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Icon of the event Chalk Drawing on the Patio
Thu Sep 10, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 4:55 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

We invite children of all ages to draw chalk figures and designs on our outdoor patio. Drop-in after school.

Icon of the event Let's Talk Science:
Wed Sep 30, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Calling all kids who want to experiment with electrical circuits, conductors, insulators and electromagnets. The University of Toronto's "Let's Talk Science" group will be at the branch to help inspire your sense of discover...

Icon of the event Raptor watching at Rosetta McClain
Tue Sep 22, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Taylor Memorial

Rosetta McClain gardens is one of the best sights in the GTA to observe the fall migration of Raptors (Hawks, eagles, falcons, vultures) along the Scarborough bluffs. This presentation will introduce you to the 15 or so spec...

Icon of the event Make a Wild Thing Craft with Plasticine Artist Barbara Reid
Sat Dec 12, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Make a plasticine Wild Thing with award-winning children's author and illustrator Barbara Reid. After the craft program, tour the Sendak exhibit "Let the Wild Rumpus Start" at the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books....

Icon of the event Holdiay Card Craft Program
Thu Dec 03, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

Make a card celebrating Kwanza, Hanukkah, Christmas, Solstice or any other upcoming holiday. Ages 6-12. Please register in person or phone 416-393-7717.

Icon of the event Awesome After School Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Don Mills

Looking for something to do after school? Interested in writing, art, technology, LEGO, 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 o...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 15
Tue Sep 22
Tue Sep 29
Tue Oct 06
Tue Oct 13
Icon of the event Crocheting/Knitting
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
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 Sep 01
Tue Sep 08
Tue Sep 15
Tue Sep 22
Tue Sep 29
Icon of the event Beyond Auto: Using Your Digital Camera -  An Introduction
Wed Oct 07, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

What do all those numbers on your digital camera mean? ISO, Aperture, Shutter Speed? Join Photographer Pamela Williams for an illustrated slide show that will provide an introduction to photography for those who dare to move ...

Icon of the event Board Games Bonanza
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Gerrard/Ashdale

Play games such as Mastermind, Scrabble, Pictionary, Balderdash, Sudoku, Fruit Salad, chess, checkers or cards. Plus many others to choose from. Ages 7-12. Please register in person or phone 416-393-7717.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 05
Thu Nov 12
Thu Nov 19
Thu Nov 26
Icon of the event Crayon Creators' Club
Sat Sep 19, 2015 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Small Print Press is kicking off their Fall 2015 season of big programs for little storytellers at Lillian H. Smith Library with a day of stories, crafts and thinking outside the box, for artists aged 2-6....