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Icon of the event After-School Youth Zone
Ongoing event running from Fri Sep 16, 2016 - Fri Oct 28, 2016
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Join us every Friday at 4:00 p.m. at Jane Sheppard for our after-school youth hub. Youth can come enjoy their own space to relax, play console games, or do homework with general assistance available. Laptops are available for...

Icon of the event Chess & Checkers Club
6:45 pm - 7:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Come enjoy games of Chess & Checkers against competitors at the library. All levels of experience welcomed. Please register by calling 416-395-5966.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 27
Icon of the event Arduino for Total Beginners (Tues. Oct. 25, 2016)
Tue Oct 25, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Learn how to use an Arduino micro-controller. This program is for those who know nothing about Arduino, micro-controllers and electronics. A laptop and Arduino kit are provided for use during this workshop in Study Room 3, 1...

Icon of the event Colouring and conversation
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Long Branch

Come and experience the latest trend in relaxation! We supply the colouring pages, pencils, markers, crayons. First and third Friday of each month.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 07
Fri Oct 21
Fri Nov 04
Fri Nov 18
Fri Dec 02
Icon of the event Lunchtime Gaming
11:45 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Join us over your lunch break to play a wide variety of games. From classic board-games to Xbox 360/One, Nintendo Wii, and PlayStation 3, we have something for everyone....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 05
Wed Oct 26
Wed Nov 16
Wed Nov 23
Wed Dec 07
Icon of the event Get Inspired Workshop: Locker Magnets
Fri Oct 21, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Turn old comics, books, origami paper and magazines into magnets for your locker....

Icon of the event Exterminate!: Doctor Who Crafternoon
Fri Sep 30, 2016 | 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Come to Lillian H. Smith Branch September 30th, 4:30-6:30 for some Whovian crafts. Construct your own sonic screwdriver, write your own Gallifreyan button and build your own TARDIS. Come and have fun, just remember to watch o...

Icon of the event Operation Sock Monkey Workshop for teens and adults
Sat Dec 03, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Learn step-by-step how to make the cutest darn sock monkey! Operation Sock Monkey will be coming to show teens and young adults how to create a sock monkey. Crafted sock monkeys will be donated to kids in need, but if you fal...

Icon of the event Arduino for Total Beginners (Tues. Dec. 6, 2016)
Tue Dec 06, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Learn how to use an Arduino micro-controller. This program is for those who know nothing about Arduino, micro-controllers and electronics. A laptop and Arduino kit are provided for use during this workshop in Study Room 3, 1...

Icon of the event Podcasting 101
Sat Jan 21, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

An introductory workshop on podcasting, including how to create, listen to or be a guest on a podcast. Lecture to be followed by a demonstration of a podcast recording....