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Icon of the event Chinese Ink Painting
Sat Feb 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Learn the technique of Chinese Ink Painting, a growing trend in the art market and a traditional art form still popular today....

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 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 Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15
Wed Feb 22
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 After School Crafting Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join us every Wednesday in April for a variety of special crafting techniques including loom bands, crochet and more! Ages 6-12 in the Children's Department, drop in no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 05
Wed Apr 12
Wed Apr 19
Wed Apr 26
Icon of the event Ukulele Club
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us and learn to play the Ukulele! Learn essential chords and strumming technique, and a new song each week. Bring your own Uke, or use one of ours!...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 03
Fri Feb 10
Fri Feb 17
Icon of the event After School Watercolour Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join us every Wednesday in May to learn basic techniques in watercolouring. Limited supplies for children ages 6-12. Drop in, no registration required. No groups permitted.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 03
Wed May 10
Wed May 17
Icon of the event Woodside Scavenger Hunt
Fri Feb 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

A great opportunity for participants to explore our Children's department and learn about the Dewey Decimal System. Registration begins Jan. 17th. Register in person or by phone. Space is limited. 416-396-8979

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

Do you enjoy playing video and board games? Try a new game or show off your skills on one of our consoles! Join us for an hour of fun and new friends!...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Feb 06
Mon Feb 13
Mon Feb 20
Mon Feb 27
Icon of the event Gamerz
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Hang out at the York Woods library for gaming with our Wii U. Play Mario Kart, Super Smash Bros and more! Every Tuesday from 4:00pm-5:00pm in Room 1. Ages 6-12.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 24
Tue Jan 31
Tue Feb 07
Tue Feb 14
Tue Feb 21