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Icon of the event Snap Circuitry Club
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. Registration begins Monday,...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 03
Mon Oct 17
Mon Oct 24
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 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 Show and Tell: Storytelling at the Library
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bring an object - Tell a story - Share your roots...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Tue Oct 18
Tue Oct 25
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 Oct 01
Sat Oct 08
Sat Oct 15
Sat Oct 22
Sat Oct 29
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 Lunch Time Video Games
11:45 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Come to the library to eat your lunch and play video games in the program room on the lower level. Bring your smartphones for mobile gaming!


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 30
Fri Oct 14
Fri Oct 21
Fri Oct 28
Fri Nov 04
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...

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 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!...