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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 May 07
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat May 28
Sat Jun 04
Icon of the event Lego
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Join us for fun with Lego and create stop motion films. For children ages 6 to 12. Registration begins June 15th. Register in person or by calling 416-396-8979. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 21
Thu Jul 28
Thu Aug 04
Thu Aug 11
Icon of the event Knitters' Drop-In
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Do you love to knit? Do you want to learn? Join our group of knitters that meet in the 1st floor study room to chat, work on a project, share your skill and learn something new. All levels welcome. Supplies provided for begin...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 09
Mon May 16
Mon May 30
Mon Jun 06
Mon Jun 13
Icon of the event Wild Life Bingo
Sat Jul 30, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Play a Wild Life edition of Bingo at the Library. For children ages 6 to 12. Registration begins June 29th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Icon of the event After School Maker Program
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Put your imagination to work and join us for this craft and creative play program after school Tuesdays. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Tue Jun 07
Icon of the event Call of Gamers: Teen Video Game Nights
6:15 pm - 7:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Join Malvern's Youth Advisory Group for a night of fun and video games including games for Wii, PS3 and XBox 360. No registration required, just drop in and get your game on!


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 12
Thu May 19
Thu May 26
Thu Jun 02
Thu Jun 09
Icon of the event Call of Gamers: Teen Video Game Nights
6:15 pm - 7:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Join Malvern's Youth Advisory Group for a night of fun and video games including games for Wii, PS3 and XBox 360. No registration required, just drop in and get your game on!


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 07
Thu Jul 14
Thu Jul 21
Thu Jul 28
Thu Aug 04
Icon of the event Help Bring Butterflies to the Cedarbrae Branch
Wed Jun 01, 2016 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us and the David Suzuki Foundation for an afternoon of gardening fun! Help plant milkweed and native bee and butterfly-friendly flowers in the library's garden, and make wildflower "seed bombs" that can be scattered thro...

Icon of the event Japanese Swordsmanship
Sat May 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Enjoy a demonstration of the techniques, practices, rituals and etiquette of an ancient form of Japanese swordsmanship known as Katori Shinto Ryu. No registration required.

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 May 06
Fri May 20
Fri Jun 03
Fri Jun 17