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Icon of the event Father's Day Family Time
Sat Jun 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Celebrate dads, uncles, grandpas, brothers, cousins or anyone else that is a father figure! Enjoy stories, songs and a special craft to take home. All ages welcome. Drop in.

Icon of the event  Chess in the Library
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Join us for Chess in the Library! Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge new opponents. Chess players of all levels are welcomeInterested in learning how to play chess? Registration required. To register or for mor...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Anyone Can Make a Quilt
Thu Sep 15, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Want to create a quilt of your own? Need help getting started? Join quilting artist Joanne Lynes who will show us the basics of hand quilting by demonstrating how to build a quilt sandwich from three layers of fabric. She ...

Icon of the event Paper Airplane Contest
Fri Jun 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Join us on your PA Day for a Paper Airplane Contest! Design and decorate your own airplane and see how far it will fly. Ages 6-12, drop in.

Icon of the event Adult Chess in the Library
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Interested in learning how to play chess? Want to play chess with others in the community? Join us for chess in the library! Chess players of all levels are welcome. Registration required. To register or for more information ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Get Wild
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Get Wild with the York Woods Branch every Tuesday, July 5 - August 16 from 2:00pm-3:00pm. Enjoy different activities each week including crafts, bingo, lip sync battles, and more! Ages 6-12. Drop in. Groups of 10 or more must...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 05
Tue Jul 12
Tue Jul 19
Tue Jul 26
Tue Aug 02
Icon of the event D.I.Y Cushion
Sat May 28, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albion

Bring your own T-shirt and turn it into a cushion. No sewing required. No registrations.

Icon of the event End of Summer Celebration
Sat Aug 20, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Celebrate the end of summer with us on Saturday August 20th 2016 from 2:00-3:00pm. Play dance freeze, take pics with our photo booth, enjoy an activity and the winners of all contests will be announced. All ages, drop in. No ...

Icon of the event Saturday Morning Knitting
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Knitters of all levels are invited to meet for knitting and socializing. Bring your own materials. Share your knowledge and love of knitting. Limited instruction (note this is not a class for beginners to learn to knit). Fr...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 28
Sat Jun 04
Sat Jun 11
Sat Jun 18
Sat Jun 25
Icon of the event Knit & Lit
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Are you a knitter or have always wanted to learn? Bring your needles and yarn and join us the first Wednesday of the month to share ideas, skills or knit socially....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 01
Wed Jul 06
Wed Aug 03
Wed Sep 07