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Icon of the event LSP: Chess Club
11:00 am - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

Chess Club members gather each week to play casual chess games. Players of all ages and strengths, especially newcomers are welcomed....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 06
Sat Jan 13
Sat Jan 20
Sat Jan 27
Icon of the event Holiday Break Programs
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join us for a variety of programming every day during your holiday break at 1:00pm. Groups of 10 or more people must register, limited space. Children ages 6 and under must be accompanied by an adult....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 27
Thu Dec 28
Fri Dec 29
Tue Jan 02
Wed Jan 03
Icon of the event Gamerz
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Play SuperSmash Bros, Mario Kart and more using our WiiU! For children ages 6-12 in Room 1. Tuesday December 5 - Tuesday December 19, 2017(no Gamerz on Dec 26). Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Dec 05
Tue Dec 12
Tue Dec 19
Icon of the event Self-Portrait Drawing
Thu Nov 30, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

This program will focus briefly on the history of still life and fundamental painting and drawing techniques. Participants are welcome to bring in a photograph of themselves or a mirror to pursue the challenge of drawing from...

Icon of the event Relief Printing for Kids
Mon Nov 27, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Participants can get ready for the holiday season by making holiday cards. In this workshop, they will learn basic relief printing techniques by making multiple prints of their drawings....

Icon of the event Electric Perfume
Sat Nov 25, 2017 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

In this workshop, artists from Electric Perfume will provide an overview of the documentation practises and archival considerations when creating technology based art-works for public exhibition. Topics of discussion include ...

Icon of the event Object As Archive
Mon Nov 20, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

In this workshop participants will create and decorate their very own clay pinch pot. Each pot will illustrate a story about the participant. Ages 6 to 12 years. To register, call 416-396-8850 or register in person at the bra...

Icon of the event Graphic Design Basics II
Sat Nov 18, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

This workshop will begin with the fundamentals of graphic design and then move on to advanced levels through a series of tutorials focusing on poster and single page layouts. Each participant will be provided with a digital t...

Icon of the event P.A. Day STEAM
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Come and let off some STEAM on your PA Day with us! Enjoy various activities featuring Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math! Please register by emailing ywkids@torontopubliclibrary.ca or call 416-395-5980. For chil...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 17
Fri Dec 01
Icon of the event Cutting Corners: Collage Culture
Thu Nov 16, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

This workshop will provide a brief overview of collage based practices starting with Dada transitioning into Punk album covers and culminating with contemporary practices and collage's relationship to DJ culture. Participants...