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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

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 Aug 27
Icon of the event Knitting & Crochet Circle
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Join our Knitting & Crochet circle led by friendly neighborhood residents....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Aug 30
Tue Sep 06
Tue Sep 13
Tue Sep 20
Tue Sep 27
Icon of the event Giant Collaborative Poem Book PA Day
Fri Dec 02, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

A giant book has landed in the library and needs your help filling out the pages. Come contribute drawings and poems with your friends and artist Annie Wong. For ages 6-12....

Icon of the event Artists In the Library: Pop-Up Poetry
Fri Nov 18, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Make your words jump off the page in this mini pop-up book workshop with artist Annie Wong. For ages 6-12...

Icon of the event Awesome After School Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Looking for something to do after school? Interested in poetry, crafts and games? Come hang out at the Don Mills Branch for our weekly club with tons of fun activities. Bring your friends or make some new ones!...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 13
Tue Sep 20
Tue Sep 27
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Icon of the event Wild Storytime & Craft
10:00 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Make a craft and take it home! Stay for a storytime after. Ages 2-6. Drop-in. Groups of 10 and more need to register. In partnership with Braeburn Ontario Early Years Centre.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Aug 26
Fri Sep 02
Fri Sep 09
Icon of the event Artists in the Library: Miss Mary Mack Mix Up! Skipping Rope & Playground Games
Sat Sep 24, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Got the back-to-school blues? Come hang out with artist Annie Wong to come up with new skipping rope songs and playground clapping games to make your back-to-school days a fun. Ages 6-12....

Icon of the event Pop-Up Poetry PA Day
Fri Nov 18, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Make your words jump off the page in this mini pop-up book workshop with artist Annie Wong. For ages 6-12....

Icon of the event Build-A-Spooky City Workshop
Sat Oct 08, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Ever thought about what places make up a city? How about a spooky city? Haunted towers, a witch's grocery store, undead amusement parks, mummy museums...You think it and build it! With boxes, paper products, recyclable materi...

Icon of the event Play, It?s for Kids and Parents too! Program with Toronto Public Health
Wed Aug 31, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albion

Learn how to play simple group games with your children and how play promotes healthy active lifestyles! Ages 8 ? 12. Caregivers must attend with children. Register in person or call 416-394-5170.