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Icon of the event Chess in the Library
10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Interested in learning how to play chess? Want to play chess with others in the community? Join us for chess in the library! Featuring CFC & CMA rated games, casual chess, beginner lessons, chess puzzle competitions, simultan...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 09
Sat Jul 16
Sat Jul 23
Sat Jul 30
Sat Aug 06
Icon of the event Handraising Monarch Butterflies
Sat Jul 23, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Learn all about the Monarch Butterfly and how to raise one at home!...

Icon of the event Where in the world is this?
Ongoing event running from Wed Jun 01, 2016 - Thu Jun 30, 2016
Location: Cedarbrae

Answer all 5 questions of our Travel Contest to enter the draw and win some exciting prizes!...

Icon of the event Wildlife Craft
Sat Aug 06, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Join us for a Wild Life Craft, children will get a chance to make a special craft. For children ages 6 to 12 years old. Registration begins July 6th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Icon of the event After School Crafternoon Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join us every Wednesday, October 5 - October 26 from 4:00-5:00pm in the Children's Department and make a cool craft to take home. Ages 6-12, drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 05
Wed Oct 12
Wed Oct 19
Icon of the event Wildlife Bingo
Sat Jul 30, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Play a Wild Life edition of Bingo at the Library. For children ages 6 to 12. Registration begins June 29th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Happy Birthday, Harry Potter!
Fri Jul 29, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us and celebrate our favourite wizard's birthday, and the release of "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child". Make your own golden snitch, try your hand at tessomancy (the art of reading tea leaves), and perfect your calligr...

Icon of the event Wildlife Trivia
Sat Jul 23, 2016 | 2:15 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Woodside Square Presents Animal Trivia for children 6 to 8 years old. Registration begins June 15th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8978. Space is limited

Icon of the event Board Games
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Play a variety of Board Games. First-come, First-served. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 07
Thu Aug 25
Icon of the event Jewellery Making for Kids
Tue Jul 05, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Learn to make beautiful jewellery with different materials and techniques. All tools and materials will be provided....