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Icon of the event Pape/Danforth Knitting Circle
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Come join us and bring your own needles and yarn. All are welcome. Limited instruction may be available for beginners from our group members. Drop in. No registration is required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 13
Wed Oct 11
Wed Nov 08
Wed Dec 13
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:
Fri Aug 18
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 Aug 21
Icon of the event Cutting Corners: Collage Culture
Thu Sep 28, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Join well-known artist, Greg McCarthy to learn the fundamentals of collage and transition into Punk Album covers. Participants will create their own collages. All materials will be provided free of charge. For Ages 13 to 19 y...

Icon of the event Chess Club
11:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge new opponents.All ages and levels are welcome.Drop-in.No registration required....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 26
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 Curious Cartographers
Mon Sep 11, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Participants will design a map outlining routes to favourite books and nooks at the branch. Ages 6 to 12. Supplies will be provided. To register, call 416-396-8850 or register in person at the children's desk. Limited space!...

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 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 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 Aug 19
Sat Aug 26
Sat Sep 02
Sat Sep 09
Sat Sep 16