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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 Jul 04
Tue Jul 11
Tue Jul 18
Tue Jul 25
Tue Aug 01
Icon of the event Knit & Crochet Afternoon
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Beginners and pros alike are welcome to join our knitting group! Come and learn the basics, or practice some advanced techniques. Socialize with other knitters and crocheters! Some supplies provided, please bring your own if ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 24
Sat Jul 08
Sat Jul 22
Sat Aug 05
Sat Aug 19
Icon of the event Easy Stop Motion Animation with your phone or tablet
Fri Jul 14, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bring any smartphone, recent iPod Touch or tablet. Learn to use it with a free App to make short stop motion animation movies. Share them with friends and family. Please register in person or phone 416-393-7746. Ages 13+ or c...

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 Jun 24
Sat Jul 01
Sat Jul 08
Sat Jul 15
Sat Jul 22
Icon of the event LEGO Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Queen/Saulter

Join our LEGO Club where you can create, build and use your imagination!...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 28
Thu Oct 19
Icon of the event LEGO Canadian Building Challenge
Thu Aug 24, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Put on your Canadian engineer hat and get building! Get ready for a series of fast-paced challenges to build Canadian buildings and monuments. If you need inspiration, we'll have plenty of books on hand to help guide you in y...

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 Tuesday Crafternoon:  Hockey Duct-tape Wallets
Tue Jul 25, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Make your own duct-tape wallet representing your favourite Canadian hockey team. All materials provided....

Icon of the event Fall Paper Making Club
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you know you can make paper yourself? We have the Club for you then! Bring your own materials or come and see a demonstration of how this technique can be done cheaply and easily. Reserve your table as space is limited. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 11
Mon Sep 25
Mon Oct 02
Mon Oct 16
Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Sat Jul 08, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

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....