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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 Jul 01
Sat Jul 08
Sat Jul 15
Sat Jul 22
Sat Jul 29
Icon of the event Canadian BINGO
Thu Aug 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Get ready to see all your favourite Canadian book, TV and movie characters in this year's special Canada 150 themed BINGO! Great prizes and tons of fun! Ages 5 & up....

Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Thu Jul 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

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. Ages 6 & up....

Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Tue Jul 18, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Albion

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 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 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 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 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 Famous Canadians Sock Puppet Workshop
Tue Jul 18, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Use fabric, felt, yarn and other craft supplies to create a sock puppet based on a famous Canadian - real or imaginary! Who will you make? Prime Minister Justin Trudeau? A mountie? Drake? Anne of Green Gables? We'll have tons...