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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

Icon of the event The DIY Giant Loom
Sat Apr 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you ever want to start something new like tapestry making and not know where to begin? The Library is a fantastic place to develop new skills. Register for this workshop by calling 416-393-7746.

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....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 29
Sat May 06
Sat May 13
Sat May 20
Icon of the event The World Inside and Around a Beehive
Wed Jun 07, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Anatole Yarmosh, a fourth generation hobby beekeeper and author of "The World Inside and Around a Beehive" will share his knowledge of bees and of how to construct a small-scale hive....

Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Thu Jul 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Learn about Canada's national parks, tips on planning a camping trip, and related skills like setting up a tent and cooking in the outdoors. Ages 6 & up....

Icon of the event Silk Flower Making Workshop
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

A craft created in Japan, popular in Taiwan and China. Attend our monthly classes and have flowers all year round....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 28
Fri May 26
Tue Jul 25
Fri Jul 28
Icon of the event Awesome After School Club: Asian Heritage Month
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Looking for something to do after school? Come hang out at the Don Mills Branch for our weekly club to celebrate Asian Heritage Month with a variety of Chinese and Japanese-inspired crafts, games and activities! Bring your fr...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 09
Tue May 16
Tue May 23
Tue May 30
Icon of the event The Great Canadian Scavenger Hunt
Thu Jul 13, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Get ready to test your knowledge of Canada and the Don Mills library! Scavenger hunt teams will scour inside and outside the library for answers to series of challenging questions. Do you have what it takes to win a prize? Ag...

Icon of the event Captain Underpants Craft PA Day
Fri Jun 09, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Did you see the new movie? Now, come and create some fun Captain Underpants crafts! Tra-la-laaaaaaa! Ages 6-12....

Icon of the event Let's Paint Together
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

If you are a beginner or experienced artist, join us in our friendly and relaxing atmosphere to paint together and meet new friends with similar interests in art and painting. All levels, all media (NO OIL please), any style....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 03
Wed May 17
Wed Jun 07
Wed Jun 21
Wed Jul 05
Icon of the event Origami Art for Teens
Fri May 26, 2017 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month by learning how to fold a Japanese traditional paper craft. Materials will be provided.3...