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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 Sep 18
Mon Sep 25
Mon Oct 16
Mon Oct 23
Mon Oct 30
Icon of the event Collage and Contemporary Art
Fri Sep 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Coined in the 20th Century, collage is used by artists to make political statements and as process work to explore different formal relationships (colour, shape, size, texture, etc.)....

Icon of the event Science Challenge Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

The library is your laboratory! Can you build a chair out of newspapers? Can you drop an egg off a balcony and keep it from breaking? Take the challenge and join us for cool hands-on experiments! For ages 9 to 12. Registratio...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 08
Fri Sep 15
Fri Sep 22
Fri Sep 29
Icon of the event Curious Cartographers
Mon Sep 11, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Participants will design a map out lining 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 Knitters' Drop-In
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Do you love to knit? Do you want to learn? Join our group of knitters that meet in study room #1 on the second floor to chat, work on a project, share your skill and learn something new. All levels welcome. Supplies provided ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 31
Icon of the event Tiny Crafts for Teens
Wed Aug 16, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Try your hand at making tiny books to use as charms on key chains or necklaces. Then make a tiny banner to help celebrate the little things in life! All supplies provided. Just bring your creativity and your friends!...

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 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 Sep 06
Wed Sep 20
Wed Oct 04
Wed Oct 18
Tue Oct 31
Icon of the event Create Your Own Board Game
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Learn how to build your very own board game from award winning creator Adam Clare! In this workshop, you will learn about game design, create rules for your game, and bring home a finished product to play with friends and fam...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 02
Icon of the event Make a Piñata!
Wed Aug 23, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bummed that summer has to end? Make yourself a piñata and:...