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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 May 07
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat Jun 04
Sat Jun 11
Icon of the event Wild Wednesday: Crafternoon
Wed Aug 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Spend a wild afternoon getting artsy and crafty. Make it and take it home! For ages 6 and up. Drop-in, no registration required. Large groups must inquire ahead of time. For more information, please call the branch at 416-395...

Icon of the event Chess Club
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Beginner to expert - all are welcome. Come "check" it out. No registration required. For ages 6-12.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 04
Wed May 11
Wed May 18
Wed May 25
Icon of the event Elephant & Piggie Storytime
Wed Aug 03, 2016 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: Pape/Danforth

Come join us for a Mo Willems storytime starring Elephant & Piggie! Stories and songs will be followed by a craft. Ages 2-5....

Icon of the event Chinese Brush Painting
Sat May 28, 2016 | 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Please join us for celebrating Asian Heritage month for an interactive workshop at the Northern District Branch. Participants will learn the skilled art of Chinese Brush Painting from a local artist and make their own masterp...

Icon of the event After School Gaming
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Compete against your friends and play video games!...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 09
Mon May 16
Mon May 30
Icon of the event Make some cards!
Tue Jul 26, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Perth/Dupont

Learn some card making techniques - stamping, water colouring and paper piecing. Nothing says "You are special" like a handmade card. Come out and make one for that certain someone. Registration required - adults and teens. ...

Icon of the event Super Saturday
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us every Saturday for something fun and engaging. Call 416-394-1000 for specific information each Saturday or be spontaneous and join us for a surprise!...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 07
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat May 28
Icon of the event Ahoy Mateys! Pirate Storytime
Tue Jul 26, 2016 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: Pape/Danforth

ARRGGHH! Ahoy matey! Join us on a swash-bucklin' adventure as we walk the plank together and listen to pirate stories! Stories and songs will be followed by a craft. Ages 2-5....

Icon of the event Clifford the Big Red Dog Storytime
Tue Jul 12, 2016 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: Pape/Danforth

Come join us for a tail wagging storytime of songs, crafts and other activities. Stories and songs will be followed by a craft. Ages 2-5....