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Icon of the event Chess and Checkers Club
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Humberwood

Come and have fun playing chess and checkers. Experienced chess players and beginners are welcome. Ages 6-14. Drop-in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 07
Wed Dec 14
Wed Dec 21
Icon of the event Knitting Club
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Humberwood

Join us after school to make cool projects and meet new friends. Limited space. Registration may be done in person only.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Dec 08
Thu Dec 15
Thu Dec 22
Icon of the event Holiday Card Craft
Thu Dec 08, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Create decorative cards for the upcoming holiday of your choice. Ages 5-13. Drop-in.

Icon of the event Makers Club
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Humberwood

Improve your critical thinking skills after school by enjoying a variety of Maker programs. Ages 6+. Limited space. To register, please call 416-394-5210. Registration begins September 15, 2016.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Dec 09
Fri Dec 16
Fri Dec 23
Icon of the event Stop Motion Animation for Kids
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Create a stop motion animation movie using the NFB Stop Mo Studio app for iPad. Ages 8-12. 2 sessions. Please register in person or by phoning 416-393-7717. Space limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 28
Thu Dec 29
Icon of the event Marshmallows and Toothpicks - Make a geometric sculpture
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Make a geodesic sculpture with marshmallow joints and toothpick connectors. Kids learn the difference between two and three dimensions. Ages 6-13. Drop-in.

Icon of the event 3D Printing demonstration
Fri Mar 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Learn about one of the library's favourite new technologies, the 3D mini printer. See a 3d print job from start to finish. Drop-in.

Icon of the event LEGO Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Join our Lego Club where you can create, build and use your imagination! Please register in person or by phone 416-393-7717.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 01
Wed Mar 08
Wed Mar 22
Wed Mar 29
Icon of the event After School Console  Gaming
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Humberwood

Enjoy competing with your friends on our console gaming systems. Drop- in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Dec 13
Tue Dec 20
Icon of the event Monarch Tagging Along the Scarborough Bluffs!
Tue Mar 28, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Cliffcrest

This presentation at Cliffcrest Branch will discuss the tagging of monarch butterflies at Rosetta McClain Gardens. For the last 3 years monarchs have been tagged at Rosetta on their migration to Mexico! Results of this proce...