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Icon of the event After School Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Looking for something to do after school? Join the after school club! We meet every Tuesday to make stuff, play games, do crafts, talk about books, and more! For kids ages 8-12. Please call 416-395-5440 for more information a...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 15
Tue Sep 22
Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Jul 11, 2015 | All Day
Pape/Danforth

This course teaches teens how to safely babysit infants and young children. It will cover all the necessary information including: diapering, feeding, age-appropriate activities, household safety, and basic first aid. Partici...

Icon of the event Father's Day You're the Best LED Card
Sat Jun 13, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Danforth/Coxwell

Light up dad's face with a do-it-yourself LED Father's Day greetings card. Learn how to build a small circuit to power a small LED light. Then create and decorate something special for dad. All materials and instructions w...

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 Seeds and Gardening
Sat May 30, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
North York Central Library

Learn how to save seeds in the city with the Toronto Seed Library. In this all-ages information session, we'll be reviewing the basics of seed libraries and seed saving plus have free seeds on hand for everyone. There will al...

Icon of the event Board Games - Drop In!
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

Drop into the library and play a variety of board games. This drop in is for children 4-12 years old. This program is on a first-come, first-serve basis because space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 17
Thu Aug 13
Icon of the event Lego Fun
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Port Union

Calling all Lego fans! Use your imagination and creativity to construct awesome Lego structures. This drop-in program is for for ages 5-12 years.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 05
Fri Jun 26
Icon of the event Chess and Gaming Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Have fun playing chess and other games while you improve your critical thinking skills. Ages 7-18. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Registration starts June 2, 2015.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 10
Fri Jul 17
Fri Jul 24
Fri Jul 31
Fri Aug 07
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 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