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Icon of the event Do You Want To Be a Spy?
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Morningside

Join us afterschool to practice important spy skills such as fingerprinting, code breaking, invisible writing , observation, deduction and stealth. Ages 6-12. Registration Required....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 06
Wed Sep 13
Wed Sep 20
Wed Sep 27
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
Mon Oct 23
Icon of the event Silk Flower Making Workshop
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

A craft created in Japan, popular in Taiwan and China. Attend our monthly classes and have flowers all year round....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 15
Fri Oct 27
Fri Nov 24
Icon of the event Video Gaming Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Do you like video games? Want to show off your console skills on the Wii or PS3? Join us for afternoons filled with fun and new friends! For ages 6 to 12. Drop-in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 01
Wed Nov 08
Wed Nov 15
Wed Nov 22
Wed Nov 29
Icon of the event Discovering Canada's Bruce Trail and The Niagara Escarpment
Thu Sep 14, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Taylor Memorial

One just turned 50, the other is over 400 million years old - but they're a perfect match: how the Bruce Trail coupled up with the Niagara Escarpment and made for the best relationship ever!...

Icon of the event Maker Mondays
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Transform everyday items or recycled materials into creative crafts and cool toys! For ages 6 to 12. Registration begins Monday, November 20, 2017. To register, please call the branch at 416-395-5750 or visit the second floor...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Dec 04
Mon Dec 11
Icon of the event LEGO Club
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Join us every Thursday for our LEGO Club. Create, build and use your imagination to conquer our weekly challenges. For all ages. No registration required. Drop in to the children's department on the second floor.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 07
Thu Sep 14
Thu Sep 21
Thu Sep 28
Thu Oct 05
Icon of the event Saturday Storytime and Craft
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Join us in the children's department for stories, songs, and a craft to take home each week. No registration is required. Most appropriate for children ages 2 to 6.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 19
Sat Aug 26
Sat Sep 02
Sat Sep 09
Sat Sep 16
Icon of the event Canada 150 Taboo
Mon Aug 21, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Morningside

Are you good at guessing games?...

Icon of the event DIY: NAIL'D It!
Sat Aug 26, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Join us to learn how to make your nails totally on fleek. With expert how-tos to guide you and a variety of colours and decorations, you won?t be going home with bland and average nails today!...