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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 Oct 06
Fri Nov 17
Fri Dec 01
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 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 03
Tue Oct 10
Tue Oct 17
Tue Oct 24
Icon of the event Winterize Your Lawn and Garden
Tue Sep 26, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Port Union

Presented by Diana Wilson, Community Engagement Coordinator-Toronto, Toronto and Region Conservation. From lawn care and leaf clean-up, to preparing for next year's garden beds - learn what to do this fall to give your lawn a...

Icon of the event Creative Time - Songs & Stories
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Scarborough Civic Centre

This program will encourage children to explore their creative and imaginary skills as well as participate in music and movement, songs and stories....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 21
Thu Sep 28
Thu Oct 05
Thu Oct 12
Thu Oct 19
Icon of the event Chess Club
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Scarborough Civic Centre

Come join us for some casual chess. Players of all levels are welcome. A staff member will teach anyone who is interested in learning how to play....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 26
Tue Oct 10
Tue Oct 24
Tue Nov 07
Tue Nov 21
Icon of the event P.A. Day Craft
Fri Nov 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Join us for a special craft program in the afternoon. Children will be able to create one of a kind artwork to take home and enjoy. Ages 3 and up. Drop in.

Icon of the event Teens After School Chess Club
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Enjoy a game of chess with your friends or challenge new opponents. Chess players of all levels are welcomed....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 06
Fri Oct 13
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. Tuesday December 5 - Tuesday December 19, 2017(no Gamerz on Dec 26). Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Dec 05
Tue Dec 12
Tue Dec 19
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 Sep 23
Sat Sep 30
Sat Oct 14
Sat Oct 21
Sat Oct 28