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Icon of the event Smartphone Shoebox Projector
Fri Aug 21, 2015 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

Slide projectors are great but outdated. And digital projectors cost a bundle. What?s a photographer to do when they?re looking for a bigger picture? We?ll show you how to turn your smartphone into a photo projector. A phone ...

Icon of the event The StreetKnit Project
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Annette Street

Please join us on the last Tuesday of each month at the Annette Street Library from 7-8:15pm to put your knitting needles together and help keep someone without a home warm this year....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Aug 25
Tue Sep 29
Tue Oct 27
Tue Nov 24
Icon of the event Make a Duct Tape Wallet
Fri Aug 07, 2015 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

Try your hand at making an awesome one-of-a-kind wallet out of colourful strips of duct tape! All you need is a little patience and imagination. Materials will be supplied....

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 Aug 04
Tue Aug 11
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 Puppet Masters
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Lillian H. Smith

Make different types of puppets, get crafty and play. This program is suitable for ages 6-10....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 29
Icon of the event Summer Reading Club Begins
Ongoing event running from Mon Jun 29, 2015 - Sat Aug 29, 2015
Danforth/Coxwell

Children of all ages are welcome to register for the Summer Reading Club between Monday June 29th to Saturday August 29th. Pick up some cool materials and enter a guess into the Guess the Number of Goodies in the Trophy chal...

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....

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 Gaming Night Tournaments
Wed Jul 29, 2015 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Danforth/Coxwell

In this program, there will be 2 tournaments. One tournament consisting of PS3 Games and a second tournament consisting of Nintendo Wii Games. We will provide the games, but feel free to bring your own. On the day of the p...