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Icon of the event Summer Reading Club Begins
Ongoing event running from Mon Jun 29, 2015 - Sat Aug 29, 2015
Danforth/Coxwell

Children of all ages are welcome to register for the Summer Reading Club between Monday June 29th to Saturday August 29th. Pick up some cool materials and enter a guess into the Guess the Number of Goodies in the Trophy chal...

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Bridlewood

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge others while you improve your critical thinking skills....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 03
Fri Jul 10
Fri Jul 17
Fri Jul 24
Fri Jul 31
Icon of the event Adults' Chess Club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Gerrard/Ashdale

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


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 04
Sat Jul 11
Sat Jul 18
Sat Jul 25
Sat Aug 01
Icon of the event Lego Builder's Challenge
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
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. Suitable for children 6-12 years....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 06
Mon Jul 13
Mon Jul 20
Icon of the event Modern Batik Art Workshop
9:30 am - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
York Woods

Learn the art of modern batik and have your design transferred onto fabric that you can design into sellable items....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 06
Tue Jul 07
Wed Jul 08
Thu Jul 09
Fri Jul 10
Icon of the event Get Crafty with Eyeballs and Magazines
Mon Jul 06, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
North York Central Library

Enjoy an afternoon of craft! Make mini-notebooks and silhouette art from magazines or make (slightly creepy) eyeball magnets. All materials provided, just bring your creativity. Ages 12-19. No registration required.

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. Every Tuesday from 4-5pm in the lLearning Centre on the 2nd floor.. Ages 6-12. Drop-in. No groups permitted.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 07
Tue Jul 14
Tue Jul 21
Tue Jul 28
Tue Aug 04
Icon of the event TEEN Gamerz
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
York Woods

A version of our popular Gamerz gaming program, but for teens ONLY. Ages 13-19. Come and use our PCs and either the XBox 360 or Wii U.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 08
Wed Jul 15
Wed Jul 22
Wed Jul 29
Wed Aug 05
Icon of the event Family Board Games
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Albert Campbell

Come PLAY with us. We'll suply the games, you supply the players. Large number of games to choose from.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 10
Fri Jul 17
Fri Jul 24
Fri Jul 31
Fri Aug 07
Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Jul 11, 2015 | All Day
Pape/Danforth

Teens learn all the information they need to safely babysit infants and young children, including: diapering, feeding, age-appropriate activities, household safety, and basic first aid. Participants receive their Red Cross Ba...