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Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Fairview

Join us for Chess in the Library! Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge new opponents. Chess players of all levels are welcome. For children 5 and up. Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 08
Sat Aug 15
Sat Aug 22
Sat Aug 29
Icon of the event Healing with Sprouts - The Best Sprouts to Eat and Grow
Wed Sep 16, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

Ever wonder what it's like to sprout seeds at home? Do you know the health benefits and the best sprouts to eat and grow? Do you know how to create your own (DIY) sprouters with only a few dollars?...

Icon of the event Memoir Writing Seminar
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Eatonville

Share and improve your memoir-writing skills in this 4-part session led by author Lesley Donaldson-Reid. Call 416-394-5270 or email eaprograms@torontopubliclibrary.ca to register.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 14
Mon Sep 21
Mon Sep 28
Mon Oct 05
Icon of the event Life-Size Angry Birds
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Fairview

Ever wanted that addictive Angry Birds game on your phone to come to life? Well, you're in luck! Take your best shot and jump into an exciting LIFE SIZE game of Angry Birds. For ages 12 and up. DROP IN, no registration requir...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 22
Icon of the event Preschool Make and Play
10:00 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Riverdale

Creative activities for children ages 2-6 with a caregiver. Come dressed to get messy! Please register in advance for this series at 416-393-7720 or in person at Riverdale branch....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Aug 11
Tue Aug 18
Icon of the event Raptor watching at Rosetta McClain
Tue Sep 22, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Taylor Memorial

Rosetta McClain gardens is one of the best sights in the GTA to observe the fall migration of Raptors (Hawks, eagles, falcons, vultures) along the Scarborough bluffs. This presentation will introduce you to the 15 or so spec...

Icon of the event Video Games
3:00 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Flemingdon Park

Bring your friends and join us on Friday afternoons to play a variety of card and video games! For children ages 8 and up. Drop in only.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Aug 07
Fri Aug 14
Fri Aug 21
Fri Aug 28
Icon of the event Knitting and Crocheting
Ongoing event running from Wed Jan 07, 2015 - Wed Dec 23, 2015
Eatonville

A great place to share your interest in yarn and knitting. Whether you?re a beginner or a seasoned pro, drop in and spend some time with fellow knitters / crocheters. 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, 6:30-8 pm.

Icon of the event Art Class for Beginners
Tue Sep 29, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Taylor Memorial

Learn simple yet stunning techniques for creating beautiful painting on your first try. All materials are supplied for your use.

Icon of the event Dehydrate your own healthy treats:  the Kitchen Library
Wed Oct 28, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Riverdale

Learn how to use a dehydrator to make portable,easy to store snacks. Find out what foods can be dehydrated easily, how to use the dehydrator and get recipes to try at home. Participants will use the dehydrator and leave with ...