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Icon of the event Lunchtime Gaming
11:45 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Join us over your lunch break to play a wide variety of games. From classic board-games to Xbox 360/One, Nintendo Wii, and PlayStation 3, we have something for everyone....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 06
Wed Sep 20
Wed Oct 04
Wed Oct 18
Icon of the event All About 1867 - Canada's Great Lakes Ships and Shipwrecks
Mon Jun 26, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

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

Icon of the event Show & Tell: Storytelling at the Library
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Everybody has a story to tell. Bring an object and join us for a show and tell program. Make connections with others in your community while working with researchers from the University of Toronto to shape your stories and me...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 23
Icon of the event Teen Gaming
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Get your game on at the library! Test your gaming skills on our consoles and challenge your friends!...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jun 26
Icon of the event LEGO Canadian Building Challenge
Thu Aug 24, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Put on your Canadian engineer hat and get building! Get ready for a series of fast-paced challenges to build Canadian buildings and monuments. If you need inspiration, we'll have plenty of books on hand to help guide you in y...

Icon of the event Canada 150 Buttons
Thu Jul 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Davenport

Show your national pride and design your very button to wear!

Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Sat Jul 22, 2017 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Learn about Canada's national parks, tips on planning a camping trip, and related skills like setting up a tent and cooking in the outdoors....

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 Get Inspired Workshops: Day of the Dead Pots
Thu Oct 19, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Learn how to decorate clay pots with Skulls for the Day of the Dead. Free. All supplies provided. For ages 11-18. Auditorium....

Icon of the event Bookmaking
Tue Jul 18, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Jane Austen did it. So did Emily Dickinson and Charlotte Bronte and countless others. They made their own books. Bookmaking by amateurs is enjoying a revival as a means of artistic expression and for the satisfaction of makin...