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Icon of the event Science Challenge Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

The library is your laboratory! Can you build a chair out of newspapers? Can you drop an egg off a balcony and keep it from breaking? Take the challenge and join us for cool hands-on experiments! For ages 9 to 12. Registratio...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 08
Fri Sep 15
Fri Sep 22
Fri Sep 29
Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Sat Aug 12, 2017 | 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Location: Fairview

Celebrate our nation's 150th birthday by going camping in our beautiful national parks! Learn how to plan your trip, plus related skills like setting up a tent and cooking in the great outdoors. Presented by Parks Canada as p...

Icon of the event Canadian Race: Long Branch Edition
Thu Aug 31, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Long Branch

Join us for this TD Summer Reading Club wrap up event and test your scavenger hunt skills with a race through the library. Prizes. Ages 6 and up. No groups please.

Icon of the event Video Gaming Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Do you like video games? Want to show off your console skills on the Wii or PS3? Join us for afternoons filled with fun and new friends! For ages 6 to 12. Drop-in, no registration required. For more information, please call t...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 06
Wed Sep 13
Wed Sep 20
Wed Sep 27
Icon of the event Video Gaming Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Do you like video games? Want to show off your console skills on the Wii or PS3? Join us for afternoons filled with fun and new friends! For ages 6 to 12. Drop-in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 01
Wed Nov 08
Wed Nov 15
Icon of the event Button-Making Workshop
Fri Sep 08, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Jones

Use comics to make your own button All materials will be provided....

Icon of the event Digitizing Family Memories
Ongoing event running from Tue Sep 05, 2017 - Thu Sep 28, 2017
Location: Cedarbrae

Bring your photographs, family heirlooms, writings and other materials to be documented and digitized as part of your personal collection. 10 AM to 1.30 PM. All Ages welcome. No registration required....

Icon of the event Summer Chess Club
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us for Summer Chess Club. Have fun challenging others and make new friends. Participants will get the opportunity to play Chess indoors and outdoors on our custom Chess tables. The focus will be to learn the basics of ch...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 31
Mon Aug 14
Mon Aug 21
Icon of the event Library Bingo
Thu Jul 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Long Branch

Join us for this TD Summer Reading Club favourite and test your knowledge of these Canadian Icons. Prizes. Ages 4 and up. No group bookings for this program.

Icon of the event WaterColour Mixed Media Landscape
Thu Sep 21, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Learn to create paintings inspired by Toronto's landscape. Understand the different elements of a landscape and compositional techniques. For Ages 13 to 19 years. To register, call 416-396-8850, or register in person at the R...