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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

Icon of the event Lunch Time Video Games
11:45 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Come to the library to eat your lunch and play video games in the program room on the lower level. Bring your smartphones for mobile gaming!


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Dec 09
Fri Dec 16
Fri Jan 06
Fri Jan 13
Fri Feb 03
Icon of the event Holiday Card Craft
Thu Dec 08, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Create decorative cards for the upcoming holiday of your choice. Ages 5-13. Drop-in.

Icon of the event Chess Club
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Join us for Chess in the Library! Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge new opponents. Chess players of all levels are welcome. For children 5 and up. Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Dec 10
Icon of the event Enjoy Holiday Stories, and Songs
Sat Dec 10, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Taylor Memorial

Create new decorations for the tree, hear Christmas stories, and enjoy singing your favorite carols....

Icon of the event Saturday Storytime and Craft
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Join us in the children's department for stories, songs, and a craft to take home each week. No registration is required. Most appropriate for children ages 2 to 6.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Dec 10
Sat Dec 17
Sat Dec 24
Sat Dec 31
Sat Jan 07
Icon of the event Stop Motion Animation for Kids
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Create a stop motion animation movie using the NFB Stop Mo Studio app for iPad. Ages 8-12. 2 sessions. Please register in person or by phoning 416-393-7717. Space limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 28
Thu Dec 29
Icon of the event Marshmallows and Toothpicks - Make a geometric sculpture
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Make a geodesic sculpture with marshmallow joints and toothpick connectors. Kids learn the difference between two and three dimensions. Ages 6-13. Drop-in.

Icon of the event Drumming Workshop with Mystic Drumz
Sat Feb 18, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Main Street

Join us in a celebration of Black History Month for a hands-on drumming workshop full of music and rhythm. Every participant receives an instrument and instruction on how to play. Registration is required. Please register at ...

Icon of the event 3D Printing demonstration
Fri Mar 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Learn about one of the library's favourite new technologies, the 3D mini printer. See a 3d print job from start to finish. Drop-in.

Icon of the event LEGO Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Join our Lego Club where you can create, build and use your imagination! Please register in person or by phone 416-393-7717.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 01
Wed Mar 08
Wed Mar 22
Wed Mar 29