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Icon of the event LEGO
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

Join us after school for fun with LEGO! This is a drop-in program on a first-come basis, for ages 6-12 years. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 23
Icon of the event Holiday Canvas
Sat Nov 21, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Woodside Square

Children 6-12 years old will paint a canvas representing the holidays. Their masterpieces will be displayed in the library during the month of December. Registration begins Oct. 20th. Register in person or by phone, 416-39...

Icon of the event Trim the Tree with your Craft
Sat Nov 14, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Woodside Square

Children will make a variety of ornaments to decorate the Library Holiday Tree! This program is for children 5-12 years old. Registration begins Oct. 10th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Board Games Bonanza
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Gerrard/Ashdale

Play games such as Mastermind, Scrabble, Pictionary, Balderdash, Sudoku, Fruit Salad, chess, checker or cards. Plus many others to choose from. Ages 7-12. Please register in person or phone 416-393-7717.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 05
Thu Nov 12
Thu Nov 19
Thu Nov 26
Icon of the event Halloween Craft
Sat Oct 31, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Woodside Square

Hey Kids! Come in your costume and make a special Halloween Craft! This program is for children 4 years old and up. Registration begins Sept. 30th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Wednesday Knit Night!
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Albert Campbell

Beginners and pros alike are welcome to join our knitting group! Come and learn the basics, or practice some advanced techniques. Some supplies provided, please bring your own if you have them.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 21
Wed Nov 18
Icon of the event Thanksgiving Craft
Sat Oct 10, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Woodside Square

Children 6-12 years old will make a craft for Thanksgiving. Registration begins September 5th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Ontario Garlic: the Story from Farm to Festival
Wed Oct 07, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Peter McClusky, founder of the Toronto Garlic Festival and author of Ontario Garlic: the Story from Farm to Festival, will be giving a talk on everything you ever wanted to know about garlic, including:...

Icon of the event Art Class for Beginners
Tue Sep 29, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Taylor Memorial

Learn simple yet stunning techniques for creating beautiful painting on your first try. All materials are supplied for your use.

Icon of the event Raptor watching at Rosetta McClain
Tue Sep 22, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Taylor Memorial

Rosetta McClain gardens is one of the best sights in the GTA to observe the fall migration of Raptors (Hawks, eagles, falcons, vultures) along the Scarborough bluffs. This presentation will introduce you to the 15 or so spec...