Toronto Public Library Homepage

Hobbies, Crafts & Games

Icon of the event Podcasting 101
Sat Jan 21, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

An introductory workshop on podcasting, including how to create, listen to or be a guest on a podcast. Lecture to be followed by a demonstration of a podcast recording....

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

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


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 06
Fri Jan 13
Fri Jan 20
Fri Jan 27
Icon of the event Let's Paint Together
Ongoing event running from Wed Jan 04, 2017 - Wed May 17, 2017
Location: Eatonville

If you are a beginner or experienced artist, join us in our friendly and relaxing atmosphere to paint together and meet new friends with the same interest in art and painting. All levels, all media (NO OIL please), any style....

Icon of the event Holiday Family Craft: Make Your Own Gift Wrap
Sat Dec 17, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Come in for a special holiday craft and make your own gift wrap!...

Icon of the event Arduino for Total Beginners (Tues. Dec. 6, 2016)
Tue Dec 06, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Learn how to use an Arduino micro-controller. This program is for those who know nothing about Arduino, micro-controllers and electronics. A laptop and Arduino kit are provided for use during this workshop in Study Room 3, 1...

Icon of the event Cartooning and Comics Workshop With Tim Comrie (Age 8-12)
Tue Dec 06, 2016 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Join us for a free workshop on Cartooning and Comics basics with grahic artist Tim Comrie....

Icon of the event Operation Sock Monkey Workshop for teens and adults
Sat Dec 03, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Learn step-by-step how to make the cutest darn sock monkey! Operation Sock Monkey will be coming to show teens and young adults how to create a sock monkey. Crafted sock monkeys will be donated to kids in need, but if you fal...

Icon of the event Get Inspired Workshop: Finger Knitting
Fri Nov 25, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Learn how to knit using only your fingers....

Icon of the event Arduino for Total Beginners (Tues. Nov. 22, 2016)
Tue Nov 22, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Learn how to use an Arduino micro-controller. This program is for those who know nothing about Arduino, micro-controllers and electronics. A laptop and Arduino kit are provided for use during this workshop in Study Room 3, 1...

Icon of the event Snap a Portrait!
Sat Nov 19, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Photography teacher Diana Nazareth will lead a fun, hands on workshop inspired by Cosmopolis Toronto....