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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 Wrap Bracelets
Thu Aug 11, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Have fun making wrap bracelets for yourself and friends! Ages 10-16. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440.

Icon of the event Make it and Take it
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Make a craft and take it home! Ages 8-12. Drop-in. Groups of 10 and more need to register.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 04
Mon Jul 11
Mon Jul 18
Mon Jul 25
Icon of the event Make It Sew
Sat Jul 23, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Because safety pins don't solve everything! Learn essential hand sewing skills like how to hem a pair of pants or sew a button from a seamstress with decades of experience to share. You'll be amazed how just a few simple tech...

Icon of the event Discovering Canada's Bruce Trail
Thu Sep 22, 2016 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Albion

The Bruce Trail is the oldest and longest marked hiking trail in Canada, with 890 km of trail between Niagara and Tobermory. Built and maintained by volunteers, it spans the spectacular Niagara Escarpment, a UNESCO World Bio...

Icon of the event Wild Crafts
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Join us for a hands-on craft for all ages. Drop-in. Groups of 10 and more need to register.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 11
Mon Jul 18
Mon Jul 25
Icon of the event Chess in the Library
10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Interested in learning how to play chess? Want to play chess with others in the community? Join us for chess in the library! Featuring CFC & CMA rated games, casual chess, beginner lessons, chess puzzle competitions, simultan...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 09
Sat Jul 16
Sat Jul 23
Sat Jul 30
Sat Aug 06
Icon of the event Krazy Knitting for Beginners!
Wed Jul 27, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Ever dreamt of knitting that perfect pair of mittens or scarf? If so, then come out to Pape/Danforth branch this summer and learn how to knit. We'll show you basic techniques to get started and get you on your way to becomin...

Icon of the event Altered Books
Thu Aug 25, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Come and join the fun creating an altered book. Make a pop-up book, a secret treasure chest, or a 3D image from an unwanted book. Ages 10-16. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440.

Icon of the event Preschool Maker Neighbourhood
Wed Jul 27, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albion

Children ages 5 and under explore a variety of activity stations. Ages 5 and under. Drop-in. Groups of 10 and more need to register....