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Icon of the event Ultimate Lego Challenge
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Build objects out of Lego© as quickly as you can. When the bell sounds, the time is up! Drop the Lego and show us what you got. 4 building challenges and only 10 minutes to put it all together....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 08
Fri Jul 15
Fri Jul 22
Fri Jul 29
Fri Aug 05
Icon of the event Chess in the Library
10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Interested in learning how to play chess? Want to play chess with others in the community? Join us for chess in the library! Featuring CFC & CMA rated games, casual chess, beginner lessons, chess puzzle competitions, simultan...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 09
Sat Jul 16
Sat Jul 23
Sat Jul 30
Sat Aug 06
Icon of the event Toronto Mini Repair Cafe: Clothing and Jewelry
Sat Aug 06, 2016 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Need some clothing or jewelry fixed? We invite you to bring your pants that need hemming or a broken necklace, and learn how to fix with us!...

Icon of the event Sanderson's Wild BINGO!
Tue Aug 16, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Sanderson

Come join us for some wild BINGO and win some prizes! Younger children may require assistance from parents....

Icon of the event WILD Stories and Games
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for WILD games and stories based on this year's Summer Reading Club theme! Suitable for ages 6-12. Drop in!...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 04
Mon Jul 11
Mon Jul 18
Mon Jul 25
Mon Aug 08
Icon of the event Friday Night Knit/Crochet Club
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Share your interest in knitting, crocheting and other wool crafts. Read and discuss knitting fiction. Learn how to crochet puppets and toys to accompany your children's favorite stories. Patterns and instruction provided. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 08
Fri Jul 22
Fri Aug 05
Fri Aug 19
Icon of the event Short Story Writing Workshop for Teens
Sat Aug 27, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Katie Bryski, the winner of the Toronto Star 2016 Short Story Contest, will show young writers how to craft a short story in this workshop for teens ages 12-17. Click the link below to reserve a spot in the program starting o...

Icon of the event Arduino for Total Beginners (Tues. Sept. 27, 2016)
Tue Sep 27, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Learn how to use an Arduino micro-controller. This program is for those who know nothing about Arduino, micro-controllers and electronics. A laptop and Arduino kit are provided for use during this workshop in Study Room 3, 1...

Icon of the event Call of Gamers: Teen Video Game Nights
6:15 pm - 7:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Join Malvern's Youth Advisory Group for a night of fun and video games including games for Wii, PS3 and XBox 360. No registration required, just drop in and get your game on!


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 07
Thu Jul 14
Thu Jul 21
Thu Jul 28
Thu Aug 04
Icon of the event Origami Workshop for Teens
Sat Jul 16, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

The Origami Society of Toronto presents this paper folding workshop for teens. Learn the tricks and techniques involved in the ancient art of paper folding....