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Icon of the event  Chess in the Library
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
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 m...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 29
Tue Oct 06
Tue Oct 13
Tue Oct 20
Tue Oct 27
Icon of the event Art Class for Beginners
Tue Sep 29, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Taylor Memorial

Learn simple yet stunning techniques for creating beautiful painting on your first try. All materials are supplied for your use.

Icon of the event Raptor watching at Rosetta McClain
Tue Sep 22, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Taylor Memorial

Rosetta McClain gardens is one of the best sights in the GTA to observe the fall migration of Raptors (Hawks, eagles, falcons, vultures) along the Scarborough bluffs. This presentation will introduce you to the 15 or so spec...

Icon of the event STORYgami
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Lillian H. Smith

Join Lillian H. Smith Branch's origami club. All beginner, intermediate and advanced folders are welcome to meet every first Saturday of the month. The University of Toronto Origami Club F.O.L.D. (Fly with Origami, Learn to...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 05
Sat Oct 03
Sat Nov 07
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 Oct 21
Wed Nov 18
Wed Dec 16
Icon of the event Make a Wild Thing Craft with Plasticine Artist Barbara Reid
Sat Dec 12, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Make a plasticine Wild Thing with award-winning children's author and illustrator Barbara Reid. After the craft program, tour the Sendak exhibit "Let the Wild Rumpus Start" at the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books....

Icon of the event Adult Chess in the Library
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
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 Sep 29
Tue Oct 06
Tue Oct 13
Tue Oct 20
Tue Oct 27
Icon of the event Make a Wild Thing Craft with Plasticine Artist Barbara Reid
Sat Dec 12, 2015 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Lillian H. Smith

Make a plasticine Wild Thing with award-winning children's author and illustrator Barbara Reid. After the craft program, tour the Sendak exhibit "Let the Wild Rumpus Start" at the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books....

Icon of the event Practicing Art
10:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Lillian H. Smith

Adults feeling creative, unafraid of mixed media. Introductory artist program at your local library. Materials provided....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 06
Fri Nov 13
Fri Nov 20
Fri Nov 27
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 Sep 16
Wed Oct 21
Wed Nov 18
Wed Dec 16