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

All the world's a stage! Bring characters to life and create your own stories with rod, shadow and sock puppets. For ages 6 to 12. Registration begins Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Please call the branch at 416-395-5750 for mor...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 06
Mon Mar 20
Mon Mar 27
Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Enjoy a casual game with your family and friends or challenge new opponents. Bonus: improve your concentration and critical thinking! Chess players of all levels are welcome. For children ages 5 and up. Drop-in, no registrati...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 21
Sat Jan 28
Sat Feb 04
Sat Feb 11
Sat Feb 18
Icon of the event Minute to Win It Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Can you complete crazy challenges with everyday objects in just one minute? You have just ONE minute to WIN IT! Join us for fun competitive games that will test your skill and speed! For ages 6 to 12. Registration begins Mond...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Feb 06
Mon Feb 13
Mon Feb 27
Icon of the event Snap Circuitry Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Ever wonder how electronics work? Want to try building your own interactive projects? Learn basic circuitry through hands-on activities using Snap Circuits! For ages 9 to 12. Registration begins Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Pl...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 03
Fri Mar 10
Fri Mar 24
Fri Mar 31
Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Enjoy a casual game with your family and friends or challenge new opponents. Bonus: improve your concentration and critical thinking! Chess players of all levels are welcome. For children ages 5 and up. Drop-in, no registrati...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 01
Sat Apr 08
Sat Apr 15
Sat Apr 22
Sat Apr 29
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 Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15
Wed Feb 22
Icon of the event Maker Club - Program is FULL
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, December 19.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 23
Mon Jan 30
Icon of the event Origami Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Try your hand at the art of paper folding! Create your own amazing creatures and treasures to take home. For ages 6 to 12. Registration begins Tuesday, April 18. For more information, please call the branch at 416-395-5750.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 01
Mon May 08
Mon May 15
Icon of the event March Break Gamemakers
Thu Mar 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

This workshop will introduce participants to video game creation, no programming experience required! Representing the Hand Eye Society, a local non-profit videogame arts organization, Ken Cho has coordinated many game-making...

Icon of the event Design a Bookmark Contest!
Ongoing event running from Mon Jan 02, 2017 - Fri Jan 20, 2017
Location: Spadina Road

Come into any branch of Toronto Public Library and pick up a bookmark design flyer. Create your design in the space as shown and drop it off at your local branch or bookmobile. Grand Award winners will each receive a book p...