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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 Thanksgiving Craft
Sat Oct 07, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Children 6-12 years old will create a fun and festive craft for Thanksgiving. Registration begins Sept. 7th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Curios Cartographers
Mon Sep 11, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Participants will design a map out lining routes to favourite books and nooks at the branch. Supplies will be provided. To register, call 416-396-8850 or register in person at the children's desk. Limited space!!!

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 Gamerz
4:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Play SuperSmash Bros, Mario Kart and more using our WiiU! For children ages 6-12 in Room 1. Tuesday Oct 3 - Tues Oct 24 (no Gamerz on Oct 30). Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 03
Tue Oct 10
Tue Oct 17
Tue Oct 24
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 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 Cutting Corners: Collage Culture
Thu Sep 28, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Join well-known artist, Greg McCarthy to learn the fundamentals of collage and transition into Punk Album covers. Participants will create their own collages. All materials will be provided free of charge. For Ages 13 to 19 y...

Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Sat Aug 12, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Learn about Canada's national parks, tips on planning a camping trip, and related skills like setting up a tent and cooking in the outdoors....

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