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Icon of the event Animation Workshop
Sat Aug 01, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Barbara Frum

(Ages 5-12) Let?s make things move! We use plasticine to animate our stories. All materials are provided. Space is limited to ten participants. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440....

Icon of the event Adults' Chess Club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Gerrard/Ashdale

Play casual chess for ages 13 years and up. Saturdays from 1 to 2:30 p.m.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 01
Sat Aug 08
Sat Aug 15
Sat Aug 22
Sat Aug 29
Icon of the event Summer Reading Club Wrap Party with Hanging Summer Spiral craft
Wed Aug 05, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

Get your Summer Reading Club certificate, and other surprizes....

Icon of the event Paint Party with a DJ
Thu Aug 06, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Express yourself on canvas with the feelings you channel from the rhythm of music. Listen to a live DJ and learn the techniques of painting with a professional artist....

Icon of the event Ready, Set, Party!
Thu Aug 06, 2015 | 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Queen/Saulter

Let's have a Wii party. Materials will be provided. Drop-in, no registration required.

Icon of the event Arabian Acrylic Painting for Teens
Fri Aug 07, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

Learn to paint the decorative Arabian way using acrylic paint. Ages 13-19....

Icon of the event Chess and Gaming Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Have fun playing chess and other games while you improve your critical thinking skills. Ages 7-18. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Registration starts June 2, 2015.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Aug 07
Fri Aug 14
Icon of the event Minecraft Craft!
Wed Aug 12, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Woodside Square

Children, 8-12 years old, will make a Minecraft-themed craft. Registration begins July 8th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Board Games - Drop In!
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

Drop into the library and play a variety of board games. This drop in is for children 4-12 years old. This program is on a first-come, first-serve basis because space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Aug 13
Icon of the event Tween Thursdays: Catherine Rondina
Thu Aug 13, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Author Catherine Rondina will discuss her new book about Food and Poetry from around the World with interactive activities to follow! Ages 8-18. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Registrations starts Tuesd...