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Icon of the event Comic Book Button Making Workshop
Thu Jul 31, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

Cut out your favourite pictures, images and logos from old comic books and transform them into buttons you can wear, trade or give to your friends. For ages 7 and up....

Icon of the event Teen Gaming Drop-in
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Don Mills

Calling all gamers. Test your skills and have some fun with the PS3!...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 05
Fri Oct 03
Fri Nov 07
Icon of the event Chess in the Library
10:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Malvern

Interested in learning how to play chess? Want to play chess with others in the community? Join us for chess in the library! Featuring CFC & CMA rated games, casual chess, beginner lessons, chess puzzle competitions, simultan...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 02
Sat Aug 09
Sat Aug 16
Sat Aug 23
Sat Aug 30
Icon of the event Painting Party for Teens
Tue Jul 29, 2014 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Don Mills

Celebrate Word Out! Teen Summer Reading...

Icon of the event T-Shirt Surgery for Teens
Tue Aug 05, 2014 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Don Mills

Celebrate Word Out! Teen Summer Reading Club. Bring an old shirt and transform it into a wearable work of art! For ages 12-19. Space is limited, register in person or by phone at 416-395-5710.

Icon of the event Knit Wits for Kids
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Main Street

Children (aged 6 and up) and teens are invited to join the Knit Wits over the summer to learn or improve their knitting skills. Knit Wits meet every Thursday. Beginners, advanced and master knitters are all welcomed. Bring y...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 31
Thu Aug 07
Thu Aug 14
Thu Aug 21
Icon of the event Book Hacking for Teens
Thu Aug 14, 2014 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Malvern

A secret safe, flowerpot or art installation...the opportunities for recycling and repurposing old books are endless. Get creative and up-cycle a book into a new treasure.

Icon of the event Friday Night Knit/Crochet Club
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Malvern

Share your interest in knitting, crocheting and other wool crafts. Read and discuss knitting fiction. Learn how to crochet puppets and toys to accompany your children's favorite stories. Patterns and instruction provided. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 05
Fri Sep 19
Fri Oct 03
Fri Oct 17
Fri Nov 07
Icon of the event Glowing Textiles for Teens
Mon Aug 18, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Malvern

Get glowing with a Fashion Futures workshop presented by The Textile Museum of Canada. Using conductive thread and LED lights, learn how to create a circuit and consider the ways in which blinking lights attached to clothing ...

Icon of the event Gamerz Challenge
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Rexdale

Bring your game face and challenge your friends to X-Box, PS3 and Wii.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 05
Fri Sep 12
Fri Sep 19
Fri Sep 26
Fri Oct 03