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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

Icon of the event Knitting & Crocheting Circle
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Whether you're an avid knitter or just a beginner, come join us for an informal time of knitting and crocheting....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 05
Thu May 12
Thu May 19
Thu May 26
Thu Jun 02
Icon of the event Paper Airplane Contest
Fri Jun 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Join us on your PA Day for a Paper Airplane Contest! Design and decorate your own airplane and see how far it will fly. Ages 6-12, drop in.

Icon of the event Scratch Lab for Kids
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Children will learn how to create and use tile-based visual programming to make games, animated stories, interactive art, and share with others. For more information please call 416-395-5966 or email janesheppard@torontopubli...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 07
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat May 28
Icon of the event Origami with Chris
Sat May 14, 2016 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Do you enjoy origami? Come join Chris at the York Wood Branch on Saturday May 14th at 3:00pm to learn the art and be one step closer to becoming an origami master. All ages welcome. Limited space.

Icon of the event STORYgami
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Come and fold origami, more unique and dazzling than paper planes. Your level of experience doesn't matter. The University of Toronto Origami Club F.O.L.D. (Fly with Origami, Learn to Dream) will be on site to guide folders...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 07
Icon of the event After School Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Looking for something to do after school? Join the Eatonville After School Club! We meet Wednesdays to build with Lego, make stuff, play games, do crafts, talk about books and more! For kids ages 6 and up.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 04
Wed May 11
Wed May 18
Wed May 25
Wed Jun 01
Icon of the event Show and Tell: Storytelling at the Library
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Learn how to shape your mementos and stories into a digital exhibit and explore the library's collections while helping researchers from the University of Toronto to design Show and Tell programming....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 03
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
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 Get Wild
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Get Wild with the York Woods Branch every Tuesday, July 5 - August 16 from 2:00pm-3:00pm. Enjoy different activities each week including crafts, bingo, lip sync battles, and more! Ages 6-12. Drop in. Groups of 10 or more must...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 05
Tue Jul 12
Tue Jul 19
Tue Jul 26
Tue Aug 02
Icon of the event Teen Operation Sock Monkey
Sat Apr 30, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Teens and young adults! Learn how to make a sock monkey for a cause. New to crafting? It's OK! You'll be guided through the steps from veteran sock monkey makers. As part of Operation Sock Monkey, crafted sock monkeys will...