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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 Summer Chess Club
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us for Summer Chess Club. Have fun challenging others and make new friends. Participants will get the opportunity to play Chess indoors and outdoors on our custom Chess tables. The focus will be to learn the basics of ch...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 21
Icon of the event Cutting Corners: Collage Culture
Thu Sep 28, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Join well-known artist, Greg McCarthy to learn the fundamentals of collage and transition into Punk Album covers. Participants will create their own collages. All materials will be provided free of charge. For Ages 13 to 19 y...

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 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 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!...

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 Tournament Fridays
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

The Youth Hub at Cedarbrae Library presents video game tournaments on the first friday of each month....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 06
Fri Nov 03
Fri Dec 01
Icon of the event Making Personalized Paper
Mon Sep 18, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Participants will learn to make their own paper. Embedding seeds, leaves and flowers from the library's surrounding neighbourhood, they will archive the environment in a novel way. To register, call 416-396-8850 or register ...

Icon of the event Creative Yarn Works
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Do you knit or crochet? Come out and enjoy knitting and crocheting in the library, every Thursday from 6-8 pm. Beginners are welcome. We will help you learn. Bring you own needles and wool....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Aug 24
Thu Aug 31
Thu Sep 07
Thu Sep 14
Thu Sep 21