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Icon of the event Origami 101
Sat May 13, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Jones

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month with a special instructional session on making origami! Learn how to make a beautiful piece of origami to take home.

Icon of the event The Golden Era of Postcards
Fri May 26, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

For the past seven years George Sachs has been the President of the Toronto Postcard Club, the largest such club in Canada. Postcards are fascinating pieces of history, a record of another time that we still have today. Georg...

Icon of the event Lunchtime Gaming
11:45 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Join us over your lunch break to play a wide variety of games. From classic board-games to Xbox 360/One, Nintendo Wii, and PlayStation 3, we have something for everyone....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 03
Wed May 17
Wed May 31
Wed Jun 14
Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Wed Jul 19, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: York Woods

Learn about Canada's national parks, tips on planning a camping trip, and related skills like setting up a tent and cooking in the outdoors....

Icon of the event DIY: Tie Dye Fashion
Sat Jul 08, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Join us and make your very own tie dye shirts because our shirts are 'tie-die for'! Bring your own blank white shirt - we'll provide the rest....

Icon of the event Awesome After School Club: Gardening
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Looking for something to do after school? Come hang out at the Don Mills Branch for our weekly club to cultivate your green thumb and get your hands dirty with some indoor and outdoor gardening! Bring your friends or make som...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 06
Tue Jun 13
Tue Jun 20
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 May 01
Mon May 08
Mon May 15
Mon May 29
Mon Jun 05
Icon of the event DIY: Face Masks
Sat Aug 12, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Have fun inventing a product that is a perfect match for your skin. Give your face a break and enjoy making natural, chemical-free face masks!...

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....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 06
Sat May 13
Sat May 20
Sat May 27
Sat Jun 03
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 May 03
Wed May 10
Wed May 17
Wed May 24
Wed May 31