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Icon of the event After School Club - Monster Mash!
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

RAWR! Doom and darkness, it's monster time at the library! Come create scary, nightmarish, teeth chomping, crafts each Tuesday this October. Take your creations home, and scare your loved ones! Ages 6-12....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 03
Tue Oct 10
Tue Oct 17
Tue Oct 24
Tue Oct 31
Icon of the event Secret Sleeves
Mon Oct 30, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Participants will make their own personalized book covers using paper, felt, string and other textile materials. Bring along your most favourite or precious book! Ages 6 to 12 years. Register in person at the branch or call ...

Icon of the event Capture the Figure
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Participants will learn basic photographic techniques including lighting and composition. They will then practice the techniques by producing a series of portraits. Participants are recommended to bring their own digital came...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 07
Sat Oct 21
Sat Nov 11
Icon of the event After School Chess for Kids
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us on Wednesday's for after-school Chess. You can learn the basics of the game, the rules, some strategies, and even learn how to play using a Chess time-clock. Have fun learning and playing with your friends or challeng...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 04
Wed Oct 11
Wed Oct 18
Wed Oct 25
Wed Nov 01
Icon of the event DIY 3D Scanner
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Ever wonder how to make a 3D Scanner? Join us for an exciting workshop on the process of hardware assembly and software setup.The end product? An affordable and accessible 3D Scanner....

Icon of the event Field Guide
Mon Oct 02, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

In this printmaking workshop, participants will explore and document the 'wildlife' surrounding Cedarbrae branch. Using cardboard, foam and paint, participants will create and print collograph stamps....

Icon of the event Chess Club (For Kids)
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Learn the game and play against your friends or challenge new opponents. All levels are welcome. Must be 6-12 years old. Call 416-393-7712 or speak to staff to register.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 27
Wed Oct 04
Wed Oct 11
Wed Oct 18
Wed Oct 25
Icon of the event After School Club - Origami
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Create origami crafts every Tuesday this September. Learn the art of paper folding, and take home all your creations. All materials provided!...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 26
Icon of the event After School Fun with Lego & K'Nex
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Join us after school for fun with lego and k'nex. Ages 6 - 12. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 07
Tue Nov 14
Tue Nov 21
Tue Nov 28
Tue Dec 05
Icon of the event Cryptology Workshop
Mon Oct 16, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

In this workshop, participants will learn simple codes, create a secret decoder and write their own secret messages for each to decode. Ages 6 to 12 years. Call 416-396-8850 to register or register in person at the branch. ...