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Icon of the event Animal Origami
Thu Mar 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Come and join us for a FREE origami program! Learn how to make a variety of animals, and practice your paper folding skills. For everyone age 7 and up. All supplies provided. Drop in!...

Icon of the event After School Crafting Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join us every Wednesday in April for a variety of special crafting techniques including loom bands, crochet and more! Ages 6-12 in the Children's Department, drop in no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 05
Wed Apr 12
Wed Apr 19
Wed Apr 26
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. Drop-in, no registrati...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 01
Sat Apr 08
Sat Apr 15
Sat Apr 22
Sat Apr 29
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 Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Sat Jun 03, 2017 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Learn about Canada's national parks, tips on planning a camping trip, and related skills like setting up a tent and cooking in the outdoors....

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 Apr 21
Fri Apr 28
Fri May 05
Fri May 12
Fri May 19
Icon of the event March Break Crafternoon
Tue Mar 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Spend a fun afternoon at the library making creative arts and crafts! For ages 5 and up. Drop-in, no registration required. Space is limited. Large groups must inquire ahead of time. Please call the branch at 416-395-5750 for...

Icon of the event Minute to Win It Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Can you complete crazy challenges with everyday objects in just one minute? You have just ONE minute to WIN IT! Join us for fun competitive games that will test your skill and speed! For ages 6 to 12. Registration begins Mond...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Feb 27
Icon of the event Snap Circuitry Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Ever wonder how electronics work? Want to try building your own interactive projects? Learn basic circuitry through hands-on activities using Snap Circuits! For ages 9 to 12. Registration begins Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Pl...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 03
Fri Mar 10
Fri Mar 24
Fri Mar 31
Icon of the event Maker Monday: Recycled book crafts
Mon Mar 20, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for a FREE program on learning how to make different flowers, leaves, and trees from old books! Cut them, glue them, fold them, design them, and take them home!...