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

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge new opponents. Chess players of all levels are welcome. Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 30
Sat May 07
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat May 28
Icon of the event Krazy Knitting for Beginners!
Wed Jul 27, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Ever dreamt of knitting that perfect pair of mittens or scarf? If so, then come out to Pape/Danforth branch this summer and learn how to knit. We'll show you basic techniques to get started and get you on your way to becomin...

Icon of the event Kite Making
Fri May 06, 2016 | 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Learn about the history of kite making around the world. Make and fly a kite of your own! For ages 7 and up. No registration required.

Icon of the event Gremlin Invasion!
Wed Jul 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

You walk into your home in the middle of the night and hear soft steps and slight hissing all around. Scared, you quickly turn on the lights to find that...GREMLINS have taken over your house!...

Icon of the event Wild Life Bingo
Sat Jul 30, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Play a Wild Life edition of Bingo at the Library. For children ages 6 to 12. Registration begins June 29th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Wild Origami
Wed Aug 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Re-create animals and small creatures through the art of paper folding. Make your own origami creations to take home. Ages 6-12....

Icon of the event Chess and Gaming Club
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Have fun playing chess and other games while you improve your critical thinking skills. Ages 7-18. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Registartion starts June 1, 2016.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 08
Fri Aug 12
Fri Aug 19
Icon of the event Father's Day Craft
Sat Jun 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Children 6-12 years old will make a special gift to give to dad. Registration begins May 18th. Register in person or by phone at 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Awesome After School Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Looking for something to do after school? Interested in writing, art, technology, games and making cool things? Come hang out at the Don Mills Branch for our weekly club with tons of fun activities. Bring your friends or make...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 03
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Wild Life Trivia
Sat Jul 23, 2016 | 2:15 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Woodside Square Presents Animal Trivia for children 6 to 8 years old. Registration begins June 15th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8978. Space is limited