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Icon of the event After School Chess for Kids
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us on Wednesday's for after-school Chess. You can learn the basics of the game, the rules, some strategies, and even learn how to play using a Chess time-clock. Have fun using our 3D printed chess pieces while learning a...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 24
Wed Jan 31
Wed Feb 07
Wed Feb 14
Wed Feb 21
Icon of the event Gamerz
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Play SuperSmash Bros, Mario Kart and more using our WiiU! For children ages 6-12 in Room 1, monthly on select Tuesdays from 4:00-5:00pm. Drop in, no registration required....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 06
Tue Feb 13
Tue Feb 20
Tue Feb 27
Tue Apr 03
Icon of the event Games Night
6:30 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Leaside

Join in with other adults every Tuesday night and enjoy playing games....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 23
Tue Jan 30
Tue Feb 06
Tue Feb 13
Tue Feb 20
Icon of the event Knit and Crochet Circle
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Want to learn how to knit or crochet with a fun group of people? Or want to share your skills with others? Drop in. No registration required....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 23
Tue Jan 30
Tue Feb 06
Tue Feb 13
Tue Feb 20
Icon of the event Jewellery Workshop
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Be creative and make your own jewellery. All supplies will be provided. Space is limited. Participants will work together in creating their own take-home products....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 02
Fri Feb 09
Icon of the event Adult Colouring Party @ Leaside Library
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Leaside

Come and experience the latest trend in relaxation! Studies show colouring can relieve stress and promote wellness. Colouring pages, coloured pencils, markers, crayons and relaxing music provided. Join us in the Leaside Room.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 23
Tue Jan 30
Tue Feb 06
Tue Feb 13
Tue Feb 20
Icon of the event York Woods Chess Club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Come join us in our Periodical Lounge for some casual chess. Players of all levels are welcome. A staff member will teach anyone who is interested in learning how to play.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 23
Tue Jan 30
Tue Feb 06
Tue Feb 13
Tue Feb 20
Icon of the event Box-Making Workshop
Sat Jan 20, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Following a brief introduction to basic book binding structures and principles, participants will learn to make an archival clamshell box or slip cover to protect existing books or store ephemera. Participants are encouraged...

Icon of the event Preserving Craft
Tue Jan 30, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Participants will learn about the history and uses of weaving, along with learning basic techniques to create their own crafts.Ages 12 to 19 years. To register, call 416-396-8850 or register in person at the branch.

Icon of the event Leaside Needleworx Group (Knitting and Crocheting @ the Library)
10:00 am - 11:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Leaside

Bring your own projects or start something new. Everyone welcome.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 06
Fri Apr 13
Fri Apr 20
Fri Apr 27
Fri May 04