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Icon of the event After School Club
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

After school drop-in every MONDAY for all kinds of FUN! Includes video games, board games and other activities. For children aged 6-12. For the last Monday of the each month, we will feature a special After School Club Progra...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 18
Mon Sep 25
Mon Oct 16
Mon Oct 23
Mon Oct 30
Icon of the event Digitizing Family Memories
10:00 am - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Bring your photographs, family heirlooms, writings and other materials to be documented and digitized as part of your personal collection. All Ages welcome. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 05
Thu Sep 07
Tue Sep 12
Thu Sep 14
Tue Sep 19
Icon of the event Water Colour Mixed Media Landscape
Thu Sep 21, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Learn to create paintings inspired by Toronto's landscape. Understand the different elements of a landscape and compositional techniques. All supplies provided.For Ages 13 to 19 years. To register, call 416-396-8850, or regis...

Icon of the event Video Gaming Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Do you like video games? Want to show off your console skills on the Wii or PS3? Join us for afternoons filled with fun and new friends! For ages 6 to 12. Drop-in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 01
Wed Nov 08
Wed Nov 15
Wed Nov 22
Wed Nov 29
Icon of the event Knit & Crochet Club
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Share your interest in knitting, crocheting and other wool crafts. Patterns and instructions provided, starter materials available to borrow. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Aug 18
Fri Sep 01
Fri Sep 15
Fri Oct 06
Fri Oct 20
Icon of the event Virtual Reality Gaming
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Join us for an afternoon of Virtual Reality gaming and programs. This weekly program will explore various VR titles as a hands-on introduction to VR. Drop-in program.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 21
Mon Aug 28
Icon of the event Smartphone Photography
Ongoing event running from Thu Oct 19, 2017 - Sat Dec 02, 2017
Location: Cedarbrae

Participants will learn basic to advanced photographic techniques using their smartphones. They are welcome to add their images into the Baldwin Collection Archives. Ages 13 to 19 years. To register, call 416-396-8850 or regi...

Icon of the event Making Salt Clay from Scratch
Mon Sep 25, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Messy participants are invited to make clay from scratch and create their own 'stone tablets.' Ages 7 to 12 years. Register in person at the Children's desk or call 416-396-8850 to register. Limited space.

Icon of the event Maker Mondays
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Transform everyday items or recycled materials into creative crafts and cool toys! For ages 6 to 12. Registration begins Monday, November 20, 2017. To register, please call the branch at 416-395-5750 or visit the second floor...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Dec 04
Mon Dec 11
Icon of the event Curious Cartographers
Mon Sep 11, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Participants will design a map outlining routes to favourite books and nooks at the branch. Ages 6 to 12. Supplies will be provided. To register, call 416-396-8850 or register in person at the children's desk. Limited space!...