Bring your own needles and wool. Limited instruction by group members.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 30
Sat Aug 06
Sat Aug 13
Sat Aug 20
Sat Aug 27
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 Maker Monday: Halloween Origami!
Mon Oct 17, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Come and join us for a FREE origami program! Learn how to make some spooky origami Halloween decorations. For everyone age 7+. All supplies provided. Drop in!...

Icon of the event TD Summer Reading Club Party
Wed Aug 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for games, crafts, and other activities. Win prizes while enjoying some cold, sweet treats! The winner of our Guess the Goodies challenge will be announced. Hokey Pokey will be joining us to make balloon animals, so c...

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 Aug 30
Tue Sep 27
Tue Oct 25
Icon of the event Making Great Sausage with The Healthy Butcher
Sat Sep 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Dave Meli, head butcher at Toronto's own Healthy Butcher, shows us how to make our own great-tasting sausages at home and discusses the importance of organic, sustainable farming - not just for our environment, but for our be...