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Icon of the event A Forest Grew and Grew
Thu Jul 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Long Branch

Turn our Program Room into a Canadian Forest with native plants and leaves. Ages 6 and up. Groups must call ahead.

Icon of the event Canada 150 Puppet Craft
Wed Aug 02, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Morningside

Do you want to make your own puppets?...

Icon of the event Chess Club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Players of all skill levels are invited to play in a friendly and welcoming environment. Drop-in....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 05
Sat Aug 12
Sat Aug 19
Sat Aug 26
Sat Sep 02
Icon of the event Knitting and Crochet Circle
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Weston

Bring your yarn, needles and crochet hooks and join us in the Children's department.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 29
Mon Jun 05
Mon Jun 12
Mon Jun 19
Mon Jun 26
Icon of the event Teen Graffiti Art
Wed Jul 26, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Fairview

An artist through Unity Charity is here to introduce teens to the vibrant, stylish graffiti artstyle, with a focus on hand-lettering....

Icon of the event Craft n' Chill
Sat Sep 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Chat and de-stress while trying your hand at the Japanese art of origami and other awesome paper-crafts. Choose from a range of paper-folding patterns including some of your favourite pop culture and gaming icons. Open to all...

Icon of the event The World Inside and Around a Beehive
Wed Jun 07, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Anatole Yarmosh, a fourth generation hobby beekeeper and author of "The World Inside and Around a Beehive" will share his knowledge of bees and of how to construct a small-scale hive....

Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Mon Jul 10, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Main Street

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 Canada 150 Puzzle
Wed Aug 23, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Morningside

How well do you know your Canadian geography?...

Icon of the event Library Lock-Up
Sat Jul 29, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Fairview

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