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Icon of the event Easy Stop Motion Animation with your phone or tablet
Fri Jul 14, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bring any smartphone, recent iPod Touch or tablet. Learn to use it with a free App to make short stop motion animation movies. Share them with friends and family. Please register in person or phone 416-393-7746. Ages 13+ or c...

Icon of the event Creepy Craft Saturdays
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Hallowe'en themed crafts to get in the "spirit".


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 07
Icon of the event TPL Teens at Dawes Road
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Teens: Celebrate the summer, books and Canada's 150 with challenging activities, crafts and contests. Design a t-shirt, work with papier maché, escape a puzzle room, recreate a Canadian masterpiece and more....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 07
Fri Jul 14
Fri Jul 21
Fri Jul 28
Fri Aug 04
Icon of the event Knitting Group
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Port Union

If you enjoy knitting and would like the chance to meet other knitters please come to this free drop-in program. All you need to bring are knitting needles and your favorite yarn. A volunteer will be here to provide instructi...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 08
Sat Jul 15
Sat Jul 22
Sat Jul 29
Sat Aug 12
Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Sat Jul 08, 2017 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Port Union

Learn about Canada's national parks, tips on planning a camping trip, and related skills like setting up a tent and cooking in the outdoors. Presented by Parks Canada as part of Canada's 150th anniversary celebrations, this f...

Icon of the event Fall Paper Making Club
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you know you can make paper yourself? We have the Club for you then! Bring your own materials or come and see a demonstration of how this technique can be done cheaply and easily. Reserve your table as space is limited. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 11
Mon Sep 25
Mon Oct 02
Mon Oct 16
Icon of the event Chess and Gaming
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Get your game on at the library! Try your hand at chess and a variety of other board games. Test your skills on our gaming consoles and challenge your friends! Ages 12+. Drop-in, no registration required. 3rd Floor, room A....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 07
Fri Jul 14
Fri Jul 21
Fri Jul 28
Fri Aug 04
Icon of the event Paint Party!
Thu Jul 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Relax, listen to music, and create an amazing piece of art you can proudly hang on your wall. Absolutely no experience necessary! Register in person or by calling 416-395-5440.

Icon of the event Chocolate Festival
Wed Jul 05, 2017 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Have you ever wanted to learn more about chocolate? Join Chocolate Tales for a creative, hands-on chocolate making workshop. You will learn the history of chocolate, tempering & shavings on marble slabs, molding, and experime...

Icon of the event Teens After School Chess Club
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Enjoy a game of chess with your friends or challenge new opponents. Chess players of all levels are welcomed....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 06
Fri Oct 13