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Icon of the event Craft n' Chill
Sat Sep 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Chat and de-stress while trying your hand at the Japanese art of origami and other awesome paper-crafts. Choose from a range of paper-folding patterns including some of your favourite pop culture and gaming icons. Open to all...

Icon of the event Makers Club
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Humberwood

Improve your critical thinking skills after school by enjoying a variety of Maker programs. Ages 6 and up. For more information please call 416-394-5210.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 26
Fri Jun 02
Fri Jun 09
Fri Jun 16
Icon of the event LEGO/K'nex Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: College/Shaw

Join the club! Build, create and explore the world of LEGO and K'nex! We provide the pieces - you provide the imagination!...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 24
Icon of the event Family Craft:  Q-Tip Paint Sculpture
Fri Jul 21, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

With just Q-tips, paint, and cardboard, celebrate Canada's 150 birthday by making a keepsake ornament or anything else your creative mind might unleash!...

Icon of the event A Century of Ontario Photographs
Wed Aug 16, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

This presentation examines some of the highlights of the Archives of Ontario's extensive photograph collections, and explains how these records are managed and preserved. It showcases photographs produced by Ontario governmen...

Icon of the event The World Inside and Around a Beehive
Wed Jun 07, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Anatole Yarmosh, a fourth generation hobby beekeeper and author of "The World Inside and Around a Beehive" will share his knowledge of bees and of how to construct a small-scale hive....

Icon of the event TD Summer Reading Club Activities
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Join the club for crafts, scavenger hunts, games, contests and more all on the theme of Canada 150.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 05
Thu Jul 06
Wed Jul 12
Thu Jul 13
Wed Jul 19
Icon of the event Fidget Widgets & Concentration in School
Sat Sep 09, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Thorncliffe

Come to the library and learn about fidget widgets, and how they can help children concentrate in school. Learn how to make your own simple stress ball to take home at the end of the session. Parents and children ages 6 and u...

Icon of the event Teen Gaming
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Get your game on at the library! Test your gaming skills on our consoles and challenge your friends!...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 29
Mon Jun 26
Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Mon Jul 10, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Main Street

Learn about Canada's national parks, tips on planning a camping trip, and related skills like setting up a tent and cooking in the outdoors....