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Icon of the event Game On--Video Gaming Nights
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Join us in the library every Tuesday nights for some classic video game multiplayer matches. For ages 8-13. No registration required.

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 17
Tue Jan 24
Tue Jan 31
Tue Feb 07
Tue Feb 14
Icon of the event Science Challenge Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

The library is your laboratory! Can you build a chair out of newspapers? Can you drop an egg off a balcony and keep it from breaking? Take the challenge and join us for cool hands-on experiments!...

Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 06
Fri Jan 13
Fri Jan 20
Fri Jan 27
Icon of the event Minute to Win It Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Can you complete crazy challenges with everyday objects in just one minute? You have just ONE minute to WIN IT! Join us for fun competitive games that will test your skill and speed! For ages 6 to 12. Registration begins Mond...

Upcoming Dates:
Mon Feb 06
Mon Feb 13
Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Enjoy a casual game with your family and friends or challenge new opponents. Bonus: improve your concentration and critical thinking! Chess players of all levels are welcome. For children ages 5 and up. Drop-in, no registrati...

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 22
Sat Oct 29
Icon of the event DIY: Snowman Pop!
Sat Dec 17, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Make the perfect sweet holiday treat for bff, family, or yourself. We supply the candy, you supply the creativity....

Icon of the event Family Literacy Day BINGO
Sat Jan 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Main Street

Play along with our picture BINGO cards and learn about some of the popular storybook characters. Everyone wins a prize! No registration is required. Drop into the lower level program room. All ages are welcome.

Icon of the event Haunted Library Lock-Up
Sat Oct 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

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

Icon of the event Knit (and Crochet) Afternoon
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Whether you're a beginner or a pro, come join other knitters and crocheters to learn and socialize. We'll teach you the basics if you've never picked up needles or a hook, or discuss advanced techniques! Supplies are provided...

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 29
Sat Nov 12
Sat Nov 26
Sat Dec 10
Icon of the event Snap Circuitry Club - FULL
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Ever wonder how electronics work? Want to try building your own interactive projects? Learn basic circuitry through hands-on activities using Snap Circuits! For ages 9 to 12. Registration required. This program is currently

Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 24
Icon of the event Jewellery Workshop for Adults
Mon Oct 24, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Unleash your creative side and learn to make beautiful jewellery in this hands-on workshop. Participants will learn intermediate skills and techniques in jewellery making. No experience is required. All supplies will be provi...