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Icon of the event Eggs-cellent Craft
Mon Apr 10, 2017 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Dawes Road

Have fun decorating and dyeing hard boiled eggs for Easter.

Icon of the event Puppetry Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

All the world's a stage! Bring characters to life and create your own stories with rod, shadow and sock puppets. For ages 6 to 12. Registration begins Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Please call the branch at 416-395-5750 for mor...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 06
Mon Mar 20
Mon Mar 27
Icon of the event Snap Circuitry Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Ever wonder how electronics work? Want to try building your own interactive projects? Learn basic circuitry through hands-on activities using Snap Circuits! For ages 9 to 12. Registration begins Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Pl...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 03
Fri Mar 10
Fri Mar 24
Fri Mar 31
Icon of the event Video Gaming Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Do you like video games? Want to show off your console skills on the Wii or PS3? Join us for afternoons filled with fun and new friends! For ages 6 to 12. Drop-in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15
Wed Feb 22
Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Enjoy a casual game with your family and friends or challenge new opponents. Bonus: improve your concentration and critical thinking! Chess players of all levels are welcome. For children ages 5 and up. Drop-in, no registrati...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 01
Sat Apr 08
Sat Apr 15
Sat Apr 22
Sat Apr 29
Icon of the event Knitting night Tuesdays.
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Perth/Dupont

Get started knitting or crocheting. Bring your project. Talk some yarn. Show off your creation to an appreciative audience. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 24
Tue Jan 31
Tue Feb 07
Tue Feb 14
Tue Feb 21
Icon of the event Birding 101: Tips for Bird Watching in Toronto
Thu Apr 13, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Birding is fun, easy, and can be done anywhere. Learn everything you need to know to get started, from choosing binoculars and field guides, to where and when to bird in your neighbourhood, and what birds you are likely to fi...

Icon of the event Game On--Video Gaming Nights
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Join us in the library every Tuesday nights for some classic video game multiplayer matches. For ages 8-13. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 24
Tue Jan 31
Tue Feb 07
Tue Feb 14
Tue Feb 21
Icon of the event Family Literacy Day: Make a Book
Sat Jan 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Dawes Road

Make a journal or a keepsake album for your family's home library.

Icon of the event Design a Bookmark Contest!
Ongoing event running from Mon Jan 02, 2017 - Fri Jan 20, 2017
Location: Spadina Road

Come into any branch of Toronto Public Library and pick up a bookmark design flyer. Create your design in the space as shown and drop it off at your local branch or bookmobile. Grand Award winners will each receive a book p...