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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 Frozen Sidewalk Chalk Party
Wed Aug 05, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Beautify the street around our library using your imagination and FROZEN sidewalk chalk! Learn to make this clever drawing tool and play with some that is ready-made. This program is intended for both preschoolers & school-...

Icon of the event Board Games Bonanza
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Gerrard/Ashdale

Play games such as Mastermind, Scrabble, Pictionary, Balderdash, Sudoku, Fruit Salad, chess, checker or cards. Plus many others to choose from. Ages 7-12. Please register in person or phone 416-393-7717.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 05
Thu Nov 12
Thu Nov 19
Thu Nov 26
Icon of the event Carnival Fun
Mon Aug 17, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Woodside Square

Children 6-12 years old will play some classic carnival games in the library. Registration begins July 17th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Knitting Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Lillian H. Smith

Our knitting group meets weekly with the goal of donating warm knitted goods to local community members in need....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 10
Mon Aug 17
Mon Aug 24
Mon Aug 31
Icon of the event Literary Speed Dating: Fall Edition
Fri Sep 18, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Want to meet other singles who share your interests? Speed dating is a fun and easy way to meet lots of potential dates in one evening with a literary twist!...

Icon of the event B.I.N.G.O.!
Wed Aug 26, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Woodside Square

Children 6-12 years old, will play Library B.I.N.G.O! Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Registration begins July 27th. Space is limited.

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 Trim the Tree with your Craft
Sat Nov 14, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Woodside Square

Children will make a variety of ornaments to decorate the Library Holiday Tree! This program is for children 5-12 years old. Registration begins Oct. 10th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Back to School Craft
Tue Aug 25, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Woodside Square

Children 6-12 years old will create a back-to-school craft. Registration begins July 24th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.