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Icon of the event Myseum on the Move - Sports Edition
Sat Feb 20, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Help build Myseum Memories, a digital documentation of the diversity of experience n Toronto. Bring your personal photos, objects, and memorabilia that represent Toronto and sports.

Icon of the event Valentine's Day <3
Fri Feb 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Spread the love this Valentine's Day with a special craft....

Icon of the event Crafty Monday Morning
Mon Mar 14, 2016 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Come into the library Monday morning and wipe away those Monday blues to create a craft with your preschooler. Drop-in....

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

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 Jan 09
Sat Jan 16
Sat Jan 23
Sat Jan 30
Sat Feb 06
Icon of the event Gingerbread Decorating for Teens
Fri Dec 11, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Don Mills

Come and join the gingerbread party! Design and decorate your very own gingerbread creation for the holidays. For ages 12-19. Space is limited, register in person or by phone at 416-395-5710.

Icon of the event St. Patrick's Day
Thu Mar 17, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Experience the Luck of the Irish with a special St. Patrick's Day craft program!...

Icon of the event Awesome After School Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Don Mills

Looking for something to do after school? Interested in writing, art, technology, games and making cool things? Come hang out at the Don Mills Branch for our weekly club with tons of fun activities. Bring your friends or make...

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 12
Tue Jan 19
Tue Jan 26
Tue Feb 02
Tue Feb 09
Icon of the event Holiday Button Making
Tue Dec 29, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
York Woods

Create and design your own button over the holidays! Limited supplies. Groups of 10 or more please register.

Icon of the event Leaside Garden Society
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm on recurring dates listed below

The Leaside Garden Society meets nine times a year for friendly and informative sessions on gardening topics. For more information, please call 416-422-0538 or e-mail

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 14
Thu Feb 11
Thu Mar 10
Icon of the event Minute to Win it!
Tue Mar 15, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Are you an expert at games? Come take part in this challenging game. Contestants have to complete a series of 60-second challenges that use objects that are commonly available around the house. You have a minute to win it!