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Icon of the event Space Explorers Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Blast off into intergalactic space! Explore the final frontier with hands-on STEM activities, discover fun facts about stars and planets, make cosmically cool crafts and more! The library is your portal to galaxies far, far a...

Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 02
Wed May 09
Wed May 16
Wed May 23
Wed May 30
Icon of the event Murder Mystery
Sat Mar 24, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Do you have what it takes to solve mysterious clues and win the game? Join us for a murder mystery game full of dark secrets, murderous crime and unexpected fatality. ...

Icon of the event Video Gaming Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Do you like video games? Want to show off your console skills on the Wii or PS3? Join us for afternoons filled with fun and new friends! For ages 6 to 12. Drop in. No registration required.

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 28
Icon of the event Kitchen Design-Do's and Don'ts
Tue May 01, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

The kitchen is the most multi-functional space in our homes. Maximizing the efficiency of this space requires smart planning. See which cabinet options save space, keeps storage organized and are worth the extra they cost. Le...

Icon of the event Seed Planting and Stories
Sat Apr 21, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Northern Elms

Learn about seed planting and enjoy a fun story at the library. ...

Icon of the event Pollinator-Friendly Gardening
Tue Jun 19, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Did you know one of the greatest threats to all pollinators is the loss of habitat? Learn how you can play a role in creating pollinator habitat in your community. Get tips on making your garden more attractive to butterflies...

Icon of the event Knit 2gether Afternoon
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Humber Bay

come join us for an hour of knitting and socializing. All skill levels of knitters are welcome. Some supplies of yarn and needles will be provided. Knitting books for your possible next project will be available for borrowing...

Upcoming Dates:
Sun Apr 01
Tue May 01
Fri Jun 01
Sun Jul 01
Icon of the event 15 Ways to Garden Large in Small Spaces
Tue Apr 24, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Fairview

Get inspired and see ideas for making better use of the space you have! Learn a step by step method for planning your garden, visual tricks to virtually expand your space and ideas for going vertical. Get suggestions for wha...

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:
Fri Apr 06
Fri Apr 20
Fri May 04
Fri May 18
Fri Jun 01
Icon of the event Grow Native Ontario Plants for the Bees!
Wed Jun 06, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Help stop the decline of honeybees and other bee species by growing a pollinator-friendly garden with plants native to Ontario! ...