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Icon of the event Chess and Gaming Club
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Have fun playing chess and other games while you improve your critical thinking skills. Ages 7-18. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Registartion starts June 1, 2016.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 08
Fri Aug 12
Fri Aug 19
Icon of the event Elephant & Piggie Storytime
Wed Aug 03, 2016 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: Pape/Danforth

Come join us for a Mo Willems storytime starring Elephant & Piggie! Stories and songs will be followed by a craft. Ages 2-5....

Icon of the event Ahoy Mateys! Pirate Storytime
Tue Jul 26, 2016 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: Pape/Danforth

ARRGGHH! Ahoy matey! Join us on a swash-bucklin' adventure as we walk the plank together and listen to pirate stories! Stories and songs will be followed by a craft. Ages 2-5....

Icon of the event Clifford the Big Red Dog Storytime
Tue Jul 12, 2016 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: Pape/Danforth

Come join us for a tail wagging storytime of songs, crafts and other activities. Stories and songs will be followed by a craft. Ages 2-5....

Icon of the event Star Wars Party - May the 4th Be With You!
Wed May 04, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Dress up as your favourite Star Wars character (optional) and join us for an evening filled with all things Star Wars - games, activities, and even a contest! Ages 6-12....

Icon of the event Klezmer Music Presentation
Mon Jun 20, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Come listen to Klezmer Music and learn all about it. What is it? Where did it come from? What are its musical sources? How did it turn up in the New World? How did it assimilate? Why did it come to an end? What sparked...

Icon of the event Adult Colouring: Try it Out!
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Spadina Road

Join us for an enjoyable and relaxing colouring program for adults and find out for yourself why the top selling books on Amazon last year were colouring books! Whether for relaxation, play, a social hour, expressing your cre...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 12
Icon of the event Ask an Expert: 15 Ways to Garden Large in Small Spaces
Sat May 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Spadina Road

Toronto Master Gardener Josee Couture will share fun and practical ideas to expand your garden space:...

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


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 02
Sat Jul 09
Sat Jul 16
Sat Jul 23
Sat Jul 30
Icon of the event In the Jungle Safari Storytime
Tue Aug 09, 2016 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join us as we go on a safari and meet animals of the jungle! Songs and stories will be followed by a craft. Ages 2-5....