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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
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 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 Stop!Motion Animation
Fri Mar 20, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Northern District

Working in groups to animate a story, we will be building a "movie" together using stop-motion animation apps....

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 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
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 Video Gaming Variety Pack
Tue Feb 17, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Northern District

Multiple gaming stations mean trying out different games and finding your gaming groove. Join us to try out what we've got!

Icon of the event Lego Fun Days
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Port Union

Calling all Lego fans! Use your imagination and creativity to construct awesome Lego structures. This drop-in program is for for ages 5-12 years.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 23
Fri Feb 13
Icon of the event Ingredients:  understanding what's in your beauty products  (Part 3)
Tue Jan 20, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

There are millions of skin care and cosmetic products on the market, many of which claim to do wonderful things. However, in recent years, environmental groups have been claiming that many common cosmetic ingredients are toxi...