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Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Sat Jul 08, 2017 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Port Union

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....

Icon of the event After School Club
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

After school drop-in every MONDAY for all kinds of FUN! Includes video games, board games and other activities. For children aged 6-12. For the last Monday of the each month, we will feature a special After School Club Progra...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 01
Mon May 08
Mon May 15
Mon May 29
Mon Jun 05
Icon of the event Lunchtime Gaming
11:45 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Join us over your lunch break to play a wide variety of games. From classic board-games to Xbox 360/One, Nintendo Wii, and PlayStation 3, we have something for everyone....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 03
Wed May 17
Wed May 31
Wed Jun 14
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 The Great Canadian Scavenger Hunt
Thu Jul 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Get ready to test your knowledge of Canada and the Don Mills library! Scavenger hunt teams will scour inside and outside the library for answers to series of challenging questions. Do you have what it takes to win a prize? Ag...

Icon of the event Discovering Canada's Bruce Trail
Wed Jun 07, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

The Bruce Trail is the oldest and longest marked hiking trail in Canada, with 890 km of trail between Niagara and Tobermory. Built and maintained by volunteers, it spans the spectacular Niagara Escarpment, a UNESCO World Bios...

Icon of the event Show & Tell: Storytelling at the Library
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Everybody has a story to tell. Bring an object and join us for a show and tell program. Make connections with others in your community while working with researchers from the University of Toronto to shape your stories and me...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 26
Fri Jun 23
Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Sat Jul 22, 2017 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

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....

Icon of the event Awesome After School Club: Sewing
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Looking for something to do after school? Come hang out at the Don Mills Branch for our weekly club. Bring your friends or make some new ones! In the month of April learn basic hand sewing stitches and make crafts to take hom...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 02
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...