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Icon of the event Artists in the Library: Family Digital Drop-in
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Don Mills

Join Media artists Jennifer LaFontaine and Emmy Pantin for a fun afternoon learning about photography, audio, video and creating digital family stories together! Drop-in and join the fun!

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 10
Sat Dec 05
Icon of the event Gamerz Challenge
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

Bring your game face and challenge your friends to X-Box.

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 08
Fri Oct 09
Thu Oct 15
Fri Oct 16
Thu Oct 22
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 Oct 10
Sat Oct 17
Sat Oct 24
Sat Oct 31
Sat Nov 07
Icon of the event Crocheting/Knitting
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below

A great place to share your interest whether you're a beginner or a pro, bring your handiwork and spend some time with fellow knitters and crocheters.

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 05
Tue Jan 12
Tue Jan 19
Tue Jan 26
Icon of the event Cartooning and Magic with David Noble
Sat Nov 21, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn to draw famous cartoons and superheroes. Step-by-Step with a professional cartoonist.

Icon of the event Artists In the Library: Awesome After School Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Don Mills

Looking for something to do after school? Interested in digital media arts? Want to have fun making a digital creation? Come hang out at the Don Mills Branch for our weekly club with tons of fun activities. Bring your friends...

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 06
Tue Oct 13
Tue Oct 20
Tue Oct 27
Tue Nov 03
Icon of the event Crafts for Kids
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

Get in touch with your creative side! Make something to take home using paper, scissors, colours and your imagination! All ages welcome. Parents must be present for children 6 years and younger. Drop-in only.

Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 12
Mon Oct 19
Mon Oct 26
Mon Nov 02
Mon Nov 09
Icon of the event Star Wars Reads Day
Sat Oct 10, 2015 | 2:30 pm - 3:15 pm

The Force is strong in you, young Jedi! Come celebrate all things Star Wars at this special event. Costumes are welcome, but please leave your blasters at home....

Icon of the event Can you fold a Snowflake?
Mon Dec 07, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Dawes Road

Custom cut snowflakes and other wintery crafts.

Icon of the event Pokémon PA Day
Fri Nov 13, 2015 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Don Mills

Celebrate all things Pokémon on your day off from school. Movies, crafts, activities and more! Ages 6 & up. Drop-in.