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Icon of the event PS4 Gaming Afternoons
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Did you hear the news? Pape/Danforth Library has a brand-new PS4! Join us every Tuesday this summer to get your hands on the latest games of the season. For ages 6-14....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 25
Tue Aug 01
Tue Aug 08
Tue Aug 15
Tue Aug 22
Icon of the event Summer Chess Club
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us for Summer Chess Club. Have fun challenging others and make new friends. Participants will get the opportunity to play Chess indoors and outdoors on our custom Chess tables. The focus will be to learn the basics of ch...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 24
Mon Jul 31
Mon Aug 14
Mon Aug 21
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 Making Salt Clay from Scratch
Mon Sep 25, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Messy participants are invited to make clay from scratch and create their own 'stone tablets.' Ages 7 to 12 years. Register in person at the Children's desk or call 416-396-8850 to register. Limited space.

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

Love escape rooms? Race against time to solve brain teasers, puzzles, and trivia before you end up trapped inside Pape/Danforth Library forever*! (*Not really.) Do you have what it takes to escape?! Ages 6-12....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 07
Tue Nov 14
Icon of the event Gamerz
4:00 pm - 4:00 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 Oct 3 - Tues Oct 24 (no Gamerz on Oct 30). Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 03
Tue Oct 10
Tue Oct 17
Tue Oct 24
Icon of the event Making Personalized Paper
Mon Sep 18, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Participants will learn to make their own paper. Embedding seeds, leaves and flower from the library's surrounding neighbourhood, they will archive the environment in a novel way. To register, call 416-396-8850 or register i...

Icon of the event Chess Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Enjoy a game of chess with your friends or challenge new opponents. Drop in only.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 22
Sat Jul 29
Sat Aug 05
Sat Aug 12
Sat Aug 19
Icon of the event Cutting Corners: Collage Culture
Thu Sep 28, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Join well-known artist, Greg McCarthy to learn the fundamentals of collage and transition into Punk Album covers. Participants will create their own collages. All materials will be provided free of charge. For Ages 13 to 19 y...

Icon of the event Harry Potter Book Party
Wed Aug 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Calling all wizards, witches, and muggles! Return to Hogwarts this summer for a Harry Potter themed book party and discover your patronus within. Enjoy games, crafts, and quizzes. Ages 6-12....