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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 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 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 Gaming Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Do you enjoy playing video and board games? Try a new game or show off your skills on one of our consoles! Join us for an hour of fun and new friends!...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Feb 06
Mon Feb 13
Mon Feb 20
Mon Feb 27
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 DIY Winter Hair Care
Sat Feb 18, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Cold weather outdoors and hot air indoors can leave your hair and scalp feeling dry in the winters. The most important thing to do is to deep condition your scalp regularly to replenish the moisture and prevent damage to the ...

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 Science Challenge Club - Program is FULL
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

The library is your laboratory! Can you build a chair out of newspapers? Can you drop an egg off a balcony and keep it from breaking? Take the challenge and join us for cool hands-on experiments! For ages 9 to 12. Registratio...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 27
Icon of the event Button Making Craft Party
Mon Mar 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Create your own awesome button that you can take home! All materials will be provided. Our March Break opening event back by popular demand!...

Icon of the event Chess in the Library for Kids
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us on Wednesday's for Chess in the Library. You can learn the basics of chess, the rules, some strategies or just have fun playing with your friends and challenging others....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15
Wed Feb 22