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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 Aug 01
Tue Aug 08
Tue Aug 15
Tue Aug 22
Icon of the event Summer Chess Club
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us for Summer Chess Club. Have fun challenging others and make new friends. Participants will get the opportunity to play Chess indoors and outdoors on our custom Chess tables. The focus will be to learn the basics of ch...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 31
Mon Aug 14
Mon Aug 21
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 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 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 Digitizing Family Memories
10:00 am - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Bring your photographs, family heirlooms, writings and other materials to be documented and digitized as part of your personal collection. All Ages welcome. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 05
Thu Sep 07
Tue Sep 12
Thu Sep 14
Tue Sep 19
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 After School Club - Monster Mash!
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

RAWR! Doom and darkness, it's monster time at the library! Come create scary, nightmarish, teeth chomping, crafts each Tuesday this October. Take your creations home, and scare your loved ones! Ages 6-12....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 03
Tue Oct 10
Tue Oct 17
Tue Oct 24
Tue Oct 31
Icon of the event Chess Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Enjoy a game of chess with your friends or challenge new opponents. Drop in only.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 29
Sat Aug 05
Sat Aug 12
Sat Aug 19
Sat Aug 26
Icon of the event Magic Camp
9:30 am - 11:30 am 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