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Icon of the event Chess in the Library
Ongoing event running from Fri Jan 04, 2013 - Wed Dec 31, 2014
Bridlewood

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge others while you improve your critical thinking skills. Every Friday 6-8 pm.Children Grade 1-6. Registration required.

Icon of the event Adults' Chess Club
Ongoing event running from Sat Jan 04, 2014 - Wed Dec 31, 2014
Gerrard/Ashdale

Play casual chess for ages 13 years and up. Saturdays from 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Icon of the event Chess in the library
Ongoing event running from Sat Oct 04, 2014 - Sat Dec 27, 2014
North York Central Library

Experienced chess player or beginner? Come and have fun learning the game or playing with like-minded players. Every Saturday from 2:00 -4:00 P.M. Registration suggested. To register, call 416-395-5674. We also accept drop in...

Icon of the event Adult Crafternoon
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Gerrard/Ashdale

An afternoon gathering for adult crafters. Learn how to knit, quilt, crochet and sew. Learn how to create new designs and teach others. Make friends and create personal and/or community projects in friendly casual setting.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 27
Mon Nov 03
Mon Nov 10
Mon Nov 17
Mon Nov 24
Icon of the event Halloween Spooktacular Fun House
Tue Oct 28, 2014 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Albert Campbell

Get yourself ready for Halloween at our Spooktacular Fun House, and prepare to be grossed out! We'll have some icky Halloween treats for you to try, if you dare....

Icon of the event Gamerz
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
York Woods

Hang out in the computer lab for video gaming with our Wii, PCs and other consoles. Ages 6-12. Drop-in. No groups permitted.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 28
Tue Nov 04
Tue Nov 11
Tue Nov 18
Tue Nov 25
Icon of the event Spooky Tales!
Fri Oct 31, 2014 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
York Woods

Wear your Halloween costumes, listen to spooky tales, do the monster mash, and create a creepy craft to take home! All ages, drop in.

Icon of the event Build a Bridge
Mon Nov 03, 2014 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Pape/Danforth

Lean to make a self supporting bride and create one at the library....

Icon of the event Driving Program for Seniors Turning 80
Tue Nov 04, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Albert Campbell

A representative from the Ontario Ministry of Transportation will provide a review of the Official Driver?s Handbook, and assist participants in preparing for the senior driving licence test....

Icon of the event Friday Knit Night
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Albert Campbell

Pro knitters and absolute beginners alike are welcome to our drop-in knit night! Bring your supplies, projects, and questions. Starting from the very beginning? We have some needles to start on, and someone to teach you the b...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 07
Fri Dec 05