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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 Craft Club
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Get in touch with your creative side! Make something to take home using paper, scissors, colours and your imagination! All ages welcome. Parents must be present for children 6 years and younger. Drop-in only.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 09
Mon May 16
Mon May 23
Mon May 30
Mon Jun 06
Icon of the event DIY: Custom Candle Creation
Sat Jul 09, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Fairview

Light up your life with your own crazy creation! Put old crayons and creativity together to make a special gift for someone you care about or for you to enjoy. Please bring a small glass jar or one 2 to 3 ounce glass to the p...

Icon of the event Memory Lane: The Gift of Our Stories
11:30 am - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

"Storytelling has seen a strong resurgence in recent times. Even in this age of high technology, people realize that stories are powerful. Studies suggest that they stimulate our minds in ways that other art and education med...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 30
Mon Jun 06
Mon Jun 13
Mon Jun 20
Mon Jun 27
Icon of the event Creative Foundations: Youth Art Workshop
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Back by popular demand! Fairview Library in partnership with North York Arts are bringing back Dreamation founder Lynda Watson for another Creative Foundations workshop series! This program seeks to engage youth development a...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 07
Thu Jul 14
Thu Jul 21
Thu Jul 28
Icon of the event Open Gaming Night
Wed May 25, 2016 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Albion

Play a variety of games on different consoles - Wii, PlayStation and Xbox.

Icon of the event DIY: SCRAP That!
Mon Jul 18, 2016 | 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Fairview

Totally Teen Scrapbooking 101! Have you always wanted to make a visual journal of your favorite and most memorable pictures and memorabilia? This is your chance to preserve those memories and put them all together in your ver...

Icon of the event Magic Tricks Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Haven't received your Hogwarts letter yet? Here's the next best thing! Learn amazing magic tricks to confound your family and friends! For ages 6 to 12. Registration required....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jun 06
Mon Jun 13
Mon Jun 20
Mon Jun 27
Icon of the event Bucc N Flvr 5 Week Dance Intensive
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Members of Much Music?s Best Dance Crew and Team Canada?s Street Dance Champions Bucc N Flvr are back by popular demand for a 5-week dance intensive about self-expression through dance moves and choreography....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Aug 02
Tue Aug 09
Tue Aug 16
Tue Aug 23
Tue Aug 30