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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

Icon of the event After School Club - Monster Mash!
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

RAWR! Doom and darkness, it's monster time at the library! Come create scary, nightmarish, teeth chomping, crafts each Tuesday this October. Take your creations home, and scare your loved ones! Ages 6-12....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 24
Tue Oct 31
Icon of the event After School Club - Library Escape It!
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Love escape rooms? Race against time to solve brain teasers, puzzles, and trivia before you end up trapped inside Pape/Danforth Library forever*! (*Not really.) Do you have what it takes to escape?! Ages 6-12....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 07
Tue Nov 14
Tue Nov 21
Tue Nov 28
Icon of the event Noon Year's Eve Celebration
Sat Dec 30, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Forget staying up until midnight, kids rule New Year's at noon! Join us for some Noon Year's Eve crafts, activities, and countdown to noon! A New Year's Eve program for the whole family. All ages....

Icon of the event Holiday Open House
Wed Nov 29, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join us as we celebrate the holiday season together. Help us put up and decorate our Christmas tree. Refreshments provided....

Icon of the event Chess Club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Players of all skill levels are invited to play in a friendly and welcoming environment. Drop-in. No registration required....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 06
Sat Jan 13
Sat Jan 20
Sat Jan 27
Icon of the event Teens After School Chess Club
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Enjoy a game of chess with your friends or challenge new opponents. Chess players of all levels are welcomed....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 03
Fri Nov 10
Icon of the event Halloween Crafternoon
Sat Oct 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Forest Hill

Put on your costumes and join us at the library to make and take a spooky craft for Halloweeen!...

Icon of the event Build a Haunted Castle Workshop
Sat Oct 28, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Spend an afternoon at the library creating your very own spooky palace with boxes, paper rolls, and tissue. Add a touch of cobwebs, spiders, and bats, and showcase your terrifying creation in the library, just in time for Hal...

Icon of the event Chess Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Enjoy a game of chess with your friends or challenge new opponents. Drop in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 21
Sat Oct 28
Sat Nov 04
Sat Nov 11
Sat Nov 18
Icon of the event Chess Club (For Kids)
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Learn the game and play against your friends or challenge new opponents. All levels are welcome. Must be 6-12 years old. Call 416-393-7712 or speak to staff to register.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 25