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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

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 Creative Yarn Works
Ongoing event running from Thu Oct 15, 2015 - Thu Oct 26, 2017
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Come out and enjoy knitting and crocheting. Beginners welcome. We'll help you learn. Bring your own needles and wool....

Icon of the event GAMERZ NIGHT
Ongoing event running from Mon Jan 04, 2016 - Mon Dec 26, 2016
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Join us for a challenging gaming experience. For ages 8-12. Please register by calling 416-395-5966 or email janesheppard@torontopubliclibrary.ca.

Icon of the event Tatting Anyone?
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Long Branch

Drop in and spend some time with fellow tatters. Co-sponsored with Fringe Tatters. www.FringeTatters.ca


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 28
Sat Jun 25
Icon of the event Saturday Storytime and Craft
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Join us in the children's department for stories, songs, and a craft to take home each week. No registration is required. Most appropriate for children ages 2 to 6.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 28
Sat Jun 04
Sat Jun 11
Sat Jun 18
Sat Jun 25
Icon of the event Adults' Chess Club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Play casual chess for ages 13 years and up. Saturdays from 1 to 2:30 p.m.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 28
Sat Jun 04
Sat Jun 11
Sat Jun 18
Sat Jun 25
Icon of the event Chess Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge new opponents. Chess players of all levels are welcome. Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 28
Sat Jun 04
Sat Jun 11
Sat Jun 18
Sat Jun 25
Icon of the event Chinese Brush Painting - FULL
Sat May 28, 2016 | 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Please join us for celebrating Asian Heritage month for an interactive workshop at the Northern District Branch. Participants will learn the skilled art of Chinese Brush Painting from a local artist and make their own masterp...

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge others while you improve your critical thinking skills. Every Saturday from 2-4. Drop in - no registration required. Co-sponsored with


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 28
Sat Jun 04
Sat Jun 11
Sat Jun 18
Sat Jun 25
Icon of the event Super Saturday
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us every Saturday for something fun and engaging. Call 416-394-1000 for specific information each Saturday or be spontaneous and join us for a surprise!...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 28