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Icon of the event Podcasting 101
Sat Jan 21, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

An introductory workshop on podcasting, including how to create, listen to or be a guest on a podcast. Lecture to be followed by a demonstration of a podcast recording....

Icon of the event Game On--Video Gaming Nights
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Join us in the library every Tuesday nights for some classic video game multiplayer matches. For ages 8-13. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 17
Tue Jan 24
Icon of the event BINGO! and Button Making
Sat Jan 14, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Burrows Hall

Have fun celebrating Family Literacy Day at the Library. Play a few games of BINGO! - you may even be lucky and win a prize. Then create and design your own button. Limit 2 per person. Fun for all ages. To register, visit th...

Icon of the event Chess Club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Players of all skill levels are invited to play in a friendly and welcoming environment. Drop-in....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 07
Sat Jan 14
Sat Jan 21
Icon of the event Lego Challenge
Thu Jan 05, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Design, build and compete in a Lego Challenge! Work in teams or individually. All ages of children welcome. Groups of 10 or more must register.

Icon of the event Let's Paint Together
Ongoing event running from Wed Jan 04, 2017 - Wed May 17, 2017
Location: Eatonville

If you are a beginner or experienced artist, join us in our friendly and relaxing atmosphere to paint together and meet new friends with the same interest in art and painting. All levels, all media (NO OIL please), any style....

Icon of the event Frozen Day!
Tue Jan 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Join us for a special Frozen themed afternoon. Watch a Frozen inspired puppet show, make a Frozen craft and take a picture with our Frozen cut out photobooth! Children of all ages can attend. Groups of 10 or more must registe...

Icon of the event New Year's at Noon
Sat Dec 31, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
Location: Richview

Can't stay up till midnight to ring in the New Year? Join us for a countdown at the library instead, and we'll celebrate New Year's at Noon!...

Icon of the event Noon Year's Eve
Sat Dec 31, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Can't stay up til midnight? Ring in the New Year early! 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 welcome. Drop in. Groups of 10 or mor...

Icon of the event Happy
Sat Dec 31, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Have fun on the last day of 2016! Can't stay awake until 12 a.m.? Get treated to a special story time, noisemakers and hats to celebrate the "Noon" Year! Registration begins Nov. 30th. Register in person or by phone, spac...