Toronto Public Library Homepage

Hobbies, Crafts & Games

Icon of the event Board Games - Drop In!
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

Drop into the library and play a variety of board games. This drop in is for children 4-12 years old. This program is on a first-come, first-serve basis because space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Aug 13
Icon of the event Frozen Sidewalk Chalk Party
Wed Aug 05, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Beautify the street around our library using your imagination and FROZEN sidewalk chalk! Learn to make this clever drawing tool and play with some that is ready-made. This program is intended for both preschoolers & school-...

Icon of the event Knitting Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Lillian H. Smith

Our knitting group meets weekly with the goal of donating warm knitted goods to local community members in need....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 10
Mon Aug 17
Mon Aug 24
Mon Aug 31
Icon of the event Literary Speed Dating: Fall Edition
Fri Sep 18, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Want to meet other singles who share your interests? Speed dating is a fun and easy way to meet lots of potential dates in one evening with a literary twist!...

Icon of the event Carnival Fun
Mon Aug 17, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Woodside Square

Children 6-12 years old will play some classic carnival games in the library. Registration begins July 17th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Icon of the event After School Drop-In
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Main Street

Join us after school for games, puzzles, crafts and Lego!...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 09
Wed Sep 16
Wed Sep 23
Wed Sep 30
Wed Oct 07
Icon of the event Holiday Canvas
Sat Nov 21, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Woodside Square

Children 6-12 years old will paint a canvas representing the holidays. Their masterpieces will be displayed in the library during the month of December. Registration begins Oct. 20th. Register in person or by phone, 416-39...

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

Join us on Fridays after school from 4-5 pm for special activities for children ages 8 to 12....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 11
Fri Sep 18
Fri Sep 25
Fri Oct 02
Fri Oct 09
Icon of the event B.I.N.G.O.!
Wed Aug 26, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Woodside Square

Children 6-12 years old, will play Library B.I.N.G.O! Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Registration begins July 27th. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Let's Play Together
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Lillian H. Smith

Books are fun and the best jumping off point for summertime play. Join us at the library for stories, silliness, craftiness, movement, games and of course: PLAY! This program is intended for ages 4 & up....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Aug 04
Tue Aug 11