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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

Icon of the event Teen Interest/Hobby Groups
Ongoing event running from Wed Sep 09, 2015 - Wed Aug 31, 2016
Location: Pape/Danforth

Drop in and spend one hour and a half in the library. We have three volunteer-run groups in one room:...

Icon of the event Tuesday Knit Night!
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Beginners and pros alike are welcome to join our knitting group! Come and learn the basics, or practice some advanced techniques. Some supplies provided, please bring your own if you have them.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Tue Jun 07
Icon of the event Maker Monday: Duct Tape Wallet
Mon Jul 25, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Use duct tape to build a nearly-indestructible wallet. Great for yourself, or a gift for a friend or family member....

Icon of the event Craft: Bone Bracelets
Wed Jun 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Kim Wheatley, Grandmother and Anishinaabe Ojibway band member of Shawanaga First Nation Reserve, will teach you the craft of traditional bone bracelets. All supplies will be provided....

Icon of the event Maker Monday: Book Vault
Mon Aug 08, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Turn an old book into a place to hide your valuables....

Icon of the event Toronto Master Gardener
Thu May 12, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Mount Pleasant

"Ask an Expert"...

Icon of the event Keep Calm and Colour On
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Did you know colouring relieves tension, improves focus, and strengthens motor skills in addition to unleashing your creative side? Join us to colour your stress away in this fun, accessible activity. Colouring sheets and art...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 18
Mon Jun 06
Mon Jun 20
Mon Jul 04
Mon Jul 18
Icon of the event Lunch Club Games
11:45 am - 12:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Play board games, build Lego or Snap Circuits on your lunch hour. School age kids. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 09
Mon May 16
Mon May 30
Icon of the event Krazy Knitting for Beginners!
Wed Jul 27, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Ever dreamt of knitting that perfect pair of mittens or scarf? If so, then come out to Pape/Danforth branch this summer and learn how to knit. We'll show you basic techniques to get started and get you on your way to becomin...

Icon of the event Intermediate Jewellery Workshop for Seniors
Sat Jun 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Unleash your creative side and learn to make beautiful jewellery in this hands-on workshop. Participants will learn intermediate skills and techniques in jewellery making. No experience is required. All supplies will be provi...