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Icon of the event Teen Special Effects Workshop
Fri Jul 13, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Location: Agincourt

Like Halloween but hate having to wait till the end of the year? ...

Icon of the event Board Games Club
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Agincourt

Board games are great for keeping your brain fit, and healthy! Join us for an evening of strategy, competition and fun! Bring a board game you wish to share and play with other board games fans! ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jun 25
Mon Jul 30
Mon Aug 27
Mon Sep 24
Icon of the event Creative Yarn Works
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Do you knit or crochet? Come out and enjoy knitting and crocheting in the library, every Thursday from 6-8 pm. Beginners are welcome. We will help you learn. Bring you own needles and wool. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 28
Thu Jul 05
Thu Jul 12
Thu Jul 19
Thu Jul 26
Icon of the event Basic Bike Maintenance Workshop
Sat Jun 23, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Taylor Memorial

Cycle Toronto will show you the basics of how to maintain your bike in this hands-on workshop. Topics include: safety checks, pumping your tires, tightening your brakes, lubing your chain, and ensuring your bike is the right ...

Icon of the event Caribbean Food Demo - Pepper Pot
Tue Jul 31, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us as we celebrate Toronto Carnival with an infamous Pepper Pot recipe.

Icon of the event Chess Club
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Runnymede

Join us every Thursday and Saturday for friendly chess matches in a welcoming environment. All skill levels are welcome, from beginners to grand masters. If you've never played before, we will teach you! Open to all ages.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 23
Thu Jun 28
Sat Jun 30
Icon of the event Printmaking: Wood to Paper
Wed Aug 15, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Carve your own image into a piece of wood, paint it however you want, then turn it into a paper print you can take home. No previous skills required. Materials provided. ...

Icon of the event Summer Video Gaming
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Agincourt

Join us in the library for some video game multiplayer matches on the PlayStation 3, Nintendo64, and Nintendo Wii. Some of the games include: Super Smash Brother, Mario Kart, NBA 2K15, Injustice, Marvel Vs. Capcom 3, Sonic R...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 09
Mon Jul 16
Mon Jul 23
Mon Jul 30
Mon Aug 13
Icon of the event Carnival MASquerade
Mon Jul 30, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us as we celebrate Toronto Carnival at the library with a Carnival Mask Craft for all ages.

Icon of the event Mixed Media Art for Teens with Aura
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Spadina Road

Using mixed media, youth will have the opportunity to express their voices, empower themselves, and explore their identity. Participants will learn how to create a photo transfer and use media such as painting, drawing, colla...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 04
Sat Oct 06
Thu Oct 11
Sat Oct 13