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

Enjoy a game with your friends or challenge new opponents. Bonus: improve your concentration and critical thinking! Chess players of all levels are welcome....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 30
Sat May 07
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat Jun 04
Icon of the event Father's Day Craft
Mon Jun 13, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us to make something special for your father, grandfather or caregiver! Ages 4-12. Children under 6 must be accompanied by an adult. Register in person or by calling 416-395-5440.

Icon of the event DIY: Bath & Body
Mon Aug 15, 2016 | 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Fairview

Natural. Organic. Free. Freshen up your look for spring and drop by for a fun afternoon of DIY beauty products. Make your own lip balms, scrubs, and bath bombs and customize your craft with different colors, flavours, and ing...

Icon of the event Sewing Basics
Wed Jul 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Learn the basics of sewing a variety of media, including recycled clothing, on an ordinary sewing machine....

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

Discover the golden ages of history through trivia, games, and crafts at the library. We'll explore Ancient Egypt, Ancient Rome, Ancient China, Ancient Greece, and much more! Ages 6-12....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 03
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
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 Make your own Jewellery
Mon Jun 20, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Participants will learn the basic skills and techniques in jewellery making. All supplies will be provided. High quality glass beads and silver plated components will be used. Come and learn to make your own jewellery and unl...

Icon of the event Photography 101: Your Community Through Your Eyes
Sat Aug 20, 2016 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Youth will learn the basics of photography in this one day workshop. They will be provided with a camera and have the opportunity to take pictures of their local community and get feedback from the instructor throughout the d...

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.