Toronto Public Library Homepage

Hobbies, Crafts & Games

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Fairview

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge others while you improve your critical thinking skills. All ages and all levels welcome. Drop in. No registration required. For more information please call 416-395-5750.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 07
Sat Feb 14
Sat Feb 21
Sat Feb 28
Sat Mar 07
Icon of the event Crafts for Kids
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Albion

Get in touch with your creative side! Make something to take home using paper, scissors, colours and your imagination! All ages welcome. Parents must be present for children 6 years and younger. Drop-in only.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Feb 02
Mon Feb 09
Mon Feb 16
Mon Feb 23
Mon Mar 02
Icon of the event Asymmetrical Illusion Bead Stringing Jewellery Set
Tue Feb 17, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Joanne Ploder, of JET Designs, will show up to 15 participants how to make jewellery. Kits will be provided, but please note that registration is limited to 15 participants. For more information and the register, please visit...

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Bridlewood

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge others while you improve your critical thinking skills....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 06
Fri Feb 13
Fri Feb 20
Fri Feb 27
Fri Mar 06
Icon of the event Bead Stringing Jewellery
Tue Feb 10, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Taylor Memorial

Attendees will learn about materials and tools used in bead stringing jewellery as well as gain knowledge of crimping techniques and design elements. Individuals will complete a single strand illusion beaded necklace in addit...

Icon of the event After School Club: Lego Challenge
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Do you love Lego? Use your creativity and imagination in this fun building program. Participate in our weekly building challenges! Ages 6-12. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 03
Tue Feb 10
Icon of the event Fabric Painting
Mon Mar 16, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fairview

Artists from the Textile Museum of Canada will show you the various ways you can use to paint on fabric. For ages 12-17. Registration starts on Jan.13, 2015. For more information, please call Fairview Library at 416-395-57...

Icon of the event Balcony and Terrace Gardening
Sat Apr 11, 2015 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dawes Road

Practical ideas for gardening above ground, presented by Toronto Master Gardeners. Please register in person or by phone 416-396-3820.

Icon of the event Monarch Butterfly Migration.
Tue Mar 31, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Taylor Memorial

Monarch butterfly migration at Rosetta McClain gardens. This presentation will discuss the beautiful fall migration of monarch butterflies through Rosetta McClain gardens. Monarchs are staging a nice recovery in 2014 and da...

Icon of the event How to make a great photograph, using old and new technology
Thu May 07, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Barbara Frum

What makes a great photograph? We will explore some of the iconic photographs from the birth of photography 175 years ago to today and learn how the basic guidelines for a great photo have not changed significantly - but what...