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Icon of the event Discovering Ontario's Orchids and Wildflowers-TD Friends of the Environment
Sat Sep 24, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Join photographer and artist John Alexander and Peter Kaellgren, Curator Emeritus from the Royal Ontario Museum, on a photographic journey as they introduce you to The Weird, Wild and Wonderful ? Carnivores, Parasites and oth...

Icon of the event Get Inspired Workshop: Paper Wallets
Fri Aug 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Learn how to make a paper wallet out of comics or magazines....

Icon of the event Sewing Basics
Wed Jul 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Learn the basics of sewing a variety of media, including recycled clothing, on an ordinary sewing machine....

Icon of the event Get Inspired Workshop: Dream Catchers
Fri Jul 08, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Learn how to create a Dream Catcher....

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 Garden Club
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Get your hands dirty and join the S. Walter Stewart Youth Advisory Group as they plant, grow, and maintain the Library's Flower Garden....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 28
Tue Jul 05
Tue Jul 19
Tue Aug 02
Tue Aug 16
Icon of the event Keep Calm and Colour On
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Did you know colouring relieves tension, improves focus, and strengthens motor skills in addition to unleashing your creative side? Join us to colour your stress away in this fun, accessible activity. Colouring sheets and art...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jun 06
Mon Jun 20
Mon Jul 04
Mon Jul 18
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 Jun 04
Sat Jun 11
Sat Jun 18
Sat Jun 25
Icon of the event Basic Gardening Skills Workshop
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Come out and learn about gardening practices and ideas!...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 31
Icon of the event  Chess in the Library
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Join us for Chess in the Library! Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge new opponents. Chess players of all levels are welcomeInterested in learning how to play chess? Registration required. To register or for mor...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 31