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Icon of the event 2017 Geocaching International Film Festival - GIFF
Sat Nov 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

"With every new incredible geocache container, every clever hide, every log that reads like an epic journey, it becomes apparent: the geocaching community is one of the most creative groups of people on the planet. At this ye...

Icon of the event Harry Potter Party
Sat Oct 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Main Street

Attention all witches and wizards! We are pleased to inform you that you have a place at Main Street Library's Potter Party. Get sorted into your Hogwarts house, participate in a trivia challenge, try your hand at charms clas...

Icon of the event P.A. Day BINGO
11:00 am - 11:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Play along with the pictures on our storybook BINGO cards and win a prize. Everyone wins! For all ages. No registration required. Drop in to the lower level program room. Groups of 10 or more: please call the branch at 416-39...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 06
Fri Nov 17
Icon of the event Rain Gardens
Sat Sep 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Learn how to transform the area under your downspout into a beautiful rain garden. Speakers will highlight how to create and maintain these gardens as well as what their benefits are to both you and the environment.

Icon of the event Discovering Canada's Bruce Trail and The Niagara Escarpment
Thu Sep 14, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Taylor Memorial

One just turned 50, the other is over 400 million years old - but they're a perfect match: how the Bruce Trail coupled up with the Niagara Escarpment and made for the best relationship ever!...

Icon of the event Fall Paper Making Club
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you know you can make paper yourself? We have the Club for you then! Bring your own materials or come and see a demonstration of how this technique can be done cheaply and easily. Reserve your table as space is limited. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 11
Mon Sep 25
Mon Oct 02
Mon Oct 16
Mon Oct 23
Icon of the event Lunch Time Video Games
11:45 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Come to the library to eat your lunch and play video games in the program room on the lower level. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 08
Fri Sep 15
Fri Sep 22
Fri Sep 29
Fri Oct 13
Icon of the event LEGO Club
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Join us every Thursday for our LEGO Club. Create, build and use your imagination to conquer our weekly challenges. For all ages. No registration required. Drop in to the children's department on the second floor.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 07
Thu Sep 14
Thu Sep 21
Thu Sep 28
Thu Oct 05
Icon of the event Make a Piñata!
Wed Aug 23, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bummed that summer has to end? Make yourself a piñata and:...

Icon of the event Charades
Tue Aug 22, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Act it out, make funny faces, do what you have to do... Just don't make a sound! Join us for a game of Canadian-themed Charades, and be ready to get silly!...