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Icon of the event Altered Books
Thu Aug 25, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Come and join the fun creating an altered book. Make a pop-up book, a secret treasure chest, or a 3D image from an unwanted book. Ages 10-16. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440.

Icon of the event After School Club for Kids
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: 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 to register.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 13
Tue Sep 20
Tue Sep 27
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Icon of the event Repair Cafe
Sat Jul 23, 2016 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Queen/Saulter

Get broken items fixed for free and learn while doing it! We'll have fixers for computers, electronics, small appliances, furniture, clothes, jewelry, books and more. For whatever you need fixin', bring it on!...

Icon of the event End of Summer Kids' Spa Party!
Wed Aug 24, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Celebrate the end of a fantastic summer with a manicure, and make a take home spa product! Just in time for back to school....

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Enjoy a game with your friends or challenge new opponents. Bonus: improve your concentration and critical thinking! Chess players of all levels are welcome....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 23
Sat Jul 30
Sat Aug 06
Sat Aug 13
Sat Aug 20
Icon of the event Robotics: NXT Robotics Building & Competition
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Build robots using LEGO and program them using NXT software. Team up and put your robots to the test in this three-session challenge! No previous experience required!...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 20
Sat Aug 27
Sat Sep 03
Icon of the event Wild Wednesday: Crafternoon
Wed Aug 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Spend a wild afternoon getting artsy and crafty. Make it and take it home! For ages 6 and up. Drop-in, no registration required. Large groups must enquire ahead of time. Limit of one large group per Wild Wednesday event. Larg...

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 HOWL-o-WEEN Party!
Thu Oct 27, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Queen/Saulter

Join us for tricks and treats! Don't forget to wear your costume.

Icon of the event Chess and Gaming Club
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: 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. Registartion starts June 1, 2016.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Aug 12
Fri Aug 19