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Icon of the event Gaming at the Library
Fri Mar 17, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Do you enjoy video games and board games? Try a new game or show off your skills on one of our consoles! Join us for an evening of fun and new friends!...

Icon of the event Wii U Gaming for Kids
Fri Feb 17, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

An afternoon of Wii U gaming fun. Games available include Super Smash Bros, Sonic Lost World, and Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games. For ages 6 and up....

Icon of the event Paint with Me
Thu Mar 16, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Create your own unique work of art with Artist Erin Reece in a guided 'paintshop' using acrylic and canvas mediums. Each participant will be taught step by step to help recreate their own creation. Be inspired while enjoying ...

Icon of the event Chess in the Library for Kids
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us on Wednesday's for Chess in the Library. You can learn the basics of chess, the rules, some strategies or just have fun playing with your friends and challenging others....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 18
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15
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. Bring your smartphones for mobile gaming!


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 03
Fri Feb 10
Fri Feb 24
Fri Mar 03
Fri Mar 10
Icon of the event Saturday Storytime and Craft
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Join us in the children's department for stories, songs, and a craft to take home each week. No registration is required. Most appropriate for children ages 2 to 6.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 21
Sat Jan 28
Sat Feb 04
Sat Feb 11
Sat Feb 18
Icon of the event Easter Egg Hunt
Sat Apr 15, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Children will explore the library and learn about the Dewey Decimal System by participating in an Easter Egg Hunt. Registration begins March 11. Register in person or by calling 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Lego Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us after school and unwind with some fun activities using Lego and K'NEX. Take part in a different building each week, or work on a colossal creation!...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 23
Mon Jan 30
Icon of the event Pamper Your Mom Spa Day
Fri May 12, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Bring your mom or loved one for the ultimate Mother's Day spa event at the library. Create your own lip balm, scrubs, and do each other's nails!...

Icon of the event Valentine's Day Craft
Sat Feb 11, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Join us for a special Valentine's Day Craft. Registration begins Jan. 11th. Register in person or by calling 416-396-8979. Space is limited.