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Icon of the event Art for Tots
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Children will explore art materials and techniques, including clay, paint, pastel and collage. Ages 2-4. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 08
Mon Jan 15
Mon Jan 22
Mon Jan 29
Mon Feb 05
Icon of the event Noon Year's Eve Celebration
Sat Dec 30, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Forget staying up until midnight, kids rule New Year's at noon! Join us for some Noon Year's Eve crafts, activities, and countdown to noon! A New Year's Eve program for the whole family. All ages....

Icon of the event Stop Motion Animation for all
Fri Dec 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bring your phone and tablet and get the free Stop Mo Studio app. Learn simple visual storytelling, and how to animate objects to create a stop motion animation movie. All ages. Please register in person or phone 416-393-7746.

Icon of the event Narrative Sequencing
Sat Dec 09, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Participants will consider the sequencing or narrative path a book may take. They will engage with images and text to form or disrupt a visual narrative. All ages. Drop in. No registration required.Call 416-396-8850 for more ...

Icon of the event The Odin String Quartet
Fri Dec 08, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Spadina Road

Join us for an interactive performance of various genres and musical styles with members of The Odin String Quartet, including some holiday pieces. No registration required.

Icon of the event Clay Landscapes
Mon Dec 04, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Participants will create low relief clay plaques depicting scenes from our natural environment and then paint them using acrylic paints. Ages 5 to 12 years. Register in person at the branch or call 416-396-8850 for more infor...

Icon of the event STORYgami
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Origami meet-up for kids the first Saturday of each month....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Dec 02
Sat Jan 06
Sat Feb 03
Sat Mar 03
Icon of the event Winter & Holiday Storytime: Let it Snow!
Fri Dec 01, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Warm yourself up this PA Day with a winter-themed storytime. Listen to stories, sing songs, and create a small craft at the end. All materials provided....

Icon of the event Holiday Open House
Wed Nov 29, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join us as we celebrate the holiday season together. Help us put up and decorate our Christmas tree. Refreshments provided....

Icon of the event After School Chess for Kids
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us on Wednesday's for after-school Chess. You can learn the basics of the game, the rules, some strategies, and even learn how to play using a Chess time-clock. Have fun learning and playing with your friends or challeng...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 29

Families can borrow free passes to local museums, art galleries and similar venues, such as the Art Gallery of Ontario and the ROM.