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Icon of the event Sewing Basics
Wed Jul 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Learn the basics of sewing a variety of media, including recycled clothing, on an ordinary sewing machine....

Icon of the event WILD Stories and Games
Ongoing event running from Mon Jul 04, 2016 - Mon Aug 15, 2016
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for WILD games and stories based on this year's Summer Reading Club theme!...

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge others while you improve your critical thinking skills. Every Saturday from 2-4. Drop in - no registration required. Co-sponsored with


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 02
Sat Jul 09
Sat Jul 16
Sat Jul 23
Sat Jul 30
Icon of the event Knit & Lit
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Are you a knitter or have always wanted to learn? Bring your needles and yarn and join us the first Wednesday of the month to share ideas, skills or knit socially....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 04
Wed Jun 01
Wed Jul 06
Wed Aug 03
Icon of the event Ultimate Lego Challenge
Ongoing event running from Fri Jul 08, 2016 - Fri Aug 12, 2016
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Build objects out of Lego© as quickly as you can. When the bell sounds ? time is up! Drop the Lego and show us what you got. 4 new building challenges and only 10 minutes to put it all together. Suitable for children 6-12 yea...

Icon of the event Summer Lego Adventures
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Alderwood

Join us and be creative with Lego. Registration begins Wednesday June 15 in person or call the Alderwood Branch at 416-394-5310. Recommended for children ages 5 and up.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 06
Wed Jul 13
Wed Jul 20
Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge others while you improve your critical thinking skills. Every Saturday from 2-4. Drop in - no registration required. Co-sponsored with


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 30
Sat May 07
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat May 28
Icon of the event Geocaching 101
Sat Aug 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

The Toronto Public Library is now host to a series of Geocaches. Come learn what Geocaching is, how to find a geocache. There will also be the opportunity to meet and talk with experienced geocachers. For more information ...