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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

Icon of the event Science Challenge Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

The library is your laboratory! Can you build a chair out of newspapers? Can you drop an egg off a balcony and keep it from breaking? Take the challenge and join us for cool hands-on experiments!...

Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 06
Fri Jan 13
Fri Jan 20
Fri Jan 27
Icon of the event Origami Flower Tutorial
Fri Oct 28, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Agincourt

Join us in the rotunda of Agincourt District Library for an instructional evening and learn how to use recycled books to make beautiful paper flowers. Everything you make, you keep!...

Icon of the event Minute to Win It Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Can you complete crazy challenges with everyday objects in just one minute? You have just ONE minute to WIN IT! Join us for fun competitive games that will test your skill and speed! For ages 6 to 12. Registration begins Mond...

Upcoming Dates:
Mon Feb 06
Mon Feb 13
Icon of the event Chess in the Library
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Enjoy a casual game with your family and friends or challenge new opponents. Bonus: improve your concentration and critical thinking! Chess players of all levels are welcome. For children ages 5 and up. Drop-in, no registrati...

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 22
Sat Oct 29
Icon of the event After School Club:  French for Beginners!
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Learn French in a fun and informal environment! Kids will get to play games, create crafts, and do activities with French vocabulary....

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 07
Tue Feb 14
Icon of the event DIY: Snowman Pop!
Sat Dec 17, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Make the perfect sweet holiday treat for bff, family, or yourself. We supply the candy, you supply the creativity....

Icon of the event Photography Workshop-with local photographer
Tue Nov 01, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Perth/Dupont

Bring your cameras and/or any other devices for photography. Joanne Schwindt will show you some basic tips on simple editing, capturing authentic moments and trusting your instinct to have fun.

Icon of the event United Way Bake Sale
Sat Nov 12, 2016 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Agincourt

Indulge in some delicious home baked goods from the library staff at Agincourt! The bake sale will take place on Saturday November 12 from 9am-12pm. All proceeds support the Toronto Public Libraries 2016 United Way Campaign.

Icon of the event Artists In the Library: Holiday Carols, Cards & Poems
Sat Dec 03, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join artist Annie Wong and get crafty this holiday with homemade cards and carols just in time for the holidays. For ages 6-12....

Icon of the event Haunted Library Lock-Up
Sat Oct 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Race against time to solve brain teasers, puzzles, and library trivia before you end up trapped inside Fairview Library forever*! (*Not really.) Do you have what it takes to escape?...