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Icon of the event Summer Reading Club Begins
Ongoing event running from Mon Jun 29, 2015 - Sat Aug 29, 2015
Danforth/Coxwell

Children of all ages are welcome to register for the Summer Reading Club between Monday June 29th to Saturday August 29th. Pick up some cool materials and talk about the books you read with staff while collecting stickers! ...

Icon of the event Chess and Gaming Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
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. Registration starts June 2, 2015.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 10
Fri Jul 17
Fri Jul 24
Fri Jul 31
Fri Aug 07
Icon of the event Supreme Builder's Challenge
Wed Jul 29, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Danforth/Coxwell

In this program, children will be grouped and challenged to build the largest free-standing structure using unusual materials. Small prizes given to winning groups....

Icon of the event Asian Heritage Month Craft
Sat May 16, 2015 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Woodside Square

Children 6-12 years old, will make a craft to celebrate Asian Heritage Month. Registration begins Apr 16th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Jul 11, 2015 | All Day
Pape/Danforth

This course teaches teens how to safely babysit infants and young children. It will cover all the necessary information including: diapering, feeding, age-appropriate activities, household safety, and basic first aid. Partici...

Icon of the event Lego Builder's Challenge
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Danforth/Coxwell

Build objects out of Lego© as quickly as you can. When the bell sounds ? time is up! Drop the Lego and show us what you got. Suitable for children 6-12 years....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 06
Mon Jul 13
Mon Jul 20
Icon of the event Carnival Fun
Mon Aug 17, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Woodside Square

Children 6-12 years old will play some classic carnival games in the library. Registration begins July 17th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Words Sing Poetry Workshop
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

April is National Poetry Month! Come celebrate with us by playing with words and making them sing. Learn about poetry and build a chapbook to share with family & friends. Facilitated by Mary Rykov, music therapist and poet. N...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 30
Icon of the event Lego
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

Hey Kids! Join us after school for fun with Lego! This is a drop-in program for children 6-12 years old. Maximum 20 children.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 04
Thu Jun 18
Icon of the event Board Game Bonanza
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for board games suitable for children of all ages. Games include but not limited to: Candy Land, Snakes & Ladders, Checkers, Connect 4, Scrabble, Catan and much more! This program is suitable for children over 4 yea...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 27
Mon Aug 03
Mon Aug 10