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Icon of the event Noon Year's Eve Celebration
Sat Dec 30, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Forget staying up until midnight, kids rule New Year's at noon! Join us for some Noon Year's Eve crafts, activities, and countdown to noon! A New Year's Eve program for the whole family. All ages....

Icon of the event Winter & Holiday Storytime: Let it Snow!
Fri Dec 01, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Warm yourself up this PA Day with a winter-themed storytime. Listen to stories, sing songs, and create a small craft at the end. All materials provided....

Icon of the event Holiday Open House
Wed Nov 29, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join us as we celebrate the holiday season together. Help us put up and decorate our Christmas tree. Refreshments provided....

Icon of the event Grow Milkweeds for Monarch Butterflies!
Sat Nov 11, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Leaside

Help save the endangered monarch butterflies by growing milkweed plants! Fall is prime time to plant milkweed seeds and a member from the Toronto Master Gardeners will show you how. Drop-in to learn about milkweeds, the food ...

Icon of the event After School Club - Library Escape It!
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Love escape rooms? Race against time to solve brain teasers, puzzles, and trivia before you end up trapped inside Pape/Danforth Library forever*! (*Not really.) Do you have what it takes to escape?! Ages 6-12....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 07
Tue Nov 14
Tue Nov 21
Tue Nov 28
Icon of the event Secret Sleeves
Mon Oct 30, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Participants will make their own personalized book covers using paper, felt, string and other textile materials. Bring along your most favourite or precious book! Ages 6 to 12 years. Register in person at the branch or call ...

Icon of the event Seed Archiving Workshop
Mon Oct 30, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Participants will study the plants in the neighbourhood and also learn how to gather seeds to grow them again. Ages 6 to 12 years. To register, call 416-396-8850 or register in person at the branch.

Icon of the event Build a Haunted Castle Workshop
Sat Oct 28, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Spend an afternoon at the library creating your very own spooky palace with boxes, paper rolls, and tissue. Add a touch of cobwebs, spiders, and bats, and showcase your terrifying creation in the library, just in time for Hal...

Icon of the event Family Hangout
Fri Oct 20, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Spadina Road

Children and caregivers get together to play and socialize with other families. All ages. No registration required.

Icon of the event Afterschool Club: Halloween Escape It!
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Love escape rooms? What about scary escape room?...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 18
Wed Oct 25