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Icon of the event Reuse, Recycle, Revamp!
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Calling all crafters. In this 4 week program you will learn how to transform common items from around your house into fresh new things for your bedroom and your wardrobe....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 07
Mon Nov 14
Mon Nov 21
Mon Nov 28
Icon of the event Chess in the Library
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge others while you improve your critical thinking skills....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 06
Fri Jan 13
Fri Jan 20
Fri Jan 27
Icon of the event Noon Year's Eve
Sat Dec 31, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Can't stay up til midnight? Ring in the New Year early! Join us for some Noon Year's Eve crafts, activities, and countdown to noon! A New Year's Eve program for the whole family. All ages welcome. Drop in. Groups of 10 or mor...

Icon of the event Arduino for Total Beginners (Tues. Dec. 6, 2016)
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 Knitting & Crocheting Circle
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Whether you're an avid knitter or just a beginner, come join us for an informal time of knitting and crocheting....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 06
Thu Oct 13
Thu Oct 20
Thu Oct 27
Thu Nov 03
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 Jan 07
Sat Jan 14
Sat Jan 21
Icon of the event Loom Bands
Tue Dec 27, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Create and design your very own Loom Band creation! Ages 6-12, drop in. No groups of 10 or more.

Icon of the event Colouring and conversation
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Long Branch

Come and experience the latest trend in relaxation! We supply the colouring pages, pencils, markers, crayons. First and third Friday of each month.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 07
Fri Oct 21
Fri Nov 04
Fri Nov 18
Fri Dec 02
Icon of the event Origami Workshop for Teens and Adults
Sat Nov 19, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

The Origami Society of Toronto presents this paper folding workshop for teens. Learn the tricks and techniques involved in the ancient art of paper folding....

Icon of the event Long Branch Knitters
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Long Branch

Would you like to share your love of knitting? Want to learn to knit? Bring your own needles and yarn or use the ones provided.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 06
Thu Oct 13
Thu Oct 20
Thu Oct 27
Thu Nov 03