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Icon of the event Crafternoon: Oh, Canada!
Fri Jun 23, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Join us for an afternoon of Canadian-themed crafting! Have fun and take home whatever you create....

Icon of the event Puppet Show: Dr. De Soto
Fri Jul 07, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Annette Street

Join us for a puppet show presentation of the classic tale of 'Doctor De Soto', the award-winning picture book by William Steig....

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 Chess in the Library
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge others while you improve your critical thinking skills....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 02
Fri Jun 09
Fri Jun 16
Fri Jun 23
Fri Jun 30
Icon of the event Digital Camera Club for Beginners and Amateurs
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Bring your camera, pictures and videos (bring yours on a thumb drive)....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 20
Icon of the event Show & Tell: Storytelling at the Library
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Everybody has a story to tell. Bring an object and join us for a show and tell program. Make connections with others in your community while working with researchers from the University of Toronto to shape your stories and me...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 23
Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Tue Jul 11, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: High Park

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 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 Jun 03
Sat Jun 10
Sat Jun 17
Sat Jun 24
Sat Jul 01
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...

Icon of the event Street Knit
6:15 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Put your needles together and help keep someone without a home warm this year. Patterns, wool and some needles are available, but all material contributions and donations are welcome....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 30
Tue Jun 27
Tue Jul 25
Tue Aug 29