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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

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 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 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.

Icon of the event This Ain't Your National Geographic
Fri Nov 25, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Steeles

What happens when you cross paper animal heads from National Geographic magazines with a bunch of blue eyes from fashion mags?...

Icon of the event Mario Kart Wii Tournament
Wed Dec 21, 2016 | 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Fairview

Swing in for some competitive racing fun on our Wii! Battle it out for prizes or sit back, chat, and enjoy snacks!...

Icon of the event Saturday Crafternoons
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maryvale

Drop in for some seasonal crafting fun. No registration required. Limited to 20 kids ages 7 - 12.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 29
Sat Nov 26
Sat Dec 10
Icon of the event Putting Your Garden to Bed
Thu Sep 15, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Steeles

From dealing with fallen leaves, to winterizing your rain barrel and preparing your garden beds for winter, join Toronto and Region Conservation to learn what to do this fall for a healthy, beautiful yard year round. Particip...

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 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 ...