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Icon of the event Get Inspired Workshops: Day of the Dead Pots
Thu Oct 19, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Learn how to decorate clay pots with Skulls for the Day of the Dead. Free. All supplies provided. For ages 11-18. Auditorium....

Icon of the event PA 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
Icon of the event Gamerz
4:00 pm - 4:00 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 Oct 3 - Tues Oct 24 (no Gamerz on Oct 30). Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 03
Tue Oct 10
Tue Oct 17
Icon of the event Collage and Contemporary Art
Fri Sep 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Coined in the 20th Century, collage is used by artists to make political statements and as process work to explore different formal relationships (colour, shape, size, texture, etc.)....

Icon of the event Fall Paper Making Club
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you know you can make paper yourself? We have the Club for you then! Bring your own materials or come and see a demonstration of how this technique can be done cheaply and easily. Reserve your table as space is limited. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 11
Mon Sep 25
Mon Oct 02
Mon Oct 16
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:
Wed Sep 06
Wed Sep 20
Wed Oct 04
Wed Oct 18
Icon of the event Duct Tape Crafts
Fri Aug 18, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Centennial

Use your imagination to create duct tape picture frames for your room, pencil case for your backpack or fancy storage boxes to treasure your memories....

Icon of the event A Century of Ontario Photographs
Wed Aug 16, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

This presentation examines some of the highlights of the Archives of Ontario's extensive photograph collections, and explains how these records are managed and preserved. It showcases photographs produced by Ontario governmen...

Icon of the event Silk Flower Making Workshop
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

A craft created in Japan, popular in Taiwan and China. Attend our monthly classes and have flowers all year round....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 28
Fri Aug 25
Fri Sep 29
Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Sat Jul 22, 2017 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Learn about Canada's national parks, tips on planning a camping trip, and related skills like setting up a tent and cooking in the outdoors....