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Icon of the event Anyone Can Make a Quilt
Thu Sep 15, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Want to create a quilt of your own? Need help getting started? Join quilting artist Joanne Lynes who will show us the basics of hand quilting by demonstrating how to build a quilt sandwich from three layers of fabric. She ...

Icon of the event Pape/Danforth Knitting Circle
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Come join us for an informal time of knitting. Bring your own needles and yarn. All levels welcome. Limited instructions for beginners from our friendly residents. Drop in. No registrations required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 12
Wed Nov 09
Wed Dec 14
Icon of the event PA Day:  Pokémon Lure Party
Fri Oct 07, 2016 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Calling all pokémasters! Come out and celebrate all things POKEMON at your library with crafts and a scavenger hunt! We are an official pokéstop so load up on pokéballs, catch some pokémon, and explore the pokémon our lure b...

Icon of the event Haunted Library Lock-Up
Sat Oct 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Race against time to solve brain teasers, puzzles, and library trivia before you end up trapped inside Fairview Library forever*! (*Not really.) Do you have what it takes to escape?...

Icon of the event After School Club:  Back to School DIY Crafts
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Go back to school with trendy Do It Yourself pencil cases, book covers, or locker supplies! All materials provided by the library....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 06
Tue Sep 13
Tue Sep 20
Tue Sep 27
Icon of the event Message in A Bottle Necklace
Wed Sep 28, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join us to make your own miniature glass bottle necklace and beaded bookmark. All supplies included. No experience is necessary. Space is limited, please register in branch or call (416) 393-7727.

Icon of the event Robotics: NXT Robotics Building & Competition
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Build robots using LEGO and program them using NXT software. Team up and put your robots to the test in this three-session challenge! No previous experience required!...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 03
Icon of the event Watercolour Painting for Teens
Wed Sep 14, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

In this program you will learn the basics of watercolour through a variety of fun activities and techniques. At the end of this program you will be able to bring home your own pieces of artwork....

Icon of the event DIY: Snowman Pop!
Sat Dec 17, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Make the perfect sweet holiday treat for bff, family, or yourself. We supply the candy, you supply the creativity....

Icon of the event Teen Interest/Hobby Groups
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Drop in and spend one hour in the library. We have three volunteer-run groups in one room:...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 21
Wed Oct 19