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Icon of the event Pokémon Bash
Tue Aug 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

The latest Pokémon GO craze that swept over Canadians might have died down, but that does not mean you have to put down your Pikachu hat just yet. Come out to the library this summer to create a Pokémon craft, play games, an...

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

Enjoy a casual game with your family and friends or challenge new opponents. Bonus: improve your concentration and critical thinking! Chess players of all levels are welcome. For children ages 5 and up....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 29
Sat May 06
Sat May 13
Sat May 20
Sat May 27
Icon of the event Make a Mother's Day Card
Fri May 12, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Jones

Join us for crafts you can make for your mom to celebrate Mother's Day on Sunday, May 14.

Icon of the event TD Summer Reading Club - Mad Science's True North Science
Wed Jul 12, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Mad Science is excited to visit your Summer Reading Club with an interactive, exciting workshop featuring home-grown Canadian science! Please register. Spaces limited....

Icon of the event Dream Weaver Craft
Fri Jun 16, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Jones

Celebrate Indigenous Heritage Month by joining in our weaving craft! For children 5 and up. Call to register at 416-393-7715

Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Sat Jul 08, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Jane/Dundas

Learn about Canada's national parks, tips on planning a camping trip, and related skills like setting up a tent and cooking in the outdoors....

Icon of the event My City My Six
Sat Apr 29, 2017 | 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Long Branch

My City My Six, with spoken word artist Patrick Walters, is a participatory public art project that will reveal Toronto and its residents in celebration of Canada 150, six words at a time. We want to hear your story. Share so...

Icon of the event LEGO Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Queen/Saulter

Join our LEGO Club where you can create, build and use your imagination!...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 27
Thu May 25
Thu Jun 29
Icon of the event Snap Circuits and other games
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Play with electricity and circuitry during this hands-on program! Or play chess, checkers, Mastermind or cards. Drop-in. Ages 6-12....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 26
Icon of the event After School Club - Knitting for Kids!
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Learn how to knit at the library! We'll show you basic techniques to get started. You might even get to take some of your creations home. Ages 6-12....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 02
Tue May 09
Tue May 16
Tue May 23
Tue May 30