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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 Magic Camp
1:00 pm - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

(Ages 8-10) Sign up for Magic Camp and learn amazing tricks and illusions from a professional magician over the course of one week. Discover the secrets of coin and rope magic, make your own props and put on your own show! Re...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 14
Tue Aug 15
Wed Aug 16
Thu Aug 17
Fri Aug 18
Icon of the event Harry Potter Book Party
Wed Aug 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Calling all wizards, witches, and muggles! Return to Hogwarts this summer for a Harry Potter themed book party and discover your patronus within. Enjoy games, crafts, and quizzes. Ages 6-12....

Icon of the event Family Craft:  Grow a Grass Head 101
Fri Jul 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Why buy a Chia pet when you can make your own? Using stockings, soil and grass seeds, create a Mounted Police and watch as grass grows out from the head....

Icon of the event Pape/Danforth Knitting Circle
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Come join us and bring your own needles and yarn. All are welcome. Limited instruction may be available for beginners from our group members. Drop in. No registration is required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 13
Icon of the event Family Craft:  Donuts
Fri Aug 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

In 1964, a famous Canadian named Tim Horton opened his first donut shop in Hamilton, Ontario. Come learn to make your own personal donuts using socks and mitts. It might not sound very tasty but it sure is fun!...

Icon of the event Torn Paper Portraits
Tue Aug 08, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Put the scissors away and use strips of torn coloured paper to create horizons and other images inspired by the artwork of English-Canadian artist Ted Harrison....

Icon of the event Pictionary
Tue Aug 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

How good are your drawing skills? How about your guessing skills? Join us for a game of Canadian-themed Pictionary, and find out!...

Icon of the event Captain Underpants Book Party
Wed Aug 09, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Hold on to your tighty-whities and waddle over to the library this summer for a Captain Underpants themed book party. Beware of Professor Poopypants and Tippy Tinkletrousers! Games, quizzes, crafts, and more!...

Icon of the event International Geocaching Day event
Wed Aug 16, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us as we celebrate International Geocaching Day 2017. This is an opportunity to share your geocaching adventures, nightmares and meet other geocachers....