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Icon of the event Chess In The Library
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Brookbanks

Featuring casual chess, Blitz and CFC-rated games. Saturday mornings 10:00 am - 12:00 noon


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 26
Sat Oct 03
Sat Oct 10
Sat Oct 17
Sat Oct 24
Icon of the event Crayon Creators' Club
Sat Sep 19, 2015 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Small Print Press is kicking off their Fall 2015 season of big programs for little storytellers at Lillian H. Smith Library with a day of stories, crafts and thinking outside the box, for artists aged 2-6....

Icon of the event Crocheting/Knitting
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Cliffcrest

A great place to share your interest whether you're a beginner or a pro, bring your handiwork and spend some time with fellow knitters and crocheters.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 08
Tue Sep 15
Tue Sep 22
Tue Sep 29
Tue Oct 06
Icon of the event Saturday Play Day: Lego
Sat Sep 26, 2015 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Spadina Road

Join us and make something new! Cars, buildings, robots - your imagination is the limit....

Icon of the event Make a Wild Thing Craft with Plasticine Artist Barbara Reid
Sat Dec 12, 2015 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Lillian H. Smith

Make a plasticine Wild Thing with award-winning children's author and illustrator Barbara Reid. After the craft program, tour the Sendak exhibit "Let the Wild Rumpus Start" at the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books....

Icon of the event Wednesday Knit Night
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Albert Campbell

Beginners and pros alike are welcome to join our knitting group! Come and learn the basics, or practice some advanced techniques. Some supplies provided, please bring your own if you have them.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 16
Wed Oct 21
Wed Nov 18
Wed Dec 16
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 NBA2K15 Junior Game Tournament
Fri Sep 25, 2015 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Albion

Come play NBA2K15! Drop-in only. All ages.

Icon of the event STORYgami
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Lillian H. Smith

Join Lillian H. Smith Branch's origami club. All beginner, intermediate and advanced folders are welcome to meet every first Saturday of the month. The University of Toronto Origami Club F.O.L.D. (Fly with Origami, Learn to...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 05
Sat Oct 03
Sat Nov 07
Icon of the event Let's Talk Science:
Wed Sep 30, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Calling all kids who want to experiment with electrical circuits, conductors, insulators and electromagnets. The University of Toronto's "Let's Talk Science" group will be at the branch to help inspire your sense of discover...