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Icon of the event Halloween Party
Fri Oct 31, 2014 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Steeles

A fun program for children for Halloween.

Icon of the event Elements of Photography
Wed Oct 29, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

What are the secrets behind how famous photos are created? Using engaging images, Photographer Pamela Williams will examine the use of scale, point of view, and composition, while exploring the use of light, focus, timing an...

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Fairview

Want to learn to play Chess? or want to enjoy a challenging Chess game with other Chess fans? Come and join Chess in the Library Club....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 20
Sat Sep 27
Sat Oct 04
Sat Oct 11
Sat Oct 18
Icon of the event LEGO Challenge Club
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Don Mills

Are you a master builder? Do you hate following the instructions? Looking for friends who love LEGO as much as you do? Join Don Mills' monthly LEGO Challenge Club for a mix of fast paced LEGO building challenges and free crea...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 20
Sat Oct 18
Sat Nov 15
Icon of the event After School Maker Program
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Malvern

Put your imagination to work and join us for this craft and creative play program after school Tuesdays. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 16
Tue Sep 23
Tue Sep 30
Tue Oct 07
Tue Oct 14
Icon of the event Teen Gaming Drop-in
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Don Mills

Calling all gamers. Test your skills and have some fun with the PS3!...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 05
Fri Oct 03
Fri Nov 07
Icon of the event Friday Night Knit/Crochet Club
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Malvern

Share your interest in knitting, crocheting and other wool crafts. Read and discuss knitting fiction. Learn how to crochet puppets and toys to accompany your children's favorite stories. Patterns and instruction provided. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 05
Fri Sep 19
Fri Oct 03
Fri Oct 17
Fri Nov 07
Icon of the event Glowing Textiles for Teens
Mon Aug 18, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Malvern

Get glowing with a Fashion Futures workshop presented by The Textile Museum of Canada. Using conductive thread and LED lights, learn how to create a circuit and consider the ways in which blinking lights attached to clothing ...

Icon of the event Switch On! An Electronics Workshop
Sat Aug 16, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fairview

This workshop will teach you the simple steps involved in making a switch...the basis of all things electronic. Ages 13-17. Registration required. For more information, call 416-395-5750.

Icon of the event Book Hacking for Teens
Thu Aug 14, 2014 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Malvern

A secret safe, flowerpot or art installation...the opportunities for recycling and repurposing old books are endless. Get creative and up-cycle a book into a new treasure.