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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

Icon of the event Teen Interest/Hobby Groups
Ongoing event running from Wed Sep 09, 2015 - Wed Aug 31, 2016
Location: Pape/Danforth

Drop in and spend one hour and a half in the library. We have three volunteer-run groups in one room:...

Icon of the event Ask an Expert: 15 Ways to Garden Large in Small Spaces
Sat May 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Spadina Road

Toronto Master Gardener Josee Couture will share fun and practical ideas to expand your garden space:...

Icon of the event Friday Crafternoon with Anime
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

April 1: Secret Book Box: Make a secret compartment in an old book!...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 13
Fri May 27
Fri Jun 10
Icon of the event Craft Club
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Get in touch with your creative side! Make something to take home using paper, scissors, colours and your imagination! All ages welcome. Parents must be present for children 6 years and younger. Drop-in only.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 09
Mon May 16
Mon May 23
Mon May 30
Mon Jun 06
Icon of the event Krazy Knitting for Beginners!
Wed Jul 27, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Ever dreamt of knitting that perfect pair of mittens or scarf? If so, then come out to Pape/Danforth branch this summer and learn how to knit. We'll show you basic techniques to get started and get you on your way to becomin...

Icon of the event Adult Colouring: Try it Out!
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Spadina Road

Join us for an enjoyable and relaxing colouring program for adults and find out for yourself why the top selling books on Amazon last year were colouring books! Whether for relaxation, play, a social hour, expressing your cre...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 12
Icon of the event D.I.Y Cushion
Sat May 28, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albion

Bring your own T-shirt and turn it into a cushion. No sewing required. No registrations.

Icon of the event Gamerz Challenge
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Rexdale

Bring your game face and challenge your friends to X-Box.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 05
Fri May 06
Thu May 12
Fri May 13
Icon of the event Show and Tell: Storytelling at the Library
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Learn how to shape your mementos and stories into a digital exhibit and explore the library's collections while helping researchers from the University of Toronto to design Show and Tell programming....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 03
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Chess Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge new opponents. Chess players of all levels are welcome. Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 07
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat May 28
Sat Jun 04