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Icon of the event Lunch Time Video Games
11:45 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Come to the library to eat your lunch and play video games in the program room on the lower level. Bring your smartphones for mobile gaming!


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Dec 09
Fri Dec 16
Fri Jan 06
Fri Jan 13
Fri Feb 03
Icon of the event Watercolour and Mixed Media Art for Teens
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Discover fun and fascinating methods in watercolour painting. Learn simple to understand techniques to create unique decorative papers that can be incorporated into collage and mixed media works of art....

Icon of the event Holiday Card Craft
Thu Dec 08, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Create decorative cards for the upcoming holiday of your choice. Ages 5-13. Drop-in.

Icon of the event #DIY Teens: Pom Poms
Mon Dec 12, 2016 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Learn how easy it is to make your own pom-poms! Turn them into a necklace or a bookmark for yourself, or for a friend....

Icon of the event Knit Wits
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Join Main Street's knitting and crochet club. Share your projects with other knitters/crocheters, teach a technique, learn a technique, and enjoy great conversation. All level of knitters welcome. Bring your own yarn, needles...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Dec 08
Thu Dec 15
Thu Dec 22
Thu Dec 29
Thu Jan 05
Icon of the event Saturday Storytime and Craft
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Join us in the children's department for stories, songs, and a craft to take home each week. No registration is required. Most appropriate for children ages 2 to 6.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Dec 10
Sat Dec 17
Sat Dec 24
Sat Dec 31
Sat Jan 07
Icon of the event After School Club:  French for Beginners!
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Learn French in a fun and informal environment! Kids will get to play games, create crafts, and do activities with French vocabulary....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 07
Tue Feb 14
Tue Feb 21
Tue Feb 28
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 Dec 08
Thu Dec 15
Thu Dec 22
Thu Dec 29
Icon of the event Stop Motion Animation for Kids
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Create a stop motion animation movie using the NFB Stop Mo Studio app for iPad. Ages 8-12. 2 sessions. Please register in person or by phoning 416-393-7717. Space limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 28
Thu Dec 29
Icon of the event Knit (and Crochet) Afternoon
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Whether you're a beginner or a pro, come join other knitters and crocheters to learn and socialize. We'll teach you the basics if you've never picked up needles or a hook, or discuss advanced techniques! Supplies are provided...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Dec 10