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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 Thanksgiving Craft
Sat Oct 08, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Children will make a craft to celebrate Thanksgiving Day. Registration begins Sept. 8th. Register in person or by phone. Space is limited. 416-396-8979.

Icon of the event Thanksgiving Craft
Fri Oct 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Morningside

Gobble Gobble! Come give thanks with a craft!...

Icon of the event PA Day - Lego Fun!
Fri Nov 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Children 5-9 years old will create with Lego. Registration begins Oct. 18th. Register in person or by phone. Space is limited. 416-396-8979.

Icon of the event Get Inspired Workshop: Paper Wallets
Fri Aug 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Learn how to make a paper wallet out of comics or magazines....

Icon of the event Photography 101: Your Community Through Your Eyes
Sat Aug 20, 2016 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Youth will learn the basics of photography in this one day workshop. They will be provided with a camera and have the opportunity to take pictures of their local community and get feedback from the instructor throughout the d...

Icon of the event Make some cards!
Tue Jul 26, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Perth/Dupont

Learn some card making techniques - stamping, water colouring and paper piecing. Nothing says "You are special" like a handmade card. Come out and make one for that certain someone. Registration required - adults and teens. ...

Icon of the event Garden Club
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Get your hands dirty and join the S. Walter Stewart Youth Advisory Group as they plant, grow, and maintain the Library's Flower Garden....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Aug 02
Tue Aug 16
Icon of the event Kids Knitting Club
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Perth/Dupont

Calling all children, ages 7 and up, who always wanted to learn to knit. This is your chance to learn this fun way of making beautiful things. Come with your own wool and knitting needles. Registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 27
Icon of the event Escape It: Library Lock-Up
Sat Jul 30, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 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?...