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Icon of the event Kick-Start Your Memoir Using the Senses
Fri Nov 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join author and editor Sharon Crawford for an interactive workshop on how to write a memoir. The workshop will include using the senses to trigger memories; pointers on collecting documents, photos and doing other basic resea...

Icon of the event Noon Year's Eve Celebration
Sat Dec 30, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Forget staying up until midnight, kids rule New Year's at noon! Join us for some Noon Year's Eve crafts, activities, and countdown to noon! A New Year's Eve program for the whole family. All ages....

Icon of the event Board Game Night
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jane/Dundas

Board games are great for keeping your brain fit and healthy! Join us for an evening of strategy, competition, and fun! Play one of our board games, or bring a board game you wish to share with other board game fans. Clue, Je...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 02
Thu Dec 07
Icon of the event Knitting and Crocheting
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Port Union

If you enjoy knitting and crocheting and would like the chance to meet other crafters in the community, please drop in. All you need to bring are knitting needles/crochet hooks and your favorite yarn. Several community volunt...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 28
Sat Nov 04
Sat Nov 11
Sat Nov 18
Sat Nov 25
Icon of the event After School Club
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

After school drop-in every MONDAY for all kinds of FUN! Includes video games, board games and other activities. For children aged 6-12. For the last Monday of the each month, we will feature a special After School Club Progra...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 23
Mon Oct 30
Mon Nov 06
Mon Nov 13
Mon Nov 20
Icon of the event P.A. Day STEAM
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Come and let off some STEAM on your PA Day with us! Enjoy various activities featuring Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math! Please register by emailing ywkids@torontopubliclibrary.ca or call 416-395-5980. For chil...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 17
Fri Dec 01
Icon of the event Gamerz
4:00 pm - 5:00 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, monthly on select Tuesdays from 4:00-5:00pm. Drop in, no registration required....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 24
Tue Feb 06
Tue Feb 13
Icon of the event Get Inspired Workshops: Button Ornaments
Thu Nov 16, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Learn how to make Ornaments out of Buttons. Free. All supplies provided....

Icon of the event Build a Haunted Castle Workshop
Sat Oct 28, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Spend an afternoon at the library creating your very own spooky palace with boxes, paper rolls, and tissue. Add a touch of cobwebs, spiders, and bats, and showcase your terrifying creation in the library, just in time for Hal...

Icon of the event Lunchtime Gaming
11:45 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Join us over your lunch break to play a wide variety of games. From classic board-games to Xbox 360/One, Nintendo Wii, and PlayStation 3, we have something for everyone....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 31
Tue Nov 14
Wed Nov 29