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Icon of the event Literary Speed Dating: Fall Edition
Fri Sep 18, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Want to meet other singles who share your interests? Speed dating is a fun and easy way to meet lots of potential dates in one evening with a literary twist!...

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Jul 11, 2015 | All Day
Pape/Danforth

Teens learn all the information they need to safely babysit infants and young children, including: diapering, feeding, age-appropriate activities, household safety, and basic first aid. Participants receive their Red Cross Ba...

Icon of the event Lego Builder's Challenge
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Danforth/Coxwell

Build objects out of Lego© as quickly as you can. When the bell sounds ? time is up! Drop the Lego and show us what you got. Suitable for children 6-12 years....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 06
Mon Jul 13
Mon Jul 20
Icon of the event Knitting Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Lillian H. Smith

Our knitting group meets weekly with the goal of donating warm knitted goods to local community members in need....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 06
Mon Jul 13
Mon Jul 20
Mon Jul 27
Mon Aug 10
Icon of the event Frozen Sidewalk Chalk Party
Wed Aug 05, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Beautify the street around our library using your imagination and FROZEN sidewalk chalk! Learn to make this clever drawing tool and play with some that is ready-made. This program is intended for both preschoolers & school-...

Icon of the event Board Game Bonanza
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for board games suitable for children of all ages. Games include but not limited to: Candy Land, Snakes & Ladders, Checkers, Connect 4, Scrabble, Catan and much more! This program is suitable for children over 4 yea...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 27
Mon Aug 03
Mon Aug 10
Icon of the event Teen Jewellery Making
Thu Jul 23, 2015 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

Unleash your creative side and learn to make beautiful jewellery in this hands on workshop. No experience required. All supplies will be provided. Make and take home 3 pieces of Jewellery....

Icon of the event Summer Play Day
Wed Jul 29, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

Join us for a variety of group games and a craft...

Icon of the event Let's Play Together
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Lillian H. Smith

Books are fun and the best jumping off point for summertime play. Join us at the library for stories, silliness, craftiness, movement, games and of course: PLAY! This program is intended for ages 4 & up....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 07
Tue Jul 14
Tue Jul 21
Tue Jul 28
Tue Aug 04
Icon of the event Supreme Builder's Challenge
Wed Jul 29, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Danforth/Coxwell

In this program, children will be grouped and challenged to build the largest free-standing structure using unusual materials. Small prizes given to winning groups....