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Icon of the event Summer Reading Club Begins
Ongoing event running from Mon Jun 29, 2015 - Sat Aug 29, 2015
Danforth/Coxwell

Children of all ages are welcome to register for the Summer Reading Club between Monday June 29th to Saturday August 29th. Pick up some cool materials and enter a guess into the Guess the Number of Goodies in the Trophy chal...

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

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


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 29
Sat Sep 05
Sat Sep 12
Sat Sep 19
Sat Sep 26
Icon of the event Knitting Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Lillian H. Smith

Our knitting group meets weekly with the goal of donating warm knitted goods to local community members in need....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 31
Icon of the event STORYgami
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Lillian H. Smith

Join Lillian H. Smith Branch's origami club. All beginner, intermediate and advanced folders are welcome to meet every first Saturday of the month. The University of Toronto Origami Club F.O.L.D. (Fly with Origami, Learn to...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 05
Sat Oct 03
Sat Nov 07
Icon of the event Chalk Drawing on the Patio
Thu Sep 10, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 4:55 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

We invite children of all ages to draw chalk figures and designs on our outdoor patio. Drop-in after school.

Icon of the event After School Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Bloor/Gladstone

Join us on Fridays after school from 4-5 pm for special activities for children ages 8 to 12....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 11
Fri Sep 18
Fri Sep 25
Fri Oct 02
Fri Oct 09
Icon of the event Literary Speed Dating: Fall Edition
Fri Sep 18, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Want to meet other singles who share your interests? Speed dating is a fun and easy way to meet lots of potential dates in one evening with a literary twist!...

Icon of the event Crayon Creators' Club
Sat Sep 19, 2015 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Small Print Press is kicking off their Fall 2015 season of big programs for little storytellers at Lillian H. Smith Library with a day of stories, crafts and thinking outside the box, for artists aged 2-6....

Icon of the event Let's Talk Science:
Wed Sep 30, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Calling all kids who want to experiment with electrical circuits, conductors, insulators and electromagnets. The University of Toronto's "Let's Talk Science" group will be at the branch to help inspire your sense of discover...

Icon of the event Knit & Lit
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Danforth/Coxwell

Are you a knitter or have always wanted to learn? Bring your needles and yarn and join us the first Wednesday of the month to share ideas, skills or knit socially....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 07
Wed Nov 04
Wed Dec 02