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Coffee Filter Butterfly 10:00 am
Coffee Filter Butterfly @ Online
Feb 2 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Coffee Filter Butterfly @ Online
It may not be spring yet but don’t let that stop you from making these Coffee Filter butterflies! If you would like to read about butterflies check out the book Geeky Fab 5: Mystery of
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Exploding Lava Activity 10:00 am
Exploding Lava Activity @ Online
Feb 4 @ 10:00 am – 2:45 pm
Exploding Lava Activity @ Online
Try making your own exploding lava – just what you need for a volcano science fair project! Click here to watch the video. or here to check out more videos on the SCRL Youtube Channel
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Blow-Paint Monster 10:00 am
Blow-Paint Monster @ Online
Feb 9 @ 10:00 am – 2:45 pm
Blow-Paint Monster @ Online
Make a monster with paint and a straw!  Click here to watch this video, or here to see more videos on our Youtube channel  
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Old MacDonald had a …… Fox? 10:00 am
Old MacDonald had a …… Fox? @ Online
Feb 10 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Old MacDonald had a ...... Fox? @ Online
Sing a silly song with Linda about the strange things that show up on Old MacDonald’s farm! Click here to watch the video or click here to check out more silly videos on the SCRL
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Chromatography Art 10:00 am
Chromatography Art @ Online
Feb 11 @ 10:00 am – 2:45 pm
Chromatography Art @ Online
Chromatography is all about separating a mixture into parts. Here, we’re mixing marker ink with water (by scribbling on wet paper) and watching the ink spread out and separate into different colors. Click here  to watch
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Spinning Colors 10:00 am
Spinning Colors @ Online
Feb 12 @ 10:00 am – 2:45 pm
Spinning Colors @ Online
Colors mix in some interesting ways when you spin them. Follow along with some experiments, including an optical illusion. Click here to watch the video or here to check out other videos on our channel!
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Knitting Workshop I 10:00 am
Knitting Workshop I @ Online
Feb 13 @ 10:00 am – 2:45 pm
Knitting Workshop I @ Online
Learn to knit with this simple starter afghan. Designed specifically for beginners. Click here to watch the video, here for the playlist*,  here for the printable pattern, or here to check out other videos on
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Newcomer Information part I 10:00 am
Newcomer Information part I @ Online
Feb 14 @ 10:00 am – 2:45 pm
Newcomer Information part I @ Online
A recent immigrant tells you some things you need to know about life in Canada. Click here to watch the video, or here to check out other videos on our channel.  
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Balancing Acrobat Craft 10:00 am
Balancing Acrobat Craft @ Online
Feb 16 @ 10:00 am – 2:45 pm
Balancing Acrobat Craft @ Online
Make a little circus acrobat who can balance on his nose. Click here to watch the video, or here to check out the other videos on our channel.
Placing Holds (Tech Tuesday) 3:00 pm
Placing Holds (Tech Tuesday) @ Online
Feb 16 @ 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Placing Holds (Tech Tuesday) @ Online
Want to place holds on books from home? Watch this video to learn how! Click here to watch the video, or click here to see more videos on our channel.
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Circus storytime 10:00 am
Circus storytime @ Online
Feb 17 @ 10:00 am – 2:45 pm
Circus storytime @ Online
Listen to a story about the first time the circus came to town. Click here to watch the video, or here to check out more on our channel.
Stretching for Beginners 3:00 pm
Stretching for Beginners @ Online
Feb 17 @ 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Stretching for Beginners @ Online
Follow Terrianne Lea on a short beginner stretching routine. Click here to watch the video, or here to see other videos on our channel.
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Paper Plate Bird craft 10:00 am
Paper Plate Bird craft @ Online
Feb 18 @ 10:00 am – 2:45 pm
Paper Plate Bird craft @ Online
Learn how to turn a paper plate into one of our feathered friends! Click here to watch the video, or here to see other videos on our channel.
Recorders: Cooler Than You Think 3:00 pm
Recorders: Cooler Than You Think @ Online
Feb 18 @ 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Recorders: Cooler Than You Think @ Online
If you thought recorders were just for being badly played in the classroom… think again! Click here to watch the video, or here to see more videos on our channel.
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Did you know? Migration 10:00 am
Did you know? Migration
Feb 19 @ 10:00 am – 2:45 pm
Did you know? Migration
Join us to learn facts about bird migration, including which bird flies the furthest in its lifetime! Click here to watch the video, or here to check out more videos on our website
Interview with author Joanna Lilley 3:00 pm
Interview with author Joanna Lilley @ Online
Feb 19 @ 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Interview with author Joanna Lilley @ Online
Sit in as the Manitou branch administrator interviews poet and author Joanna Lilley. Click here to watch the interview, or here to see other videos on our channel.
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Knitting Workshop II 10:00 am
Knitting Workshop II @ Online
Feb 20 @ 10:00 am – 2:45 pm
Knitting Workshop II @ Online
Learn to knit with this simple starter afghan. Designed specifically for beginners. In part II of this four-part series, learn to cast off, to purl, and to combine knit and purl to make stitch patterns.
Cooking Ukranian: Red Borscht soup 3:00 pm
Cooking Ukranian: Red Borscht soup @ Online
Feb 20 @ 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cooking Ukranian: Red Borscht soup @ Online
Learn how to cook Ukrainian Red Beet Borscht! Click here to watch the video, or here to see more videos on our channel.
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Newcomer Tips II 10:00 am
Newcomer Tips II @ Online
Feb 21 @ 10:00 am – 2:45 pm
Newcomer Tips II @ Online
A recent immigrant tells you some things  you need to know after arriving in  Canada. Click here to watch the video, or here to check out other videos on our channel.
Upcycling: Bookfolding 3:00 pm
Upcycling: Bookfolding @ Online
Feb 21 @ 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Upcycling: Bookfolding @ Online
Turn an old book into a decorative conversation piece through bookfolding. Click here for the video, here for the pattern, or here to check out more videos on our channel
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Woven Basket craft 10:00 am
Woven Basket craft @ Online
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 2:45 pm
Woven Basket craft @ Online
Learn the old-fashioned craft of weaving a basket. Click here to watch the video, or here to check out other videos on our channel.
Tech Tuesday: Advanced Searching 3:00 pm
Tech Tuesday: Advanced Searching
Feb 23 @ 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Tech Tuesday: Advanced Searching
Take your library catalog searching to the next level! Click here to watch the video, or here to check out other videos on our channel.
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Cook with me 10:00 am
Cook with me @ Online
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 2:45 pm
Cook with me @ Online
Learn how to make this tasty snack with Iryna. Click here to watch the video, or here to check out other videos on our channel.
Stretching for Beginners II 3:00 pm
Stretching for Beginners II @ Online
Feb 24 @ 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Stretching for Beginners II @ Online
Follow Terrianne through Yoga for Beginners. Click here to watch the video, or here to check out other videos on our channel.
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Spatter Paint Trees craft 10:00 am
Spatter Paint Trees craft @ Online
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 2:45 pm
Spatter Paint Trees craft @ Online
Try a different way of putting colorful leaves on a tree. Click here to watch the video, or here to check out the other videos on our channel.
Sewing with Joyce: Bag 3:00 pm
Sewing with Joyce: Bag @ Online
Feb 25 @ 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sewing with Joyce: Bag @ Online
Let Joyce walk you through how to sew a bag with a handle and button closure. Click here to watch the video, here for the full playlist*,  or here to check out other videos on
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Cook with me: Buckwheat pancakes 10:00 am
Cook with me: Buckwheat pancakes @ Online
Feb 26 @ 10:00 am – 2:45 pm
Cook with me: Buckwheat pancakes @ Online
Join Iryna in making tasty and nutritious buckwheat pancakes. Click here to watch the video, or here to check out other videos on our channel.
Book Bites: The Names Of Our Tears 3:00 pm
Book Bites: The Names Of Our Tears @ Online
Feb 26 @ 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Book Bites: The Names Of Our Tears @ Online
Today on Book Bites: chapter 1 of The Names of Our Tears by P.L. Gaus. Click here to watch the video, or here to check out other videos on our channel.
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Knitting Workshop III 10:00 am
Knitting Workshop III @ Online
Feb 27 @ 10:00 am – 2:45 pm
Knitting Workshop III @ Online
Learn to knit with this simple starter afghan, designed specifically for beginners. In this episode, learn about the basics  of dealing with mistakes. Click here to watch the video, here for the full playlist*, here for
Cooking School: Loaded Potato Soup 3:00 pm
Cooking School: Loaded Potato Soup @ Online
Feb 27 @ 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cooking School: Loaded Potato Soup @ Online
Chef Laurie shows you how to make Loaded Potato Soup, along with giving you some helpful kitchen tips. Click here to watch the video, here for the full Cooking School playlist*,  here for the downloadable recipe,
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Play to Learn the Ukelele I 10:00 am
Play to Learn the Ukelele I @ Online
Feb 28 @ 10:00 am – 2:45 pm
Play to Learn the Ukelele I @ Online
Cam Hartley shows you how to play the ukelele, one song at a time. Click here to watch the video, here for the playlist*, or here to check out other videos on our channel. *Videos
Upcycling: Sweater Mittens 3:00 pm
Upcycling: Sweater Mittens @ Online
Feb 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Upcycling: Sweater Mittens @ Online
Turn old sweaters into new mittens! Click here to watch the video, or here to check out other videos on our channel.