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Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
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...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 25
Sat May 02
Sat May 09
Sat May 16
Sat May 23
Icon of the event Frozen Sidewalk Chalk Party
Wed Aug 05, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Beautify the street around our library using your imagination and FROZEN sidewalk chalk! Learn to make this clever drawing tool and play with some that is ready-made. This program is intended for both preschoolers & school-...

Icon of the event Adults' Chess Club
Ongoing event running from Sat Jan 10, 2015 - Sat Jun 27, 2015
Gerrard/Ashdale

Play casual chess for ages 13 years and up. Saturdays from 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Icon of the event  Origami workshop
Mon Jul 13, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

Make two origami animals with our expert instructor in traditional Japanese paper folding....

Icon of the event Adult Crafternoon
Ongoing event running from Mon Jan 12, 2015 - Mon Jun 29, 2015
Gerrard/Ashdale

Need a break? Drop in for an afternoon gathering of adult crafters who teach and learn from one another. Craft any designs from sewing, knitting, quilting, crocheting and more. Bring a project that you are working on or pick...

Icon of the event Let's Play Together
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Lillian H. Smith

Books are fun and the best jumping off point for summertime play. Join us at the library for stories, silliness, craftiness, movement, games and of course: PLAY! This program is intended for ages 4 & up....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 07
Tue Jul 14
Tue Jul 21
Tue Jul 28
Tue Aug 04
Icon of the event Lego Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Gerrard/Ashdale

Come and explore the wonderful world of Lego building! For ages 6-12 years. Registration required. Please call 416-393-7717 for more information.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 23
Thu Apr 30
Thu May 07
Icon of the event Afterschool LEGO club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Perth/Dupont

Use your imagination to build amazing things with LEGO. Our aftershcool program is open to children 6 years and up. Registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 12
Tue May 19
Tue May 26
Tue Jun 02
Tue Jun 09
Icon of the event KNOTS Knitting Group
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Lillian H. Smith

KNOTS is a knitting group that will be meeting weekly with the goal of donating warm knitted goods to local community members in need....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 20
Mon Apr 27
Mon May 04
Mon May 11
Mon May 25
Icon of the event After School Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Lillian H. Smith

Join us for Lillian H. Smith's weekly after school club: "The Golden Griffins." This club is intended for ages 6-12....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 22
Wed Apr 29
Wed May 06
Wed May 13
Wed May 20