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Icon of the event Impressionist Tropical Painting for Beginners
Mon Aug 15, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Learn how to recreate a tropical impressionist painting of your very own using easy techniques from the famous Impressionist era. Registration is required. Space is limited. All are welcome!

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 Long Branch Knitters
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Long Branch

Would you like to share your love of knitting? Want to learn to knit? Bring your own needles and yarn or use the ones provided.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 28
Thu Aug 04
Thu Aug 11
Thu Aug 18
Thu Aug 25
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 Chess and Gaming Club
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Have fun playing chess and other games while you improve your critical thinking skills. Ages 7-18. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Registartion starts June 1, 2016.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Aug 12
Fri Aug 19
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 Altered Books
Thu Aug 25, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Come and join the fun creating an altered book. Make a pop-up book, a secret treasure chest, or a 3D image from an unwanted book. Ages 10-16. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440.

Icon of the event Tatting Anyone?
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Long Branch

Drop in and spend some time with fellow tatters. Co-sponsored with Fringe Tatters. www.FringeTatters.ca


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 27