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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 Gaming Cube: PS3, X-Box and Wii U
Ongoing event running from Tue Jul 01, 2014 - Tue Sep 30, 2014
North York Central Library

The Gaming Cube is available at the North York Central Library. Come and play video games by reserving a time at the Teen Zone desk. Available during open library hours, through the Teen Zone department. Call 416-395-5674 fo...

Icon of the event Chess in the library
Ongoing event running from Sat Jul 05, 2014 - Sat Sep 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 Ahoy Matey!
Sat Sep 20, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
York Woods

Celebrate International Speak Like a Pirate Day with a special Family Time - learn popular sayings, listen to pirate tales and make something fit for a pirate to take home. All ages, 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 Sep 22
Mon Sep 29
Mon Oct 06
Mon Oct 13
Mon Oct 20
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 Sep 23
Tue Sep 30
Tue Oct 07
Tue Oct 14
Tue Oct 21
Icon of the event Design Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
York Woods

Be a part of the Design Club and create cool art once per month. Ages 8-12, drop in. No groups permitted.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 26
Fri Oct 24
Icon of the event Culture Days @ the Library:  Fun with Jumping Clay
Fri Sep 26, 2014 | 4:15 pm - 7:15 pm
Pape/Danforth

Jumping Clay is a unique, and fun way to let your imagination soar. Join staff from Jumping Clay Canada to create your own model, character, decoration, or fridge magnet?the possibilities are endless. Three one hour worksho...

Icon of the event Culture Days @ the Library: Karagoz, Turkish Shadow Play
Sat Sep 27, 2014 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Albert Campbell

Karagoz is traditional Turkish shadow play, intended for audiences of children. In this workshop, after 15 minute demonstration, children will make their own puppets and will be able to play & practice their puppets on the st...