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Icon of the event Robotics Coding Workshop
Mon Dec 04, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Spend an hour coding and programming our robots - Codeybot, Dash & Dot and Sphero - while exploring problem solving, logic and creativity. Ages 8-12....

Icon of the event Hour of Code: Binary Bracelets
Mon Dec 04, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Thorncliffe

Binary is extremely important in the world of computers. The majority of computers today store all sorts of information in binary form. This lesson helps demonstrate how it is possible to take something from real life and tra...

Icon of the event Hour of Black Code
Tue Dec 05, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

In celebration of Hour of Code (https://hourofcode.com/ca) and Computer Science Week, we are pleased to present the critically-acclaimed documentary film Black Code. It is a gripping account of how governments control and man...

Icon of the event After School Club - Snap Circuits
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Play with electricity and circuitry during this hands-on program for children ages 6 and up. Turn on a light, spin a motor, activate a speaker, and much more. You can choose from hundreds of different projects, or try making ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Dec 05
Tue Dec 12
Tue Dec 19
Icon of the event Reduce energy costs in your home with the Home Energy Savings Initiative (HESI)
Tue Dec 05, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join the Home Energy Savings Initiative (HESI) at Barbara Frum Library where you will gain hands-on experience in making changes to your home that will improve building energy efficiency and conservation, under the guidance o...

Icon of the event Breaking Bee
Tue Dec 05, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Hillcrest

York University's Dr. Amro Zayed discusses his lab's research on developing a honey bee resistant to disease and our harsh winters. Drop in. No registration required.

Icon of the event Hour of Black Code - Movie Screening
Wed Dec 06, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

In celebration of Hour of Code (https://hourofcode.com/ca) and Computer Science Week, we are pleased to present the critically-acclaimed documentary film Black Code. It is a gripping account of how governments control and man...

Icon of the event Hour of Code: Prison Break - WAITLIST ONLY
Wed Dec 06, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Do you have what it takes to help Dash break Dot out of prison without activating the alarm? Work as a team to learn the basics and hone your skills during the 2017 Hour of Code....

Icon of the event Scratch Coding for Kids! (10+
Wed Dec 06, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Brookbanks

Start learning the basics of coding with Scratch, a coding language made for kids! We will be programing our characters to move, change colors, and make sounds, all leading to the creation of a unique game or animation....

Icon of the event Hour of Code: Moana Wayfinding, Star Wars, and more!
Wed Dec 06, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Computers are everywhere, changing every industry on the planet, but fewer than half of all schools teach computer science. Hour of Code is a worldwide initiative trying to change this. Join us at Barbara Frum branch to learn...