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Icon of the event Easter Egg Hunt
Sat Apr 15, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Children will explore the library and learn about the Dewey Decimal System by participating in an Easter Egg Hunt. Registration begins March 11. Register in person or by calling 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Mother's Day Craft
Sat May 13, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Celebrate Mother's Day by creating a wonderful gift for your Mom! Registration begins Thursday April 13th. Register in person or by calling 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Chess in the Library for Kids
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us on Wednesday's for Chess in the Library. You can learn the basics of chess, the rules, some strategies or just have fun playing with your friends and challenging others....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 22
Icon of the event Monarch Tagging Along the Scarborough Bluffs!
Tue Mar 28, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Cliffcrest

This presentation at Cliffcrest Branch will discuss the tagging of monarch butterflies at Rosetta McClain Gardens. For the last 3 years monarchs have been tagged at Rosetta on their migration to Mexico! Results of this proce...

Icon of the event March Break Robotics
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

This workshop will introduce participants to building robots using LEGO and programming them using NXT software. Various tasks will be assigned for the robots to complete and small competitions between teams will be held. No ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 13
Tue Mar 14
Wed Mar 15
Icon of the event Craft for Kids: Zentangle
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Bring your creativity and make something cool at the library! Learn about the Zentangle Method - a fun and relaxing way to create beautifully drawn images....

Icon of the event March Break Gamemakers
Thu Mar 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

This workshop will introduce participants to video game creation, no programming experience required! Representing the Hand Eye Society, a local non-profit videogame arts organization, Ken Cho has coordinated many game-making...

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

All the world's a stage! Bring characters to life and create your own stories with rod, shadow and sock puppets. For ages 6 to 12. Registration begins Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Please call the branch at 416-395-5750 for mor...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 06
Mon Mar 20
Mon Mar 27
Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Enjoy a casual game with your family and friends or challenge new opponents. Bonus: improve your concentration and critical thinking! Chess players of all levels are welcome. For children ages 5 and up. Drop-in, no registrati...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 25
Sat Mar 04
Sat Mar 11
Sat Mar 18
Sat Mar 25
Icon of the event March Break Crafternoon
Tue Mar 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Spend a fun afternoon at the library making creative arts and crafts! For ages 5 and up. Drop-in, no registration required. Space is limited. Large groups must inquire ahead of time. Please call the branch at 416-395-5750 for...