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Icon of the event Easy Stop Motion Animation with your phone or tablet
Fri Jul 14, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bring any smartphone, recent iPod Touch or tablet. Learn to use it with a free App to make short stop motion animation movies. Share them with friends and family. Please register in person or phone 416-393-7746. Ages 13+ or c...

Icon of the event All About 1867 - Canada's Great Lakes Ships and Shipwrecks
Fri Jun 23, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Discover the exciting stories of several Canadian ships from the year 1867, the year Canada became a country!...

Icon of the event Perler Beads
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Come make cool creations with plastic beads!


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 07
Thu Sep 14
Thu Sep 21
Thu Sep 28
Thu Oct 05
Icon of the event Adult Colouring
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Colouring relaxes your brain, reduces stress, enhances your vision, creativity, motor skills and focus. Improve your focus, concentration, problem solving and organizational skills, all while your totally relaxed. Materials p...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 28
Wed Jul 05
Wed Jul 12
Wed Jul 19
Wed Jul 26
Icon of the event Fall Paper Making Club
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you know you can make paper yourself? We have the Club for you then! Bring your own materials or come and see a demonstration of how this technique can be done cheaply and easily. Reserve your table as space is limited. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 11
Mon Sep 25
Mon Oct 02
Mon Oct 16
Icon of the event Chess and Gaming
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Get your game on at the library! Try your hand at chess and a variety of other board games. Test your skills on our gaming consoles and challenge your friends! Ages 12+. Drop-in, no registration required. 3rd Floor, room A....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 07
Fri Jul 14
Fri Jul 21
Fri Jul 28
Fri Aug 04
Icon of the event Paint Party!
Thu Jul 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Relax, listen to music, and create an amazing piece of art you can proudly hang on your wall. Absolutely no experience necessary! Register in person or by calling 416-395-5440.

Icon of the event Aboriginal History Month Craft
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Make a craft to take home while learning about Aboriginal History!...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 23
Icon of the event Magic Camp
1:00 pm - 11:30 am 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 Robotics, LEGO and K'Nex!
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Come build with us! For ages 6-12.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 05
Tue Sep 12
Tue Sep 19
Tue Sep 26
Tue Oct 03