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Icon of the event Chess in the library
Ongoing event running from Sat Jul 11, 2015 - Sat Aug 29, 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 Paint Party with a DJ
Thu Aug 06, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Express yourself on canvas with the feelings you channel from the rhythm of music. Listen to a live DJ and learn the techniques of painting with a professional artist....

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 TEEN Gamerz
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
York Woods

A version of our popular Gamerz gaming program, but for teens ONLY. Ages 13-19. Come and use our PCs and either the XBox 360 or Wii U.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 29
Wed Aug 05
Wed Aug 12
Wed Aug 19
Wed Aug 26
Icon of the event Tween Thursdays: Cherry Blossom Painting
Thu Aug 27, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Join us to make a beautiful cherry blossom painting. No experience necessary! Ages 8-16. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Registration starts Tuesday June 2, 2015.

Icon of the event Holiday Canvas
Sat Nov 21, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Woodside Square

Children 6-12 years old will paint a canvas representing the holidays. Their masterpieces will be displayed in the library during the month of December. Registration begins Oct. 20th. Register in person or by phone, 416-39...

Icon of the event B.I.N.G.O.!
Wed Aug 26, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Woodside Square

Children 6-12 years old, will play Library B.I.N.G.O! Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Registration begins July 27th. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Introduction to Arduino
Fri Jul 31, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Downsview

This program is for those who know nothing about Arduino, micro-controllers and electronics. A laptop and Arduino kit is provided for use during this workshop....

Icon of the event Tween Thursdays: Catherine Rondina
Thu Aug 13, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Author Catherine Rondina will discuss her new book about Food and Poetry from around the World with interactive activities to follow! Ages 8-18. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Registrations starts Tuesd...

Icon of the event Tools 101 - Introduction to Hand and Power Tools
Thu Aug 06, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Downsview

Join Abby, one of the Toronto Tool Library's Tool Ninja's who will give an in-depth introduction to hand and power tools. No experience required! Learn which tools you need to do home repairs and maintenance, all of which are...