Toronto Public Library Homepage

Hobbies, Crafts & Games

Icon of the event The Golden Era of Postcards
Fri May 26, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

For the past seven years George Sachs has been the President of the Toronto Postcard Club, the largest such club in Canada. Postcards are fascinating pieces of history, a record of another time that we still have today. Georg...

Icon of the event Accessing and Preserving Your Family Heirlooms
Tue Jul 11, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

This presentation is of particular interest to genealogical researchers and explores best practices for storing personal treasures with a focus on paper records. Participants will learn how to care for their family history do...

Icon of the event Canada 150 Puppet Craft
Wed Aug 02, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Morningside

Do you want to make your own puppets?...

Icon of the event Teen Graffiti Art
Wed Jul 26, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Fairview

An artist through Unity Charity is here to introduce teens to the vibrant, stylish graffiti artstyle, with a focus on hand-lettering....

Icon of the event Craft n' Chill
Sat Sep 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Chat and de-stress while trying your hand at the Japanese art of origami and other awesome paper-crafts. Choose from a range of paper-folding patterns including some of your favourite pop culture and gaming icons. Open to all...

Icon of the event A Century of Ontario Photographs
Wed Aug 16, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

This presentation examines some of the highlights of the Archives of Ontario's extensive photograph collections, and explains how these records are managed and preserved. It showcases photographs produced by Ontario governmen...

Icon of the event Robotics/IoT/Home Automation Clinic
Fri Jun 16, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

This program aims to provide hands-on help for DIY home automation and robotics projects. The session includes a 45 minute presentation, followed by Q&A and interactive discussions....

Icon of the event Canada 150 Puzzle
Wed Aug 23, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Morningside

How well do you know your Canadian geography?...

Icon of the event Library Lock-Up
Sat Jul 29, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Love escape rooms? Race against time to solve brain teasers, puzzles, and trivia before you end up trapped inside Fairview Library forever*! (*Not really.) Do you have what it takes to escape?...

Icon of the event Lunchtime Gaming
11:45 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Join us over your lunch break to play a wide variety of games. From classic board-games to Xbox 360/One, Nintendo Wii, and PlayStation 3, we have something for everyone....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 31
Wed Jun 14
Wed Sep 06
Wed Sep 20