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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 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 Crafters' Circle
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern Elms

Come out and enjoy good company with other knitters and crafters.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15
Wed Feb 22
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 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 Knitting night Tuesdays.
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Perth/Dupont

Get started knitting or crocheting. Bring your project. Talk some yarn. Show off your creation to an appreciative audience. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 24
Tue Jan 31
Tue Feb 07
Tue Feb 14
Tue Feb 21
Icon of the event After School Makers Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Flemingdon Park

What can you create with LEGO and K'Nex? The possibilities are endless! Join us in the Glass Room to explore the endless possibilities....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 06
Thu Apr 13
Thu Apr 20
Thu Apr 27
Thu May 04
Icon of the event Valentine's Day Craft
Mon Feb 13, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Jones

Celebrate Valentine's Day with a love-themed craft to take home!

Icon of the event March Break Craft
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Enjoy an afternoon of creating fun crafts. See branch for details. Space is limited. Tickets will be given out 30 mins prior to the start of the program at 1:30pm. Daycares and large groups please call 416-396-8964.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 13
Tue Mar 14
Icon of the event After School Club - Fractured Fairy Tale Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

In the far-away land of Toronto, a group of children listens to fairy tales. They perform their own stories, compete for the funniest fill-in-the-blank story, and predict what happens after "they all lived happily ever after....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 07
Tue Mar 21
Tue Mar 28