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Icon of the event Halloween Puppet Show
Sat Oct 31, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
York Woods

Dress up in your Halloween costume and join us for a very special puppet show! Make a creepy craft to take home. All ages welcome.

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 Button Making
Fri Nov 13, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
York Woods

Create and design your very own button on the PA Day! Ages 5 and up welcome. Limited supplies.

Icon of the event Art Class for Beginners
Tue Sep 29, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Taylor Memorial

Learn simple yet stunning techniques for creating beautiful painting on your first try. All materials are supplied for your use.

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 Practicing Art
10:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Lillian H. Smith

Adults feeling creative, unafraid of mixed media. Introductory artist program at your local library. Materials provided....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 06
Fri Nov 13
Fri Nov 20
Fri Nov 27
Icon of the event TEEN Gamerz
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
York Woods

A version of our popular Gamerz gaming program, but for teens ONLY. Ages 13-19. Come and use our PCs and either the XBox 360 or Wii U.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 02
Icon of the event Afterschool Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
York Woods

Register and join our Afterschool Club for children ages 8-12. Each month is a different series of activities. On select Mondays, from 4:00pm-5:00pm. No groups permitted.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 05
Mon Oct 19
Mon Nov 02
Mon Nov 09
Mon Nov 16
Icon of the event Gamerz
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
York Woods

Hang out in the computer lab for video gaming with our Wii, PCs and other consoles. Every Tuesday from 4-5pm in the lLearning Centre on the 2nd floor.. Ages 6-12. Drop-in. No groups permitted.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 01
Tue Sep 08
Tue Sep 15
Tue Sep 22
Tue Sep 29