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Icon of the event TD Summer Reading Club JUNIOR
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Go WILD for this year's TD Summer Reading Club! Join us for an afternoon of fun crafts, activities and games. For ages 6-8. Drop-in program. Daycares and large groups please call


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 26
Tue Aug 02
Tue Aug 09
Tue Aug 16
Icon of the event Button Making for Teens
Mon Sep 12, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Jones

Come to Jones after school and learn how to make your very own button to take home!...

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Enjoy a game with your friends or challenge new opponents. Bonus: improve your concentration and critical thinking! Chess players of all levels are welcome....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 30
Sat Aug 06
Sat Aug 13
Sat Aug 20
Sat Aug 27
Icon of the event TD Summer Reading Club SENIOR
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Go WILD for this year's TD Summer Reading Club! Join us for an afternoon of fun activities, crafts and games. For ages 9-12. Drop-in program. Daycares and large groups please call 416-396-8964.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 28
Thu Aug 04
Thu Aug 11
Thu Aug 18
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 Show and Tell: Storytelling at the Library
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bring an object - Tell a story - Share your roots...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Tue Oct 18
Tue Oct 25
Icon of the event Haunted Library Lock-Up
Sat Oct 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Race against time to solve brain teasers, puzzles, and library trivia before you end up trapped inside Fairview Library forever*! (*Not really.) Do you have what it takes to escape?...

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...

Icon of the event Photography 101: Your Community Through Your Eyes
Sat Aug 20, 2016 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Youth will learn the basics of photography in this one day workshop. They will be provided with a camera and have the opportunity to take pictures of their local community and get feedback from the instructor throughout the d...

Icon of the event After School Club:  Back to School DIY Crafts
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Go back to school with trendy Do It Yourself pencil cases, book covers, or locker supplies! All materials provided by the library....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 06
Tue Sep 13
Tue Sep 20
Tue Sep 27