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

4 challenges. 10 minutes each. Are you ready to build it with Lego? Join us for the Lego Challenge and test your skills! Each session will have new challenges for participants to complete....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 04
Icon of the event A Minute to Win It
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

How's your sense of balance? Can you juggle like a pro? Run faster than a cheetah? Hop higher than a bunny? Test your skills in a series of bizarre challenges using everyday items to see if you can win it in a minute!...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 18
Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Enjoy a casual game with your family and friends or challenge new opponents. Bonus: improve your concentration and critical thinking! Chess players of all levels are welcome. For children ages 5 and up....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 01
Sat Apr 08
Sat Apr 15
Sat Apr 22
Sat Apr 29
Icon of the event Origami Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Try your hand at the art of paper folding! Create your own amazing creatures and treasures to take home. For ages 6 to 12. Registration begins Tuesday, April 18. For more information, please call the branch at 416-395-5750.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 01
Mon May 08
Mon May 15
Mon May 29
Icon of the event Family Craft:  Friendship Bracelets
Fri Jul 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Enjoy an afternoon of family fun, learn to make friendship bracelets using the simple method of a braiding wheel or a square....

Icon of the event Bingo! Eh?
Tue Jul 11, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for a Canadian-themed Bingo contest! Children and families of all ages are welcome. Drop in!

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge others while you improve your critical thinking skills....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 31
Fri Apr 07
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
Wed May 24
Wed May 31
Icon of the event Puppetry Club - FULL
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

All the world's a stage! Bring characters to life and create your own stories with rod, shadow and sock puppets. For ages 6 to 12.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 27
Icon of the event Maker Monday: Get Poetic
Mon Apr 10, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for a poetry program in celebration of National Poetry Month! Create a cut-and-paste poem, a blackout book poem, a book spine poem, or your own original composition. Share it with the group for a chance to win a prize...