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Icon of the event Summer Chess Club
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us for Summer Chess Club. Have fun challenging others and make new friends. Participants will get the opportunity to play Chess indoors and outdoors on our custom Chess tables. The focus will be to learn the basics of ch...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 21
Icon of the event Cutting Corners: Collage Culture
Thu Sep 28, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Join well-known artist, Greg McCarthy to learn the fundamentals of collage and transition into Punk Album covers. Participants will create their own collages. All materials will be provided free of charge. For Ages 13 to 19 y...

Icon of the event Making Personalized Paper
Mon Sep 18, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Participants will learn to make their own paper. Embedding seeds, leaves and flowers from the library's surrounding neighbourhood, they will archive the environment in a novel way. To register, call 416-396-8850 or register ...

Icon of the event Digitizing Family Memories
10:00 am - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Bring your photographs, family heirlooms, writings and other materials to be documented and digitized as part of your personal collection. All Ages welcome. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 05
Thu Sep 07
Tue Sep 12
Thu Sep 14
Tue Sep 19
Icon of the event Water Colour Mixed Media Landscape
Thu Sep 21, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Learn to create paintings inspired by Toronto's landscape. Understand the different elements of a landscape and compositional techniques. All supplies provided.For Ages 13 to 19 years. To register, call 416-396-8850, or regis...

Icon of the event Making Salt Clay from Scratch
Mon Sep 25, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Messy participants are invited to make clay from scratch and create their own 'stone tablets.' Ages 7 to 12 years. Register in person at the Children's desk or call 416-396-8850 to register. Limited space.

Icon of the event Smartphone Photography
Ongoing event running from Thu Oct 19, 2017 - Sat Dec 02, 2017
Location: Cedarbrae

Participants will learn basic to advanced photographic techniques using their smartphones. They are welcome to add their images into the Baldwin Collection Archives. Ages 13 to 19 years. To register, call 416-396-8850 or regi...

Icon of the event Singing Circle
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Ukulele playing and singing children's songs with children,families and caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 23
Wed Aug 30