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Icon of the event Wild About Animals: Group Collage Workshop
Thu Jul 28, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Using colourful fabric and materials, you'll help in creating a giant group collage featuring animals and nature scenes to display in the branch for the rest of the summer! Ages 6 & up....

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 The Joker's Wild: Learn Card Tricks - FULL
Tue Aug 02, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Enter the beguiling world of illusion and slight-of-hand as you perfect your craft as a master of the cards. Learn four tricks to amaze and bewilder your family and friends. Bring your own deck or use one of ours. Ages 7 & up...

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 Build-A-Spooky City Workshop
Sat Oct 08, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Ever thought about what places make up a city? How about a spooky city? Haunted towers, a witch's grocery store, undead amusement parks, mummy museums...You think it and build it! With boxes, paper products, recyclable materi...

Icon of the event Artists in the Library: Miss Mary Mack Mix Up! Skipping Rope & Playground Games
Sat Sep 24, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Got the back-to-school blues? Come hang out with artist Annie Wong to come up with new skipping rope songs and playground clapping games to make your back-to-school days a fun. Ages 6-12....

Icon of the event Outdoor Survival Game
Thu Aug 11, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Select your animal and survive in this outdoor chase game that demonstrates the basics of ecology and food chains. Be the last animal standing and win! Ages 7 & up....

Icon of the event Geocaching 101
Sat Aug 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

The Toronto Public Library is now host to a series of Geocaches. Come learn what Geocaching is, how to find a geocache. There will also be the opportunity to meet and talk with experienced geocachers. For more information ...

Icon of the event Miss Mary Mack Mix Up! Skipping Rope & Playground Games
Sat Sep 24, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Got the back-to-school blues? Come hang out with artist Annie Wong to come up with new skipping rope songs and playground clapping games to make your back-to-school days a fun. Ages 6-12....

Icon of the event Putting Your Garden to Bed
Thu Sep 15, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Steeles

From dealing with fallen leaves, to winterizing your rain barrel and preparing your garden beds for winter, join Toronto and Region Conservation to learn what to do this fall for a healthy, beautiful yard year round. Particip...