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Icon of the event Go Wild for Colour
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Weekly colouring challenges.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 27
Wed Aug 03
Wed Aug 10
Wed Aug 17
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 Robotics: NXT Robotics Building & Competition
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Build robots using LEGO and program them using NXT software. Team up and put your robots to the test in this three-session challenge! No previous experience required!...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 20
Sat Aug 27
Sat Sep 03
Icon of the event DIY: Bath & Body
Mon Aug 15, 2016 | 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Fairview

Natural. Organic. Free. Freshen up your look for spring and drop by for a fun afternoon of DIY beauty products. Make your own bath bombs and customize your craft with different colors and ingredients. Materials will be provid...

Icon of the event Summer Gamemakers
Thu Aug 11, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Ever wanted to make your own video game? This workshop will introduce participants to videogame controls involving non-traditional "controllers". No programming experience required! This program is for teens ages 12 and up. R...

Icon of the event Harry Potter Fun
Sat Jul 30, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Dawes Road

Wizardly crafts, puzzles, and a prediction contest to celebrate the release of the new book.

Icon of the event Cartooning and Animation Workshop
Fri Jul 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Main Street

Animator and Character Designer in Animation, Enzo Avolio, leads this workshop for youth in Cartooning and Animation. Enzo has over 20 years of experience and has animated for both Warner Bros. and Disney T.V., designing char...

Icon of the event Knit Wits
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Join Main Street's knitting and crochet club. Share your projects with other knitters/crocheters, teach a technique, learn a technique, and enjoy great conversation. All level of knitters welcome. Bring your own yarn, needles...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 28
Thu Aug 04
Thu Aug 11
Thu Aug 18
Thu Aug 25
Icon of the event TD Summer Reading Club Party
Thu Sep 01, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Main Street

It's the end of the Summer! Drop into the library for some fun games and activities. For all ages.

Icon of the event Shrunken Apple Heads and other Creepy crafts
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Make an apple head doll or a gruesome shrunken head. Try some other spooky crafts. Please register at the branch for the series of 4 afterschool workshops. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 19
Mon Sep 26
Mon Oct 03
Mon Oct 17
Mon Oct 24