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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

Icon of the event Lunch Club
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Enjoy playing board games, cards, chess or working with Snap Circuits on your lunch hour. Mondays, drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 12
Mon Sep 19
Mon Sep 26
Mon Oct 03
Mon Oct 10
Icon of the event Anyone Can Make a Quilt
Thu Sep 15, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Want to create a quilt of your own? Need help getting started? Join quilting artist Joanne Lynes who will show us the basics of hand quilting by demonstrating how to build a quilt sandwich from three layers of fabric. She ...

Icon of the event Repair Café
Sat Nov 19, 2016 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Get broken items fixed for free and learn while doing it! We'll have fixers for computers, electronics, small appliances, furniture, clothes, jewelry, books and more. For whatever you need fixin', bring it on! Registration wi...

Icon of the event Haunted Library Lock-Up
Sat Oct 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Race against time to solve brain teasers, puzzles, and library trivia before you end up trapped inside Fairview Library forever*! (*Not really.) Do you have what it takes to escape?...

Icon of the event Lunchtime Gaming
11:45 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Join us over your lunch break to play a wide variety of games. From classic board-games to Xbox 360/One, Nintendo Wii, and PlayStation 3, we have something for everyone....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 07
Wed Sep 21
Wed Oct 05
Wed Oct 26
Wed Nov 16
Icon of the event Chess Club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Players of all skill levels are invited to play in a friendly and welcoming environment. Drop-in....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 03
Sat Sep 10
Sat Sep 17
Sat Sep 24
Sat Oct 01
Icon of the event Robotics: NXT Robotics Building & Competition
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Build robots using LEGO and program them using NXT software. Team up and put your robots to the test in this three-session challenge! No previous experience required!...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 03
Icon of the event Knit & Crochet @ Richview
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Richview

Drop in to knit and/or crochet at Richview library with our beginner or expert participants. Bring your unfinished project or yarn and needles to start a new poject. Knitting and crocheting resources will be provided.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Tue Oct 25
Icon of the event Adult Colouring Club
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Richview

Come try out the latest trend in relaxation! Studies show colouring can relieve stress and promote wellness. Colouring pages, pencils, and markers will be provided, or bring your own.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 14
Wed Sep 28
Wed Oct 12
Wed Oct 26
Wed Nov 16
Icon of the event Halloween Party
Fri Oct 28, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Scary stories, dancing, treats and a craft. Ages 5-12. Drop-in.