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Icon of the event Holiday Button Making
Tue Dec 29, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
York Woods

Create and design your own button over the holidays! Limited supplies. Groups of 10 or more please register.

Icon of the event Bookmark Contest!
Fri Jan 22, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Toronto Public Library is running our annual Bookmark Contest!...

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 Dec 16
Wed Jan 20
Wed Feb 17
Wed Mar 16
Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge others while you improve your critical thinking skills. Every Saturday from 2-4. Drop in - no registration required. Co-sponsored with

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 28
Sat Dec 05
Sat Dec 12
Sat Dec 19
Sat Dec 26
Icon of the event Minute to Win it!
Tue Mar 15, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Are you an expert at games? Come take part in this challenging game. Contestants have to complete a series of 60-second challenges that use objects that are commonly available around the house. You have a minute to win it!

Icon of the event March Break - Make 'n' Take !
Sat Mar 19, 2016 | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Drop in. Free. All ages. 10am to 3pm....

Icon of the event Let's share Books together!
Fri Jan 22, 2016 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Meet cat, Snowball and dog, Mosby. Hear their story and find out if cats and dogs can be friends? Afterward, you can make your own sock pet to bring home. All supplies provided, however if you can spare a clean old sock plea...

Icon of the event Valentine's Day <3
Fri Feb 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Spread the love this Valentine's Day with a special craft....

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

Register and join our Afterschool Club for children ages 8-12. Each month is a different series of activities. On select Mondays, from 4:00pm-5:00pm. No groups permitted.

Upcoming Dates:
Mon Dec 07
Mon Dec 14
Mon Jan 04
Mon Jan 11
Mon Jan 18
Icon of the event After School Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Looking for something to do after school? Join the after school club! We meet every Tuesday to make stuff, play games, do crafts, talk about books, and more! For kids ages 8-12. Please call 416-395-5440 for more information a...

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Dec 01
Tue Dec 08
Tue Dec 15