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Icon of the event Chess in the library
Ongoing event running from Sat Sep 05, 2015 - Sat Dec 19, 2015
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 Chess in the library. Questions? Call 41...

Icon of the event Gamerz Challenge
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Rexdale

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


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 10
Fri Sep 11
Thu Sep 17
Fri Sep 18
Thu Sep 24
Icon of the event Let's Talk Science:
Wed Sep 30, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Calling all kids who want to experiment with electrical circuits, conductors, insulators and electromagnets. The University of Toronto's "Let's Talk Science" group will be at the branch to help inspire your sense of discover...

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 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 After School Stories and Games
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Humberwood

After school reading and fun activities for students grades 4 to 7. Registration is required. Sign up in person or call 416-394-5210.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 29
Fri Oct 02
Tue Oct 06
Fri Oct 09
Tue Oct 13
Icon of the event Knitting Club
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Humberwood

Would you like to learn how to knit? Make cool stuff and meet friends at the library!


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 01
Thu Oct 08
Thu Oct 15
Thu Oct 22
Thu Oct 29
Icon of the event Chess and Checkers Club
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Humberwood

Have fun playing chess and checkers against players of all ages and skills levels. Learn new skills and strategies, play against your friends or challenge new opponents. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 12
Sat Sep 19
Sat Sep 26
Sat Oct 03
Sat Oct 10
Icon of the event Lego and Makers Club
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Humberwood

Improve your critical thinking skills after school with a variety of lego challenges and inventive Maker programs. Ages 6 and up. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 02
Fri Oct 09
Fri Oct 16
Fri Oct 23
Fri Oct 30
Icon of the event Crayon Creators' Club
Sat Sep 19, 2015 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Small Print Press is kicking off their Fall 2015 season of big programs for little storytellers at Lillian H. Smith Library with a day of stories, crafts and thinking outside the box, for artists aged 2-6....