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Icon of the event The Golden Era of Postcards
Fri May 26, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

For the past seven years George Sachs has been the President of the Toronto Postcard Club, the largest such club in Canada. Postcards are fascinating pieces of history, a record of another time that we still have today. Georg...

Icon of the event After School LEGO and Board Game Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Hillcrest

Come build, create and explore with LEGO or play a variety of board games. Join us for some fun times after school. For ages 8-12. Drop-in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 25
Icon of the event After School Club - Pape Superhero Squad
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join the Pape Superhero Squad and become a member of our own Justice League. Make crafts weekly to deck yourself out in superhero gear. Are YOU ready to rise to the call?...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 06
Tue Jun 13
Tue Jun 20
Tue Jun 27
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 LEGO and Board Game Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Hillcrest

Come build, create and explore with LEGO or play a variety of board games. Join us for some fun times after school. For ages 8-12. Drop-in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 08
Thu Jun 15
Thu Jun 22
Icon of the event Accessing and Preserving Your Family Heirlooms
Tue Jul 11, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

This presentation is of particular interest to genealogical researchers and explores best practices for storing personal treasures with a focus on paper records. Participants will learn how to care for their family history do...

Icon of the event Teen Graffiti Art
Wed Jul 26, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Fairview

An artist through Unity Charity is here to introduce teens to the vibrant, stylish graffiti artstyle, with a focus on hand-lettering....

Icon of the event Craft n' Chill
Sat Sep 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Chat and de-stress while trying your hand at the Japanese art of origami and other awesome paper-crafts. Choose from a range of paper-folding patterns including some of your favourite pop culture and gaming icons. Open to all...

Icon of the event A Century of Ontario Photographs
Wed Aug 16, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

This presentation examines some of the highlights of the Archives of Ontario's extensive photograph collections, and explains how these records are managed and preserved. It showcases photographs produced by Ontario governmen...

Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Mon Jul 10, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Main Street

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....