Toronto Public Library Homepage

Hobbies, Crafts & Games

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 Apr 30
Sat May 07
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat May 28
Icon of the event Make It! Knitting and Handcraft Circle
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Spadina Road

Do you love making things? Always dreamed of knitting? Join our circle of crafters to chat, work on a project, share your skill and learn something new. All levels welcome, please bring your own materials....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 10
Tue Jun 14
Icon of the event Adult Crafternoon
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Need a break? Drop in for an afternoon gathering of adult crafters who teach and learn from one another. Craft any designs from sewing, knitting, quilting, crocheting and more! Bring a project that you are working on or pick ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 02
Mon May 09
Mon May 16
Mon May 23
Mon May 30
Icon of the event Animal Maythem!
Wed Aug 03, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Long Branch

Come learn about animals and their WILD behaviors with an exciting game, story, song, and craft!

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

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


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 30
Sat May 07
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat May 28
Icon of the event Stop Motion Animation for Teens
Wed Aug 17, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Create a stop motion animation movie using the NFB Stop Mo Studio app for iPad. Ages 13-19. Please register in person or by phoning 416-393-7717. Spaces limited.

Icon of the event How to Raise Monarch Butterflies with Carole Pasternak
Sat Jun 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Observing a Monarch butterfly as it transforms itself from caterpillar to chrysalis to butterfly is among the most thrilling experiences that nature offers. But unfortunately, the number of Monarch butterflies are dwindling. ...

Icon of the event TD Summer Reading Club Wrap Party
Wed Aug 03, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Prizes, treats and games to wrap up this year's Summer Reading Club events At Gerrard-Ashdale. All ages. Drop-in.

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:
Fri Apr 29
Thu May 05
Fri May 06
Thu May 12
Fri May 13
Icon of the event Lunch Time Gaming
11:45 am - 12:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Have your lunch at the library while you play video games and board games. Drop into the program room downstairs.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 29