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Icon of the event Eggs-cellent Craft
Mon Apr 10, 2017 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Dawes Road

Have fun decorating and dyeing hard boiled eggs for Easter.

Icon of the event Marshmallows and Toothpicks - Make a geometric sculpture
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Make a geodesic sculpture with marshmallow joints and toothpick connectors. Kids learn the difference between two and three dimensions. Ages 6-13. Drop-in.

Icon of the event Henna Art
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Meet a professional Henna artist in action and get a special design!

Icon of the event Spring Gardening Checklist
Tue Apr 18, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Join a panel of experts from Toronto Master Gardeners in a lively discussion that will help you produce your best garden ever!...

Icon of the event 3D Printing Demonstration
Fri Mar 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Learn about one of the library's favourite new technologies, the 3D mini printer. See a 3d print job from start to finish. Drop-in.

Icon of the event Lunch Club
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Enjoy playing board games, cards, chess or working with Snap Circuits on your lunch hour. Mondays, drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 23
Mon Jan 30
Mon Feb 06
Mon Feb 13
Mon Feb 27
Icon of the event Chinese Papercuts
Thu Jan 19, 2017 | 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Chinese Papercuts guru Ms. Li Xiqin will coach this wonderful traditional Chinese arts & craft, and demonstrate some basic techniques....

Icon of the event Lego Robotics Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern District

A six-week introduction to programming and building with Lego Mindstorms robots. In addition to programming, there is a strong focus on the trickiness of troubleshooting and how to work in teams to complete a goal together....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 02
Thu Feb 09
Thu Feb 16
Thu Feb 23
Thu Mar 02
Icon of the event Chess Club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Players of all skill levels are invited to play in a friendly and welcoming environment. Drop-in....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 21
Sat Jan 28
Sat Feb 04
Sat Feb 11
Sat Feb 18
Icon of the event Game On--Video Gaming Nights
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Join us in the library every Tuesday nights for some classic video game multiplayer matches. For ages 8-13. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 17
Tue Jan 24
Tue Jan 31
Tue Feb 07
Tue Feb 14