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Icon of the event UPDATED: Get Inspired: Mehndi Henna Workshop
Fri Mar 17, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Discover the traditions of Mehndi Henna. Demonstrations and supplies provided....

Icon of the event Family Literacy Day: Make a Book
Sat Jan 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Dawes Road

Make a journal or a keepsake album for your family's home library.

Icon of the event Podcasting 101 CANCELLED
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....

Icon of the event Family Literacy Month: Family Building Blocks
Sat Jan 14, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Bridlewood

Join us as we celebrate Family Literacy Month by using Lego as a connecting element that will encourage caregivers and their children to read together in order to follow instructions, build, and create.

Icon of the event Chess Club
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Join us for Chess in the Library! Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge new opponents. Chess players of all levels are welcome. For children 5 and up. Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Dec 10
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 Dec 07
Wed Dec 14
Icon of the event Colouring Club
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Join us for one of the year's hottest trends; colouring! We welcome you to join us on the first Tuesday of the month for a fun filled afternoon of colouring and conversation. A great way to meet new people and relax. All mate...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Dec 06
Icon of the event Arduino for Total Beginners (Tues. Dec. 6, 2016) *** CANCELLED ***
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 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...