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Icon of the event Knitters' Drop-In
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Do you love to knit? Do you want to learn? Join our group of knitters that meet in the 1st floor study room to chat, work on a project, share your skill and learn something new. All levels welcome. Supplies provided for begin...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 12
Mon Sep 19
Mon Sep 26
Mon Oct 03
Mon Oct 17
Icon of the event Handraising Monarch Butterflies
Sat Jul 23, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Learn all about the Monarch Butterfly and how to raise one at home!...

Icon of the event Where in the world is this?
Ongoing event running from Wed Jun 01, 2016 - Thu Jun 30, 2016
Location: Cedarbrae

Answer all 5 questions of our Travel Contest to enter the draw and win some exciting prizes!...

Icon of the event Happy Birthday, Harry Potter!
Fri Jul 29, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us and celebrate our favourite wizard's birthday, and the release of "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child". Make your own golden snitch, try your hand at tessomancy (the art of reading tea leaves), and perfect your calligr...

Icon of the event Repair Cafe
Sat Jul 23, 2016 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Queen/Saulter

Get broken items fixed for free and learn while doing it! We'll have fixers for computers, electronics, small appliances, furniture, clothes, jewelry, books and more. For whatever you need fixin', bring it on! Registration...

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 and 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 Harry Potter Fun
Sat Jul 30, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Dawes Road

Wizardly crafts, puzzles, and a prediction contest to celebrate the release of the new book.

Icon of the event Jewellery Making for Kids
Tue Jul 05, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Learn to make beautiful jewellery with different materials and techniques. All tools and materials will be provided....

Icon of the event Creative Yarn Works
Ongoing event running from Thu Oct 15, 2015 - Thu Oct 26, 2017
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

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

Icon of the event Make It Sew
Sat Jul 23, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Because safety pins don't solve everything! Learn essential hand sewing skills like how to hem a pair of pants or sew a button from a seamstress with decades of experience to share. You'll be amazed how just a few simple tech...