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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

Icon of the event Snap Circuits and other games
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Play with electricity and circuitry during this hands-on program! Or play chess, checkers, cards or Mastermind. Drop-in. Ages 6-12.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 07
Wed Jun 14
Wed Jun 21
Wed Jun 28
Wed Jul 05
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 Jun 03
Sat Jun 10
Sat Jun 17
Sat Jun 24
Sat Jul 01
Icon of the event Summer Chess Club
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us for Summer Chess Club. Have fun challenging others and make new friends. Participants will get the opportunity to play Chess indoors and outdoors on our custom Chess tables. The focus will be to learn the basics of ch...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 03
Mon Jul 10
Mon Jul 17
Mon Jul 24
Mon Jul 31
Icon of the event Magic Camp
1:00 pm - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

(Ages 8-10) Sign up for Magic Camp and learn amazing tricks and illusions from a professional magician over the course of one week. Discover the secrets of coin and rope magic, make your own props and put on your own show! Re...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 14
Tue Aug 15
Wed Aug 16
Thu Aug 17
Fri Aug 18
Icon of the event PS4 Gaming Afternoons
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Did you hear the news? Pape/Danforth Library has a brand-new PS4! Join us every Tuesday this summer to get your hands on the latest games of the season. For ages 6-14....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 04
Tue Jul 11
Tue Jul 18
Tue Jul 25
Tue Aug 01
Icon of the event Street Smarts Basic Bike Maintenance Workshop
Fri Jun 09, 2017 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Dawes Road

To celebrate Bike Month, learn how to maintain a bike for a safe ride. Presented by Cycle Toronto. Sign up in the branch or by calling 416-396-3820.

Icon of the event Art Workshop for Beginners
Thu Jun 15, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albion

Join us at Albion Library for a watercolour workshop for beginners with artist Asha Rastogi. Learn simple yet stunning techniques for creating beautiful paintings. All materials are supplied. Registration is required. For mor...

Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Sat Jun 24, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Learn about Canada's national parks, tips on planning a camping trip, and related skills like setting up a tent and cooking in the outdoors....

Icon of the event Captain Underpants Book Party
Wed Aug 09, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Hold on to your tighty-whities and waddle over to the library this summer for a Captain Underpants themed book party. Beware of Professor Poopypants and Tippy Tinkletrousers! Games, quizzes, crafts, and more!...

Icon of the event Tuesday Crafternoon:  Hockey Duct-tape Wallets
Tue Jul 25, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Make your own duct-tape wallet representing your favourite Canadian hockey team. All materials provided....