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Icon of the event Chess in the Library
10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Interested in learning how to play chess? Want to play chess with others in the community? Join us for chess in the library! Featuring CFC & CMA rated games, casual chess, beginner lessons, chess puzzle competitions, simultan...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 09
Sat Jul 16
Sat Jul 23
Sat Jul 30
Sat Aug 06
Icon of the event Friday Night Knit/Crochet Club
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Share your interest in knitting, crocheting and other wool crafts. Read and discuss knitting fiction. Learn how to crochet puppets and toys to accompany your children's favorite stories. Patterns and instruction provided. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 08
Fri Jul 22
Fri Aug 05
Fri Aug 19
Icon of the event Monarch Butterfly Information
Sat Jul 09, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Cliffcrest

Come and learn how to raise and care for Monarch Butterflies. Presentation by Kellie Scott.

Icon of the event Raptor Watching at Rosetta McClain
Tue Sep 20, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Cliffcrest

Rosetta McClain gardens is one of the best sights in the GTA to observe the unbelievable fall migration of Raptors along the Scarborough bluffs. This presentation will explain how the raptors are identified and will introduc...

Icon of the event Knitting & Crochet Circle
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Want to learn how to knit or crochet with a fun group of people? Looking for help with your knitting or crochet project? Join our Knitting & Crochet Circle! The circle is led by friendly Albion residents every Tuesday nigh...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Clifford the Big Red Dog Storytime
Tue Jul 12, 2016 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: Pape/Danforth

Come join us for a tail wagging storytime of songs, crafts and other activities. Stories and songs will be followed by a craft. Ages 2-5....

Icon of the event Ahoy Mateys! Pirate Storytime
Tue Jul 26, 2016 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: Pape/Danforth

ARRGGHH! Ahoy matey! Join us on a swash-bucklin' adventure as we walk the plank together and listen to pirate stories! Stories and songs will be followed by a craft. Ages 2-5....

Icon of the event TD Summer Reading Club Launch with BINGO!
Tue Jul 05, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Come play a round of Bingo at Pape/Danforth and learn about the TD Summer Reading Club. Register for the program and you can even do your first book report to receive your first sticker! All ages. Drop-in....

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 In the Jungle Safari Storytime
Tue Aug 09, 2016 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join us as we go on a safari and meet animals of the jungle! Songs and stories will be followed by a craft. Ages 2-5....