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Icon of the event Literary Speed Dating: Fall Edition
Fri Sep 18, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Want to meet other singles who share your interests? Speed dating is a fun and easy way to meet lots of potential dates in one evening with a literary twist!...

Icon of the event Fall Craft Drop in
Sat Sep 19, 2015 | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Perth/Dupont

Come in and enjoy making a fall craft with your child. You can drop in any time between 10am and 3pm. Make one for taking home and the other for the library.

Icon of the event Knitting Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Lillian H. Smith

Our knitting group meets weekly with the goal of donating warm knitted goods to local community members in need....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 13
Mon Jul 20
Mon Jul 27
Mon Aug 10
Mon Aug 17
Icon of the event Halloween Craft Drop in
Sat Oct 31, 2015 | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Perth/Dupont

Get ready for Halloween making a scary decoration. Open to parents and children together.Drop in 10am-3pm

Icon of the event Get Crafty with Eyeballs and Magazines
Mon Jul 06, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
North York Central Library

Enjoy an afternoon of craft! Make mini-notebooks and silhouette art from magazines or make (slightly creepy) eyeball magnets. All materials provided, just bring your creativity. Ages 12-19. No registration required.

Icon of the event Let's Play Together
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Lillian H. Smith

Books are fun and the best jumping off point for summertime play. Join us at the library for stories, silliness, craftiness, movement, games and of course: PLAY! This program is intended for ages 4 & up....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 07
Tue Jul 14
Tue Jul 21
Tue Jul 28
Tue Aug 04
Icon of the event Arabian Acrylic Painting for Teens
Fri Aug 07, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

Learn to paint the decorative Arabian way using acrylic paint. Ages 13-19....

Icon of the event Adults' Chess Club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Gerrard/Ashdale

Play casual chess for ages 13 years and up. Saturdays from 1 to 2:30 p.m.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 11
Sat Jul 18
Sat Jul 25
Sat Aug 01
Sat Aug 08
Icon of the event  Origami workshop
Mon Jul 13, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

Make two origami animals with our expert instructor in traditional Japanese paper folding....

Icon of the event Ontario Garlic: the story from farm to festival
Wed Oct 07, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Peter McClusky, founder of the Toronto Garlic Festival and author of Ontario Garlic: the Story from Farm to Festival, will be giving a talk on everything you ever wanted to know about garlic, including:...