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WiFi Unavailable at Redhill branch
WiFi is experiencing some technical issues that we are working to resolve. Our IT staff will advise as soon as service is restored.
Barton Branch Makerspace
The iMac at the Barton Branch Makerspace is currently unavailable. We are working to resolve this issue.
Dundas Branch - Filming in Area
From March 27-29, filming will take place in the surrounding area. Parking may be impacted. Please give yourself extra time before visiting. Thank you for your patience.
Holds Processing and Delivery Delays
Holds processing and deliveries to Branches will be delayed for the next week due to Staff capacity.
We are working to move materials as quickly as possible. Thank you for your patience.
Each month until December, shop for one-of-a-kind items made by talented local Indigenous artists and makers at Central Library. Markets feature an array of items from jewelry to ceramics to leatherwork and literature.
Markets are held the second and third Saturdays 10am to 4pm.
Allison and Sarah MittenBy The Six ClothingHaudenosaunee designed clothing and accessories, beaded earrings and hats.Beaded corn keychains, mini moccasin keychains, beaded earrings and pop sockets.
Giniw Paradis Metis Art & Design
Trish PatrickBeaded moccasins Turtle Island Masonry and Sculptures Sculptures, paintings, handcrafted leather goods and stone carving. Yotakahron Jonathan Beaded jewellery, keychains and baby moccasins, and apparel.
Thank you to the artists who were part of the previous Markets at Central Library.
November: Carole Jones and Kahsenniyohstha Designs.
October: Otahyoni Trails and RH Designs.
September: Urban Bead Kin, Niwasa, and Sandy’Z Creations.
August: Bushwa Beadwork and Caroline Bigtree, Come Bead with Me.
July: The Crafty Killjoy, Kreations by Kick, Kinnikinnick Trading Co., Jean Miso and the Turtle Feather.
June: Beadwork by Kay, Good Stuff Pots, Michele Dent, Eahwahewi, House of Beads and Smith Brothers Trading.
May: Eleven Eighty Catering, Bomberry Beads, Cavan’s Creations, Beads in the Trap, Ojistoh Publishing and Sheri Berry Designs.
This project is funded by the Government of Canada through the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario. Ce projet est financé par le gouvernement du Canada à travers l’Agence fédérale de développement économique pour le Sud de l’Ontario.