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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 31
Tue Jun 07
Tue Jun 14
Tue Jun 21
Icon of the event Altered Books
Thu Aug 25, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Come and join the fun creating an altered book. Make a pop-up book, a secret treasure chest, or a 3D image from an unwanted book.

Icon of the event Choose Your Own Adventure Scavenger Hunt
Tue Jul 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

What's better than a scavenger hunt? How about a scavenger hunt where you call the shots! Everyone starts at the beginning, but soon you'll be spiralling down a path of your decisions, leading to differing final destinations....

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 Wild About LEGO
Thu Aug 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Show off your wild creativity by creating nature scenes, from the jungle to the ocean, and fierce animals, fur, feather, claws and teeth! The most original and unique creations will win prizes! Ages 7 & up....

Icon of the event Crocheting/Knitting
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cliffcrest

A great place to share your interest whether you're a beginner or a pro, bring your handiwork and spend some time with fellow knitters and crocheters.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 31
Tue Jun 07
Tue Jun 14
Tue Jun 21
Icon of the event Father's Day Craft
Mon Jun 13, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us to make something special for your father, grandfather or caregiver! Ages 4-12. Children under 6 must be accompanied by an adult. Register in person or by calling 416-395-5440.

Icon of the event Wild About Animals: Group Collage Workshop
Thu Jul 28, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Using colourful fabric and materials, you'll help in creating a giant group collage featuring animals and nature scenes to display in the branch for the rest of the summer! Ages 6 & up....

Icon of the event Outdoor Survival Game
Thu Aug 11, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Select your animal and survive in this outdoor chase game that demonstrates the basics of ecology and food chains. Be the last animal standing and win! Ages 7 & up....

Icon of the event Where the Wild Things Are Monster Costume Workshop
Tue Jul 26, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Taking inspiration from Maurice Sendak's WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE and ideas from other great monster books, create ferocious (or cute!) monster costume pieces - claws, horns, and more! Some materials will be provided but fee...