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Icon of the event Board Games Bonanza
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Gerrard/Ashdale

Play games such as Mastermind, Scrabble, Pictionary, Balderdash, Sudoku, Fruit Salad, chess, checker or cards. Plus many others to choose from. Ages 7-12. Please register in person or phone 416-393-7717.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 05
Thu Nov 12
Thu Nov 19
Thu Nov 26
Icon of the event Ontario Garlic: the Story from Farm to Festival
Wed Oct 07, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Peter McClusky, founder of the Toronto Garlic Festival and author of Ontario Garlic: the Story from Farm to Festival, will be giving a talk on everything you ever wanted to know about garlic, including:...

Icon of the event After School Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Looking for something to do after school? Join the after school club! We meet every Tuesday to make stuff, play games, do crafts, talk about books, and more! For kids ages 8-12. Please call 416-395-5440 for more information a...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 15
Tue Sep 22
Tue Sep 29
Tue Oct 06
Tue Oct 13
Icon of the event After School Drop-In
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Main Street

Join us after school for games, puzzles, crafts and Lego!...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 09
Wed Sep 16
Wed Sep 23
Wed Sep 30
Wed Oct 07
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 Tween Thursdays: Cherry Blossom Painting
Thu Aug 27, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Join us to make a beautiful cherry blossom painting. No experience necessary! Ages 8-16. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Registration starts Tuesday June 2, 2015.

Icon of the event Smartphone Shoebox Projector
Fri Aug 21, 2015 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

Slide projectors are great but outdated. And digital projectors cost a bundle. What?s a photographer to do when they?re looking for a bigger picture? We?ll show you how to turn your smartphone into a photo projector. A phone ...

Icon of the event Bingo!
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Join us for a fun game of bingo! Win prizes! Drop-in, no registration required. 3rd Floor, Room B.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Aug 18
Icon of the event Tween Thursdays: Catherine Rondina
Thu Aug 13, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Author Catherine Rondina will discuss her new book about Food and Poetry from around the World with interactive activities to follow! Ages 8-18. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Registrations starts Tuesd...

Icon of the event Adults' Chess Club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Gerrard/Ashdale

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


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 08
Sat Aug 15
Sat Aug 22
Sat Aug 29
Sat Sep 05