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Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
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...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 04
Sat Apr 11
Sat Apr 18
Sat Apr 25
Sat May 02
Icon of the event Eating for a Living
Wed Feb 18, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Join Toronto Star food editor/Saucy Lady columnist Jennifer Bain as she provides a free-ranging talk on topics such as her 15 years 'eating for a living', how she got into food writing and how that has changed, the changing f...

Icon of the event Chess in the library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
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...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 31
Sat Feb 07
Sat Feb 14
Sat Feb 21
Sat Feb 28
Icon of the event Mother's Day I Love You LED Card
Sat May 09, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Danforth/Coxwell

Light up mom's face with a do-it-yourself LED Mother's Day Card. All materials and instructions will be provided....

Icon of the event Make it with Lego
Mon Mar 16, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Danforth/Coxwell

Ready, set, Go! Challenge yourselves to build one of five objects with Lego. Children will be put into groups and given 10 minutes to build each object. Prizes will be given to challenge winners....

Icon of the event Ask an Expert:: Top Tips for Top Vegetables
Wed Apr 01, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Danforth/Coxwell

Must-have advice on growing these popular vegetables:...

Icon of the event Wednesday Knit Night!
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Albert Campbell

Beginners and pros alike are welcome to join our knitting group! Come and learn the basics, or practice some advanced techniques. Some supplies provided, please bring your own if you have them.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 18
Wed Mar 18
Wed Apr 15
Wed May 20
Icon of the event Pan-American Games Inspired T-Shirts!
Fri Mar 20, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Danforth/Coxwell

Create your own Pan American Games inspired T-Shirt using fabric paint. If there is time afterward, you can help design and decorate a Pan-Am games mural for the library....

Icon of the event Chinese Brush Painting
Sat May 09, 2015 | 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Albert Campbell

During Asian Heritage Month at Albert Campbell Branch, have fun while you learn the skilful and ancient art of Chinese Brush painting....