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Icon of the event Chinese Ink Painting
Sat Feb 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Learn the technique of Chinese Ink Painting, a growing trend in the art market and a traditional art form still popular today....

Icon of the event The DIY Giant Loom
Sat Apr 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you ever want to start something new like tapestry making and not know where to begin? The Library is a fantastic place to develop new skills. Please register for this workshop by calling 416-393-7746.

Icon of the event Teen LEGO Challenge!
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Can you build the strongest bridge or the tallest tower? Compete against other teens creations in a series of LEGO building challenges....

Icon of the event Teen Button Making
Thu Feb 09, 2017 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Ever wanted to make your own button? We have magazines and comics to pick images from or you can bring your own image. Then again, you could also make a drawing into a button if you wanted......

Icon of the event After School Crafting Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join us every Wednesday in April for a variety of special crafting techniques including loom bands, crochet and more! Ages 6-12 in the Children's Department, drop in no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 05
Wed Apr 12
Wed Apr 19
Wed Apr 26
Icon of the event After School Watercolour Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join us every Wednesday in May to learn basic techniques in watercolouring. Limited supplies for children ages 6-12. Drop in, no registration required. No groups permitted.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 03
Wed May 10
Wed May 17
Icon of the event Sciencetastic Lab for Kids
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Join us for fun science experiments at the Library. For ages 9-12. Please register by calling 416-395-5966 or email janesheppard@torontopubliclibrary.ca.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 03
Fri Mar 10
Icon of the event Scrabble Club
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Love words? Join our club, meet new friends and have fun. Drop in. Fridays.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 27
Fri Feb 03
Fri Feb 10
Fri Feb 17
Fri Feb 24
Icon of the event Let's Paint Together
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

If you are a beginner or experienced artist, join us in our friendly and relaxing atmosphere to paint together and meet new friends with similar interests in art and painting. All levels, all media (NO OIL please), any style....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 15
Wed Mar 01
Wed Apr 05
Wed Apr 19
Icon of the event Gamerz
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Hang out at the York Woods library for gaming with our Wii U. Play Mario Kart, Super Smash Bros and more! Every Tuesday from 4:00pm-5:00pm in Room 1. Ages 6-12.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 31
Tue Feb 07
Tue Feb 14
Tue Feb 21