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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...


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Sat May 02
Icon of the event Cancelled - Gardening is for the Birds
Tue May 12, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Taylor Memorial

Learn how to create well designed gardens with year-round beauty and songbird interest. Strategically choose and arrange plants, feeders, nesting boxes, and water sources to provide the essential elements of life for songbird...

Icon of the event Seeds and Gardening
Sat May 30, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
North York Central Library

Learn what a seed library is and the importance of preserving and exchanging seeds from Toronto Seed Library staff. Please bring seeds to participate in a seed exchange. Children will have the opportunity to plant their own s...

Icon of the event Jewelry Making for Beginners
Mon May 04, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

Unleash your creative side and learn to make beautiful jewelry in this hands on workshop. No experience required. All supplies will be provided by the artist. Call 416-394-5270 or email eaprograms@torontopubliclibrary.ca to r...

Icon of the event Sock Monkeys!
Tue Mar 17, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Eatonville

Join us for an afternoon of crafting and build your own Sock Monkey! The finished product will be donated to the amazing organization Operation Sock Monkey. Check them out at http://www.operationsockmonkey.com...

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 Bunny Scavenger Hunt
Thu Apr 02, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

Help the bunny find all the hidden items in the library!

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 Board Game Bonanza
Sat Mar 14, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

Join us for an afternoon of board games such as chess, checkers, Scrabble, Jenga, Connect 4 and more!...

Icon of the event Zentangled!
Thu Mar 19, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Eatonville

Join us for a fun filled afternoon and learn how to Zentangle!...