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Icon of the event Magic Camp
1:00 pm - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

(Ages 8-10) Sign up for Magic Camp and learn amazing tricks and illusions from a professional magician over the course of one week. Discover the secrets of coin and rope magic, make your own props and put on your own show! Re...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 14
Tue Aug 15
Wed Aug 16
Thu Aug 17
Fri Aug 18
Icon of the event Harry Potter Book Party
Wed Aug 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Calling all wizards, witches, and muggles! Return to Hogwarts this summer for a Harry Potter themed book party and discover your patronus within. Enjoy games, crafts, and quizzes. Ages 6-12....

Icon of the event Torn Paper Portraits
Tue Aug 08, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Put the scissors away and use strips of torn coloured paper to create horizons and other images inspired by the artwork of English-Canadian artist Ted Harrison....

Icon of the event Captain Underpants Book Party
Wed Aug 09, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Hold on to your tighty-whities and waddle over to the library this summer for a Captain Underpants themed book party. Beware of Professor Poopypants and Tippy Tinkletrousers! Games, quizzes, crafts, and more!...

Icon of the event Northern Skies Art Workshop
Tue Aug 22, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Use chalk and paint to recreate the northern lights and find your own constellation in the stars....

Icon of the event Can You Dig it? Gardening for Kids
Fri Jun 09, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Come join us for a fun PA day of gardening at the library with an expert from Downsview Park. Children will be able to start a plant from a seedling, learn gardening techniques and either plant their seedlings at a Downsview ...

Icon of the event PS4 Gaming Afternoons
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Did you hear the news? Pape/Danforth Library has a brand-new PS4! Join us every Tuesday this summer to get your hands on the latest games of the season. For ages 6-14....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 04
Tue Jul 11
Tue Jul 18
Tue Jul 25
Tue Aug 01
Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Tue Jul 18, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Albion

Learn about Canada's national parks, tips on planning a camping trip, and related skills like setting up a tent and cooking in the outdoors....

Icon of the event Pokémon Bash
Tue Aug 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

The latest Pokémon GO craze that swept over Canadians might have died down, but that does not mean you have to put down your Pikachu hat just yet. Come out to the library this summer to create a Pokémon craft, play games, an...

Icon of the event Dance Bharatanatyam
Sat May 27, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us to learn the history and watch a performance of the famous South Asian classical dance form, Bharatanatyam....