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Icon of the event Chess in the library
Ongoing event running from Sat Oct 04, 2014 - Sat Dec 27, 2014
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...

Icon of the event Kids Chess Club
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Downsview

Interested in playing chess? Open to beginners and experienced players alike. Great for improving your concentration and logic skills while making new friends! Our goal is to provide friendly competition while learning the...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 07
Tue Oct 14
Tue Oct 21
Tue Oct 28
Tue Nov 04
Icon of the event Knitters' Drop-In
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Cedarbrae

A great place to share your interest in yarn. Whether you're a beginner or a pro, drop in and spend some time with fellow crafters. It's also a great way to practice your English conversation skills. Please bring your own yar...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 06
Tue Oct 14
Mon Oct 20
Mon Oct 27
Mon Nov 03
Icon of the event Ingredients:  understanding what's in your beauty products
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...

Icon of the event Repair Cafe
Sat Oct 18, 2014 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cedarbrae

Have a household item that's broken? Don't toss it! Bring it to the Repair Cafe where you can get help fixing it... and enjoy a cup of coffee. You can get help fixing household items from computers to clothes to toasters. It'...

Icon of the event Gaming Cube: PS3, X-Box and Wii U
Ongoing event running from Tue Jul 01, 2014 - Tue Sep 30, 2014
North York Central Library

The Gaming Cube is available at the North York Central Library. Come and play video games by reserving a time at the Teen Zone desk. Available during open library hours, through the Teen Zone department. Call 416-395-5674 fo...

Icon of the event Crochet
10:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Downsview

Learn the art of crochet. Bring your crochet needles, wool or for beginners we will have basic supplies on hand. Join other like-minded crocheters....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 01
Wed Oct 15
Wed Oct 29
Wed Nov 12
Wed Nov 26
Icon of the event Consumer Awareness Workshop: Home Renovation
Thu Oct 02, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Downsview

Make smart choices in the marketplace, spend wisely and protect your hard-earned money. This session will provide you with practical information about: Home renovation including how to find the right contractor, getting esti...

Icon of the event Holiday Card Making Workshop
Sat Nov 29, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eglinton Square

Join us in making cards for the holidays. All supplies will be provided free of charge. For children and their families. Drop in.

Icon of the event Chess In The Library
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Brookbanks

Featuring casual chess, Blitz and CFC-rated games. Saturday mornings 10:00 am - 12:00 noon


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 03
Sat Jan 10
Sat Jan 17
Sat Jan 24