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

Featuring casual chess, Blitz and CFC-rated games

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 02
Sat Jan 09
Sat Jan 16
Sat Jan 23
Sat Jan 30
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 Nov 30
Mon Dec 07
Mon Dec 14
Mon Dec 21
Mon Dec 28
Icon of the event Makey Makey for KIDS!
Fri Mar 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

Learn how to make a banana into a piano, high fives into a drum kit, and play-doh into a Super Mario game controller - all using a device called the Makey Makey. As you build, you'll learn about programming and other scientif...

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 Dec 03
Fri Dec 04
Thu Dec 10
Fri Dec 11
Thu Dec 17
Icon of the event March Break Craft
Wed Mar 16, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Come and make a March Break Craft, for more information call 416-396-8916.

Icon of the event Spider Lollies Craft
Sat Nov 28, 2015 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Spadina Road

Join us for a craft using lollipops to make spiders!...

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 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 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 Dec 01
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 Dec 01
Tue Dec 08
Tue Dec 15