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Icon of the event Krazy Knitting for Beginners!
Wed Jul 27, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Ever dreamt of knitting that perfect pair of mittens or scarf? If so, then come out to Pape/Danforth branch this summer and learn how to knit. We'll show you basic techniques to get started and get you on your way to becomin...

Icon of the event TD Summer Reading Club Launch with BINGO!
Tue Jul 05, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Come play a round of Bingo at Pape/Danforth and learn about the TD Summer Reading Club. Register for the program and you can even do your first book report to receive your first sticker! All ages. Drop-in....

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Interested in learning how to play chess? Want to play chess with others in the community? Join us for chess in the library! Featuring CFC & CMA rated games, casual chess, beginner lessons, chess puzzle competitions, simultan...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 09
Sat Jul 16
Sat Jul 23
Sat Jul 30
Sat Aug 06
Icon of the event After School Maker Program
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Put your imagination to work and join us for this craft and creative play program after school Tuesdays. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 03
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Gremlin Invasion!
Wed Jul 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

You walk into your home in the middle of the night and hear soft steps and slight hissing all around. Scared, you quickly turn on the lights to find that...GREMLINS have taken over your house!...

Icon of the event Teen Interest/Hobby Groups
Ongoing event running from Wed Sep 09, 2015 - Wed Aug 31, 2016
Location: Pape/Danforth

Drop in and spend one hour and a half in the library. We have three volunteer-run groups in one room:...

Icon of the event Wild Origami
Wed Aug 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Re-create animals and small creatures through the art of paper folding. Make your own origami creations to take home. Ages 6-12....

Icon of the event Friday Night Knit/Crochet Club
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Share your interest in knitting, crocheting and other wool crafts. Read and discuss knitting fiction. Learn how to crochet puppets and toys to accompany your children's favorite stories. Patterns and instruction provided. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 08
Fri Jul 22
Fri Aug 05
Fri Aug 19
Icon of the event After School Club:  Papier Mâché !
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Make fantastic creations using just glue and water. We'll show you how to use papier-mâché to make amazing objects to surprise your teacher for your next school project! Ages 6-12....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 07
Tue Jun 14
Tue Jun 21
Tue Jun 28
Icon of the event After School Club:  Ancient Civilizations!
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Discover the golden ages of history through trivia, games, and crafts at the library. We'll explore Ancient Egypt, Ancient Rome, Ancient China, Ancient Greece, and much more! Ages 6-12....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 03
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31