Toronto Public Library Homepage

Hobbies, Crafts & Games

Icon of the event Arabian Acrylic Painting for Teens
Fri Aug 07, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

Learn to paint the decorative Arabian way using acrylic paint. Ages 13-19....

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 Jul 31
Fri Aug 07
Fri Aug 14
Fri Aug 21
Fri Aug 28
Icon of the event Gaming Night Tournaments
Wed Jul 29, 2015 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Danforth/Coxwell

In this program, there will be 2 tournaments. One tournament consisting of PS3 Games and a second tournament consisting of Nintendo Wii Games. We will provide the games, but feel free to bring your own. On the day of the p...

Icon of the event Board Games Bonanza
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Gerrard/Ashdale

Play games such as Mastermind, Scrabble, Pictionary, Balderdash, Sudoku, Fruit Salad, chess, checker or cards. Plus many others to choose from. Ages 7-12. Please register in person or phone 416-393-7177.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 05
Thu Nov 12
Thu Nov 19
Icon of the event Supreme Builder's Challenge
Wed Jul 29, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Danforth/Coxwell

In this program, children will be grouped and challenged to build the largest free-standing structure using unusual materials. Small prizes given to winning groups....

Icon of the event Summer Reading Club Begins
Ongoing event running from Mon Jun 29, 2015 - Sat Aug 29, 2015
Danforth/Coxwell

Children of all ages are welcome to register for the Summer Reading Club between Monday June 29th to Saturday August 29th. Pick up some cool materials and enter a guess into the Guess the Number of Goodies in the Trophy chal...

Icon of the event Adults' Chess Club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Gerrard/Ashdale

Play casual chess for ages 13 years and up. Saturdays from 1 to 2:30 p.m.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 01
Sat Aug 08
Sat Aug 15
Sat Aug 22
Sat Aug 29
Icon of the event Modern Batik Art Workshop
9:30 am - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
York Woods

Learn the art of modern batik and have your design transferred onto fabric that you can design into sellable items....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 28
Wed Jul 29
Thu Jul 30
Fri Jul 31
Mon Aug 03
Icon of the event Origami Crafts
Wed Aug 05, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Danforth/Coxwell

Come and learn how to make special origami crafts taught by experts from the Origami Society of Toronto....

Icon of the event TEEN Gamerz
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
York Woods

A version of our popular Gamerz gaming program, but for teens ONLY. Ages 13-19. Come and use our PCs and either the XBox 360 or Wii U.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 29
Wed Aug 05
Wed Aug 12
Wed Aug 19
Wed Aug 26