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Icon of the event Chinese Ink Painting
Sat Feb 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Learn the technique of Chinese Ink Painting, a growing trend in the art market and a traditional art form still popular today....

Icon of the event Snap Circuitry Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Ever wonder how electronics work? Want to try building your own interactive projects? Learn basic circuitry through hands-on activities using Snap Circuits! For ages 9 to 12. Registration begins Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Pl...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 03
Fri Mar 10
Fri Mar 24
Fri Mar 31
Icon of the event The DIY Giant Loom
Sat Apr 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you ever want to start something new like tapestry making and not know where to begin? The Library is a fantastic place to develop new skills. Please register for this workshop by calling 416-393-7746.

Icon of the event Video Gaming Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Do you like video games? Want to show off your console skills on the Wii or PS3? Join us for afternoons filled with fun and new friends! For ages 6 to 12. Drop-in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15
Wed Feb 22
Icon of the event Street Knit
6:15 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Put your needles together and help keep someone without a home warm this year. Patterns, wool and some needles are available, but all material contributions and donations are welcome....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 31
Tue Feb 28
Tue Mar 28
Tue Apr 25
Icon of the event After School Club - XBOX Kinect Gaming Zone
3:30 pm - 5:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Hey kids, are you 8-13 years old and want to test your XBOX Kinect gaming skills against other kids? Fun & active games that you control with your entire body, not a controller!...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 27
Icon of the event Maker Club - Program is FULL
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Transform everyday items or recycled materials into creative crafts and cool toys! For ages 6 to 12. Registration begins Monday, December 19.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 23
Mon Jan 30
Icon of the event March Break Crafternoon
Tue Mar 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Spend a fun afternoon at the library making creative arts and crafts! For ages 5 and up. Drop-in, no registration required. Space is limited. Large groups must inquire ahead of time. Please call the branch at 416-395-5750 for...

Icon of the event  Palmerston LEGO and Board Games Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Join The Palmerston LEGO and Board Games Club - the winter 2017 edition, five Mondays:...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 23
Mon Jan 30
Mon Feb 06
Mon Feb 13
Icon of the event Snap It! Photography for Teens
Tue Mar 14, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Calling all shutterbugs! Learn photography tips and tricks, unlock the potential of your digital camera, and explore the difference between a photograph and snapshot, what really makes a good photograph, and how to look at th...