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Icon of the event Chess in the Library
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

Featuring casual chess, Blitz and CFC-rated games

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 02
Sat Jan 09
Sat Jan 16
Sat Jan 23
Sat Jan 30
Icon of the event Crafts for Kids
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

Get in touch with your creative side! Make something to take home using paper, scissors, colours and your imagination! All ages welcome. Parents must be present for children 6 years and younger. Drop-in only.

Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 30
Mon Dec 07
Mon Dec 14
Mon Dec 21
Mon Dec 28
Icon of the event Makey Makey for KIDS!
Fri Mar 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

Learn how to make a banana into a piano, high fives into a drum kit, and play-doh into a Super Mario game controller - all using a device called the Makey Makey. As you build, you'll learn about programming and other scientif...

Icon of the event LEGO
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

Join us after school for fun with LEGO! This is a drop-in program on a first-come basis, for ages 6-12 years. Space is limited.

Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 30
Mon Dec 07
Mon Dec 14
Icon of the event Gamerz Challenge
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

Bring your game face and challenge your friends to X-Box.

Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 27
Thu Dec 03
Fri Dec 04
Thu Dec 10
Fri Dec 11
Icon of the event March Break Craft
Wed Mar 16, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Come and make a March Break Craft, for more information call 416-396-8916.

Icon of the event Make a Wild Thing Craft with Plasticine Artist Barbara Reid
Sat Dec 12, 2015 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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 Family Literacy Day - Library BINGO
Sat Jan 23, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Woodside Square

Celebrate Family Literacy Day! Families will play Library BINGO. Registration begins Dec. 19th. Register in person or by calling 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

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

Come out and fold origami, more unique and dazzling than paper planes. Your level of experience doesn't matter. The University of Toronto Origami Club F.O.L.D. (Fly with Origami, Learn to Dream) will be on site to guide fol...

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Dec 05
Sat Jan 02
Sat Feb 06
Sat Mar 05
Icon of the event Spider Lollies Craft
Sat Nov 28, 2015 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Spadina Road

Join us for a craft using lollipops to make spiders!...