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Icon of the event Krazy Knitting for Beginners!
Wed Jul 27, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Ever dreamt of knitting that perfect pair of mittens or scarf? If so, then come out to Pape/Danforth branch this summer and learn how to knit. We'll show you basic techniques to get started and get you on your way to becomin...

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 Riverdale Gaming Zone!
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Riverdale

Summer and gaming just seem to go hand-in-hand, don't you think?...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 27
Wed Aug 17
Wed Aug 31
Icon of the event Teen Interest/Hobby Groups
Wed Aug 03, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

The session on August 3 is cancelled....

Icon of the event Escape It: Library Lock-Up
Sat Jul 30, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 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 Button Making for Teens
Mon Sep 12, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Jones

Come to Jones after school and learn how to make your very own button to take home!...

Icon of the event Together Time
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

A program for parents and caregivers with children birth - 6 years. The program will provide the opportunity to socialize and learn in an early learning environment. Painting, cut and paste, markers and crayons, play dough, b...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 08
Mon Aug 15
Mon Aug 22
Icon of the event Harry Potter #8 Book Launch Party
Tue Aug 02, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Come celebrate the recent release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I & II (Book #8)! Join your fellow Gryffindors (or Slytherins!) and take part in Harry Potter trivia, games, and crafts! Ages 6-12....

Icon of the event HOWL-o-WEEN Party!
Thu Oct 27, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Queen/Saulter

Join us for tricks and treats! Don't forget to wear your costume.