Toronto Public Library Homepage

Hobbies, Crafts & Games

Icon of the event The Weedless Garden
Thu May 11, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Taylor Memorial

Winning the war on weedsÂ…without poisoning the environment!...

Icon of the event Top Tips for Top Vegetables Panel
Tue Apr 25, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bridlewood

Must-have advice on growing these popular vegetables: beans, cucumbers, leafy greens, onions, garlic, peas, peppers, potatoes, root vegetables, squash and tomatoes....

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge others while you improve your critical thinking skills....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 21
Fri Apr 28
Fri May 05
Fri May 12
Icon of the event Birding 101: Tips for Bird Watching in Toronto
Thu Apr 13, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Birding is fun, easy, and can be done anywhere. Learn everything you need to know to get started, from choosing binoculars and field guides, to where and when to bird in your neighbourhood, and what birds you are likely to fi...

Icon of the event Knitting Circle
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Join us for an informal knitting circle: all levels of knitters welcome! Bring your own yarn and needles and share your projects and ideas with other knitters. Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 03
Mon Apr 10
Mon Apr 17
Mon Apr 24
Mon May 01
Icon of the event Watercolour and Mixed Media Art for Teens
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Discover fun and fascinating methods in watercolour painting. Learn simple to understand techniques to create unique decorative papers that can be incorporated into collage and mixed media works of art....

Icon of the event P.A. Day: Console Gaming
Fri Feb 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

School your opponents in a frenzy of awesomeness! Prove you have the legendary skills to challenge others to some wicked games on the PS3, 360, and Wii.

Icon of the event After School Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Join us on Fridays after school for special activities for children ages 6 to 12. Drop-in program, no registration necessary....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 03
Fri Feb 10
Fri Feb 24
Fri Mar 03
Fri Mar 10
Icon of the event Teen Gaming at Bloor/Gladstone
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Get your game on @ the library! Test your gaming skills on our consoles and...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 30
Mon Feb 27
Mon Mar 27
Icon of the event Colouring Party
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Come and experience the latest trend in relaxation! Colouring pages, coloured pencils and relaxing music provided.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 30
Mon Feb 06
Mon Feb 13
Mon Feb 20
Mon Feb 27