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Icon of the event Chess in the Library
10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: 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 Jul 09
Sat Jul 16
Sat Jul 23
Sat Jul 30
Sat Aug 06
Icon of the event Friday Night Knit/Crochet Club
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: 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 Jul 08
Fri Jul 22
Fri Aug 05
Fri Aug 19
Icon of the event Comics Workshop
Wed Jul 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Would you like to learn how to draw your own comics? Learn about spacing, panel layouts, and more at this workshop!...

Icon of the event Hand Sewing for Seniors
Wed Jun 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Come in and enjoy our sewing session for one hour and a half. You will learn or review some basic sewing skills, meet other seniors and have fun. You will bring a small project home....

Icon of the event Wild Origami
Wed Aug 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Re-create animals and small creatures through the art of paper folding. Make your own origami creations to take home. Ages 6-12....

Icon of the event In the Jungle Safari Storytime
Tue Aug 09, 2016 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join us as we go on a safari and meet animals of the jungle! Songs and stories will be followed by a craft. Ages 2-5....

Icon of the event Krazy Knitting for Beginners!
Wed Jul 27, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Ever dreamt of knitting that perfect pair of mittens or scarf? If so, then come out to Pape/Danforth branch this summer and learn how to knit. We'll show you basic techniques to get started and get you on your way to becomin...

Icon of the event After School Crafternoon Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join us every Wednesday, October 5 - October 26 from 4:00-5:00pm in the Children's Department and make a cool craft to take home. Ages 6-12, drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 05
Wed Oct 12
Wed Oct 19
Icon of the event Pete the Cat Storytime
Wed Jul 20, 2016 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: Pape/Danforth

Come take a walk down the street with Pete the Cat and hear all about his adventures. Stories and songs will be followed by a craft. For ages 2-5....

Icon of the event Where the Wild Things Are Monster Costume Workshop
Tue Jul 26, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Taking inspiration from Maurice Sendak's WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE and ideas from other great monster books, create ferocious (or cute!) monster costume pieces - claws, horns, and more! Some materials will be provided but fee...