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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 Apr 01
Sat Apr 08
Sat Apr 15
Sat Apr 22
Sat Apr 29
Icon of the event Snap Circuitry Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Ever wonder how electronics work? Want to try building your own interactive projects? Learn basic circuitry through hands-on activities using Snap Circuits! For ages 9 to 12. Registration begins Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Pl...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 03
Fri Mar 10
Fri Mar 24
Fri Mar 31
Icon of the event March Break Board Games
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Sanderson

Challenge your friends to a board game! Learn a new game or play an old favourite....

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

Do you like video games? Want to show off your console skills on the Wii or PS3? Join us for afternoons filled with fun and new friends! For ages 6 to 12. Drop-in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 01
Wed Mar 08
Wed Mar 22
Wed Mar 29
Wed Apr 05
Icon of the event Origami Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Try your hand at the art of paper folding! Create your own amazing creatures and treasures to take home. For ages 6 to 12. Registration begins Tuesday, April 18. For more information, please call the branch at 416-395-5750.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 01
Mon May 08
Mon May 15
Mon May 29
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 Tie Dye Workshop for Children
Fri May 26, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Join us in this fun and creative tie dye workshop here at the Library. Ages 7-12. Please register by calling 416-395-5966 or email janesheppard@torontopubliclibrary.ca

Icon of the event Scientastic Lab: How to make a Bouncy Ball
Fri Apr 07, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Join us for science fun and make a colourful bouncy ball. For ages 5-12. Please register by calling 416-395-5966 or email janesheppard@torontopubliclibrary.ca

Icon of the event CODING LAB FOR KIDS
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Learn how to use basic coding skills. Ages 8-14. Please register by calling 416-395-5966.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 06
Mon Mar 20
Mon Mar 27
Icon of the event Minute to Win It Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Can you complete crazy challenges with everyday objects in just one minute? You have just ONE minute to WIN IT! Join us for fun competitive games that will test your skill and speed! For ages 6 to 12. Registration begins Mond...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Feb 27