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Icon of the event Arduino for Total Beginners (Tues. Sept. 27, 2016)
Tue Sep 27, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Learn how to use an Arduino micro-controller. This program is for those who know nothing about Arduino, micro-controllers and electronics. A laptop and Arduino kit are provided for use during this workshop in Study Room 3, 1...

Icon of the event Shrunken Apple Heads and other Creepy crafts
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Make an apple head doll or a gruesome shrunken head. Try some other spooky crafts. Please register at the branch for the series of 4 afterschool workshops. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 19
Mon Sep 26
Mon Oct 03
Mon Oct 17
Mon Oct 24
Icon of the event Short Story Writing Workshop for Teens
Sat Aug 27, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Katie Bryski, the winner of the Toronto Star 2016 Short Story Contest, will show young writers how to craft a short story in this workshop for teens ages 12-17. Click the link below to reserve a spot in the program starting o...

Icon of the event Self-publishing Workshop for Teens
Sat Aug 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Are you a teen who is interested in self-publishing your novel? Learn the steps involved in getting your book publication ready. For ages 15-22. Click the link below to reserve a spot in the program starting on Aug. 2nd. For ...

Icon of the event Harry Potter Fun
Sat Jul 30, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Dawes Road

Wizardly crafts, puzzles, and a prediction contest to celebrate the release of the new book.

Icon of the event Happy Birthday, Harry Potter!
Fri Jul 29, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us and celebrate our favourite wizard's birthday, and the release of "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child". Make your own golden snitch, try your hand at tessomancy (the art of reading tea leaves), and perfect your calligr...

Icon of the event The Art of the Steel Pan
Mon Jul 25, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us in celebrating Caribana with the famous Forest Creek Steel Orchestra. They will take you through the history of the steel pan, its importance during the Caribbean Carnival and will end it off with a live performance.

Icon of the event Handraising Monarch Butterflies
Sat Jul 23, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Learn all about the Monarch Butterfly and how to raise one at home!...

Icon of the event Origami Workshop for Teens
Sat Jul 16, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

The Origami Society of Toronto presents this paper folding workshop for teens. Learn the tricks and techniques involved in the ancient art of paper folding....

Icon of the event Sewing Basics
Wed Jul 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Learn the basics of sewing a variety of media, including recycled clothing, on an ordinary sewing machine....