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Icon of the event Global Cardboard Challenge!
Sat Oct 22, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: High Park

Kids are invited to build a library in honour of High Park Branch's 100th birthday, or anything they can dream up, using cardboard, recycled materials and imagination! The Global Cardboard Challenge is an annual event present...

Icon of the event Making Great Sausage with The Healthy Butcher
Sat Sep 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Dave Meli, head butcher at Toronto's own Healthy Butcher, shows us how to make our own great-tasting sausages at home and discusses the importance of organic, sustainable farming - not just for our environment, but for our be...

Icon of the event Mario Kart Wii Tournament
Wed Dec 21, 2016 | 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Fairview

Swing in for some competitive racing fun on our Wii! Battle it out for prizes or sit back, chat, and enjoy snacks!...

Icon of the event Game Design Summer Camp - FULL
9:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Want to learn how to design a game? Now you can! Join this free one-week, full-day Game Design Summer Camp. In the morning, learn how to design a game on the computer. For the afternoon, go outdoors and play physical games su...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Aug 26
Icon of the event DIY: SCRAP That!
Sat Nov 26, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Totally Teen Scrapbooking 101! Have you always wanted to make a visual journal of your favorite and most memorable pictures and memorabilia? This is your chance to preserve those memories by putting them all together in your ...

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 27
Sat Sep 03
Sat Sep 10
Sat Sep 17
Sat Sep 24
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 PA Day BINGO
11:00 am - 11:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Play along with the pictures on our storybook BINGO cards and win a prize. Everyone wins! For all ages. No registration required. Drop in to the lower level program room.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 07
Fri Nov 18
Fri Dec 02
Icon of the event DIY: Build Your Own Snowman
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 Exterminate!: Doctor Who Crafternoon
Fri Sep 30, 2016 | 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Come to Lillian H. Smith Branch September 30th, 4:30-6:30 for some Whovian crafts. Construct your own sonic screwdriver, write your own Gallifreyan button and build your own TARDIS. Come and have fun, just remember to watch o...