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Icon of the event Video Gaming
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Do you like video games? Want to show off your gaming skills? For ages 6-12 years old. Registration begins June 10th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 25
Tue Aug 01
Tue Aug 08
Tue Aug 15
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 flower from the library's surrounding neighbourhood, they will archive the environment in a novel way. To register, call 416-396-8850 or register i...

Icon of the event After School LEGO and Board Game Club
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Hillcrest

Come build, create and explore with LEGO or play a variety of board games. Join us for some fun times after school. For ages 6-12. Drop-in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 12
Thu Oct 19
Thu Oct 26
Icon of the event WaterColour Mixed Media Landscape
Thu Sep 21, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Learn to create paintings inspired by Toronto's landscape. Understand the different elements of a landscape and compositional techniques. For Ages 13 to 19 years. To register, call 416-396-8850, or register in person at the R...

Icon of the event Digitizing Family Memories
Ongoing event running from Tue Sep 05, 2017 - Thu Sep 28, 2017
Location: Cedarbrae

Bring your photographs, family heirlooms, writings and other materials to be documented and digitized as part of your personal collection. 10 AM to 1.30 PM. All Ages welcome. No registration required....

Icon of the event Summer Chess Club
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us for Summer Chess Club. Have fun challenging others and make new friends. Participants will get the opportunity to play Chess indoors and outdoors on our custom Chess tables. The focus will be to learn the basics of ch...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 24
Mon Jul 31
Mon Aug 14
Mon Aug 21
Icon of the event Hand Drawn Animation 101
Thu Sep 07, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Animation and moving pictures have changed storytelling. This Teens/Young Adult workshop will explore the basics of hand-drawn animation with a focus on storytelling. For ages 13 to 19 years. Register in person at the branch ...

Icon of the event P.A. Day Board Games
Fri Oct 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Spend your afternoon playing your favourite board game at the library. Different board games will be provided. This is a drop-in program. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Making Salt Clay from Scratch
Mon Sep 25, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Messy participants are invited to make clay from scratch and create their own 'stone tablets.' Ages 7 to 12 years. Register in person at the Children's desk or call 416-396-8850 to register. Limited space.

Icon of the event Back to School Craft
Tue Aug 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Hey Kids! You survived your first week of school! Come to the library and enjoy making a craft that you can take back to school! For ages 6-12. Registration begins July. 29. Space is limited.