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Icon of the event Chess Club
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Beginner to expert - all are welcome. Come "check" it out. No registration required. For ages 6-12.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 11
Wed May 18
Wed May 25
Icon of the event Mother's Day Craft
Sat May 07, 2016 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Pape/Danforth

Create a special craft to give to your mother or special one on Mother's Day!...

Icon of the event Summer Gamemakers
Thu Aug 11, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Ever wanted to make your own video game? This workshop will introduce participants to videogame controls involving non-traditional "controllers". No programming experience required! This program is for teens ages 12 and up. R...

Icon of the event Wild Wednesday: Crafternoon
Wed Aug 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Spend a wild afternoon getting artsy and crafty. Make it and take it home! For ages 6 and up. Drop-in, no registration required. Large groups must inquire ahead of time. For more information, please call the branch at 416-395...

Icon of the event Father's Day Craft
Sat Jun 18, 2016 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Pape/Danforth

Create a special craft to give to your father or special one on Father's Day!...

Icon of the event Gremlin Invasion!
Wed Jul 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

You walk into your home in the middle of the night and hear soft steps and slight hissing all around. Scared, you quickly turn on the lights to find that...GREMLINS have taken over your house!...

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 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Super Saturday
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us every Saturday for something fun and engaging. Call 416-394-1000 for specific information each Saturday or be spontaneous and join us for a surprise!...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 07
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat May 28
Icon of the event DIY: Custom Candle Creation
Sat Jul 09, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Fairview

Light up your life with your own crazy creation! Put old crayons and creativity together to make a special gift for someone you care about or for you to enjoy. Please bring a small glass jar or one 2 to 3 ounce glass to the p...

Icon of the event DIY: SCRAP That!
Mon Jul 18, 2016 | 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Fairview

Totally Teen Scrapbooking 101! Have you always wanted to make a visual journal of your favorite and most memorable pictures and memorabilia? This is your chance to preserve those memories and put them all together in your ver...