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Icon of the event Repair Café
Sat Nov 19, 2016 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Get broken items fixed for free and learn while doing it! We'll have fixers for computers, electronics, small appliances, furniture, clothes, jewelry, books and more. For whatever you need fixin', bring it on! Registration wi...

Icon of the event Giant Collaborative Poem Book PA Day
Fri Dec 02, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

A giant book has landed in the library and needs your help filling out the pages. Come contribute drawings and poems with your friends and artist Annie Wong. For ages 6-12....

Icon of the event Chess club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Drop in to play chess with your friends or challenge new opponents. All ages and levels are welcome. Chess sets and clocks provided.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 03
Sat Sep 10
Sat Sep 17
Sat Sep 24
Sat Oct 01
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 Repair Café
Sat Oct 22, 2016 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Albion

Get broken items fixed for free and learn while doing it!...

Icon of the event Putting Your Garden to Bed
Thu Sep 15, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Steeles

From dealing with fallen leaves, to winterizing your rain barrel and preparing your garden beds for winter, join Toronto and Region Conservation to learn what to do this fall for a healthy, beautiful yard year round. Particip...

Icon of the event Toronto Seed Library
Fri Sep 30, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Presentation on importance of preserving and exchanging seeds; how to save, store and propagate, garden, and balcony planting. They bring seeds for people and encourage exchange of seeds and "seed sovereignty."

Icon of the event Play, It?s for Kids and Parents too! Program with Toronto Public Health
Wed Aug 31, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albion

Learn how to play simple group games with your children and how play promotes healthy active lifestyles! Ages 8 ? 12. Caregivers must attend with children. Register in person or call 416-394-5170.

Icon of the event Artists In the Library: Pop-Up Poetry
Fri Nov 18, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Make your words jump off the page in this mini pop-up book workshop with artist Annie Wong. For ages 6-12...

Icon of the event Artists In the Library: Collage Poetry
Fri Oct 07, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Come and join artist Annie Wong in making a mini poem book by collaging text and images from old magazines. Ages 6-12....