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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 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 Stop Motion Animation for Teens
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 13-19. Please register in person or by phoning 416-393-7717. Spaces limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 24
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 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 DIY: Build Your Own Snowman
Sat Dec 17, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Make the perfect sweet holiday treat for bff, family, or yourself. We supply the candy, you supply the creativity....

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 Aug 27
Sat Sep 03
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 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 Bucc N Flvr 5 Week Dance Intensive
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Members of Much Music?s Best Dance Crew and Team Canada?s Street Dance Champions Bucc N Flvr are back by popular demand for a 5-week dance intensive about self-expression through dance moves and choreography....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Aug 30