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Icon of the event Chess Club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Players of all skill levels are invited to play in a friendly and welcoming environment. Drop-in....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 27
Sat Sep 03
Sat Sep 10
Sat Sep 17
Sat Sep 24
Icon of the event Wild Wednesdays: Preschool Stories and Craft
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

For ages 2 1/2 - 5 yrs. Pick up your ticket 1/2 hour before the program starts. Limit of 20 children per session....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 31
Icon of the event Show and Tell: Storytelling at the Library
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bring an object - Tell a story - Share your roots...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Tue Oct 18
Tue Oct 25
Icon of the event After School Zone: Lego Challenge
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

For ages 6 and up. Limit 20. Pick up a ticket at the desk 1/2 hour before program.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Tue Oct 18
Tue Oct 25
Tue Nov 01
Icon of the event Lunch Club
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Enjoy playing board games, cards, chess or working with Snap Circuits on your lunch hour. Mondays, drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 12
Mon Sep 19
Mon Sep 26
Mon Oct 03
Mon Oct 10
Icon of the event Keep Calm and Colour On
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

Colour your cares away while you enjoy the latest craze of adult colouring. Materials will be provided, or bring your own. No registration required!


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 27
Sat Sep 10
Sat Sep 24
Sat Oct 08
Sat Oct 22
Icon of the event Short Story Writing Workshop for Teens
Sat Aug 27, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Katie Bryski, the winner of the Toronto Star 2016 Short Story Contest, shows young writers how to craft a short story in this workshop for teens ages 12-17. Click the link below to reserve a spot in the program starting on Au...

Icon of the event Arduino for Total Beginners (Tues. Oct. 25, 2016)
Tue Oct 25, 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 Sanderson's Wild Wrap Up Party!
Tue Aug 30, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Sanderson

Come join us in closing down the TD Summer Reading Club! It's been a blast and we hope you'll join us to celebrate with a game of Animal Charades or Lion Says....

Icon of the event Exterminate!: Doctor Who Crafternoon
Fri Sep 30, 2016 | 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Come to Lillian H Smith Branch September 30th, 4:30-6:30 for some Whovian crafts. Construct your own sonic screwdriver, write your own Gallifreyan button and build your own TARDIS. Come and have fun, just remember to watch ou...