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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 Sep 03
Icon of the event Lunch Club
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Enjoy playing board games, cards, chess or working with Snap Circuits on your lunch hour. Mondays, drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 12
Mon Sep 19
Mon Sep 26
Mon Oct 03
Mon Oct 10
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 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 Chess Club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Players of all skill levels are invited to play in a friendly and welcoming environment. Drop-in....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 03
Sat Sep 10
Sat Sep 17
Sat Sep 24
Sat Oct 01
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 PS4 Fun Gaming Day
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Humber Summit

Join us for a PS4 gaming in the branch. Sign up and play NBA basketball, Fifa Soccer and more. Play against other kids in the neighbourhood. 1st Saturday of the month from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 01
Sat Nov 05
Sat Dec 03
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 Creative Yarn Works
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Come out and enjoy knitting and crocheting. Beginners welcome. We'll help you learn. Bring your own needles and wool....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 01
Thu Sep 08
Thu Sep 15
Thu Sep 22
Thu Sep 29