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Icon of the event Adults' Chess Club
Ongoing event running from Sat Jan 04, 2014 - Wed Dec 31, 2014
Gerrard/Ashdale

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

Icon of the event Seed Saving 101
Thu Sep 04, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Come learn about the Toronto Seed Library and get started with borrowing seeds for your very own garden!...

Icon of the event Back to School Craft
Sat Sep 06, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Woodside Square

Hey Kids! You survived your first week of school! Come to the library and enjoy making a craft that you can take back to school! For ages 6-12. Registration begins Aug. 2. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Adult Crafternoon
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Gerrard/Ashdale

An afternoon gathering for adult crafters. Learn how to knit, quilt, sew and crochet and create new designs. No experience needed. Create personal and/or community projects in a friendly casual setting. Make friends, enjoy a...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 08
Icon of the event Paint Play
Thu Sep 18, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Queen/Saulter

Join local artist Saadia Wasim to learn some simple techniques she applies in her paintings. Enjoy demonstrations in a variety of mediums and have some hands-on experience to create your own piece of art, as the same time. Yo...

Icon of the event Lego Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Queen/Saulter

Join our Lego Club where you can create, build and use your imagination! Drop-in. No registration.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 25
Thu Oct 16
Thu Nov 13
Thu Dec 18
Icon of the event Harvest Fair Face Painting
Sat Sep 27, 2014 | 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Mount Pleasant

Chilren transform into a butterfly, a tiger, or spider man! Please stop by the Mount Pleasant branch where children can get their faces painted into their favourite animal or character....

Icon of the event The Bayview Art Tour
Sat Sep 27, 2014 | 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Mount Pleasant

An exhibit of paitings, crafts, and jewlery from the Bayview Art Tour will be on display at the Mount Pleasant Branch as part of the Mount Pleasant Village Harvest Fair festivities....

Icon of the event Wire work jewelry workshop
Tue Oct 28, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Participants will learn about materials and tools used in wire work jewelry making, and complete a single strand corded necklace with a pendant and a pair of wire work earrings, in addition to a wired ring. All materials are...

Icon of the event Wire Work Jewelery
Sat Nov 01, 2014 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Woodside Square

Need an idea for a Holiday Gift? Why not create a unique ring and necklace for that hard to buy person on your shopping list? Must be 16+ years of age. Registration begins October 4th. Space is limited.