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Icon of the event Magic Camp
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

(Ages 8-10) Sign up for Magic Camp and learn amazing tricks and illusions from a professional magician over the course of one week. Discover the secrets of coin and rope magic, make your own props and put on your own show! Re...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Aug 18
Icon of the event Fall Paper Making Club
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you know you can make paper yourself? We have the Club for you then! Bring your own materials or come and see a demonstration of how this technique can be done cheaply and easily. Reserve your table as space is limited. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 11
Mon Sep 25
Mon Oct 02
Mon Oct 16
Mon Oct 23
Icon of the event Chess Club
11:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge new opponents.All ages and levels are welcome.Drop-in.No registration required....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 26
Icon of the event Canadian Race: Long Branch Edition
Thu Aug 31, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Long Branch

Join us for this TD Summer Reading Club wrap up event and test your scavenger hunt skills with a race through the library. Prizes. Ages 6 and up. No groups please.

Icon of the event Gamerz
4:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Play SuperSmash Bros, Mario Kart and more using our WiiU! For children ages 6-12 in Room 1. Tuesday Oct 3 - Tues Oct 24 (no Gamerz on Oct 30). Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 03
Tue Oct 10
Tue Oct 17
Tue Oct 24
Icon of the event Winter Holiday Craft
Sat Dec 09, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Spread holiday cheer by creating a craft for the holidays to brighten up your home! For Children 6-12 years old. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Registration begins Nov. 9th. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Gamerz
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Play SuperSmash Bros, Mario Kart and more using our WiiU! For children ages 6-12 in Room 1. Tuesday December 5 - Tuesday December 19, 2017(no Gamerz on Dec 26). Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Dec 05
Tue Dec 12
Icon of the event Chess Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Enjoy a game of chess with your friends or challenge new opponents. Drop in only.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 19
Sat Aug 26
Sat Sep 02
Sat Sep 09
Sat Sep 16
Icon of the event PA Day STEAM
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Come and let off some STEAM on your PA Day with us! Enjoy various activities featuring Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math! Please register by emailing ywkids@torontopubliclibrary.ca or call 416-395-5980. For chil...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 06
Fri Nov 17
Fri Dec 01
Icon of the event Back to School Craft
Tue Aug 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Hey Kids! You survived your first week of school! Come to the library and enjoy making a craft that you can take back to school! For ages 6-12. Registration begins July. 29. Space is limited.