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Icon of the event Knit & Lit
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

Are you a knitter or have always wanted to learn? Bring your needles and yarn and join us the first Wednesday of the month to share ideas, skills or knit socially....

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 02
Wed Jan 06
Wed Feb 03
Wed Mar 02
Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
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 Dec 05
Sat Dec 12
Sat Dec 19
Sat Dec 26
Sat Jan 02
Icon of the event Minute to Win it!
Tue Mar 15, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Are you an expert at games? Come take part in this challenging game. Contestants have to complete a series of 60-second challenges that use objects that are commonly available around the house. You have a minute to win it!

Icon of the event Lego Fun for the Holidays
Mon Dec 28, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Port Union

Calling all Lego Fans! Use your imagination and creativity to construct awesome Lego structures. This drop-in program is for ages 5-12 years.

Icon of the event Stop Motion Animation for Kids
Mon Dec 28, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Create simple animation memes and scenes. Instruction for beginners. Ages 8-12. Please register in person or by phoning 416-393-7717.

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

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

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Dec 05
Sat Dec 12
Sat Jan 09
Icon of the event Let's share Books together!
Fri Jan 22, 2016 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Meet cat, Snowball and dog, Mosby. Hear their story and find out if cats and dogs can be friends? Afterward, you can make your own sock pet to bring home. All supplies provided, however if you can spare a clean old sock plea...

Icon of the event Get UR Game On!
11:45 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
S. Walter Stewart

Bring your game face during lunch and challenge your friends to X-Box, Wii or a classic board game. Teens and Tweens: 11-18

Upcoming Dates:
Mon Dec 14
Icon of the event Ultimate Lego Challenge
Fri Mar 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Build objects out of Lego© as quickly as you can. When the bell sounds ? time is up! Drop the Lego and show us what you got. 4 new building challenges and only 10 minutes to put it all together. Suitable for children 6-12 yea...

Icon of the event St. Patrick's Day
Thu Mar 17, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Experience the Luck of the Irish with a special St. Patrick's Day craft program!...