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Icon of the event Outdoor Survival and Urban Disaster Preparedness
Sat Sep 19, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
North York Central Library

Learn how to be prepared in the great outdoors, and when an urban disaster strikes!...

Icon of the event Summer Reading Club Wrap Party with Hanging Summer Spiral craft
Wed Aug 05, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

Get your Summer Reading Club certificate, and other surprizes....

Icon of the event Origami Crafts
Wed Aug 05, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Danforth/Coxwell

Come and learn how to make special origami crafts taught by experts from the Origami Society of Toronto....

Icon of the event A hat is a hat, is a hat....or is it?
Tue Aug 04, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Rexdale

Children are invited to the library to view hats and learn about their many uses....

Icon of the event Supreme Builder's Challenge
Wed Jul 29, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Danforth/Coxwell

In this program, children will be grouped and challenged to build the largest free-standing structure using unusual materials. Small prizes given to winning groups....

Icon of the event Board Game Bonanza
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for board games suitable for children of all ages. Games include but not limited to: Candy Land, Snakes & Ladders, Checkers, Connect 4, Scrabble, Catan and much more! This program is suitable for children over 4 yea...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 27
Mon Aug 03
Mon Aug 10
Icon of the event  Origami workshop
Mon Jul 13, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

Make two origami animals with our expert instructor in traditional Japanese paper folding....

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

Build objects out of Lego© as quickly as you can. When the bell sounds ? time is up! Drop the Lego and show us what you got. Suitable for children 6-12 years....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 06
Mon Jul 13
Mon Jul 20
Icon of the event Adults' Chess Club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Gerrard/Ashdale

Play casual chess for ages 13 years and up. Saturdays from 1 to 2:30 p.m.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 04
Sat Jul 11
Sat Jul 18
Sat Jul 25
Sat Aug 01
Icon of the event Summer Reading Club Begins
Ongoing event running from Mon Jun 29, 2015 - Sat Aug 29, 2015
Danforth/Coxwell

Children of all ages are welcome to register for the Summer Reading Club between Monday June 29th to Saturday August 29th. Pick up some cool materials and talk about the books you read with staff while collecting stickers! ...