Toronto Public Library Homepage

Hobbies, Crafts & Games

Icon of the event Chess Club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Players of all skill levels are invited to play in a friendly and welcoming environment. Drop-in....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 27
Sat Sep 03
Sat Sep 10
Sat Sep 17
Sat Sep 24
Icon of the event Maker Monday: Halloween Origami!
Mon Oct 17, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Come and join us for a free origami program! Learn how to make some spooky origami Halloween decorations. For everyone aged 7 and up. All supplies provided. Drop in!...

Icon of the event Get Inspired Workshop: Finger Knitting
Fri Nov 25, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Learn how to knit using only your fingers....

Icon of the event Lunch Club
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Enjoy playing board games, cards, chess or working with Snap Circuits on your lunch hour. Mondays, drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 12
Mon Sep 19
Mon Sep 26
Mon Oct 03
Mon Oct 10
Icon of the event Thanksgiving Craft
Fri Oct 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Morningside

Gobble Gobble! Come give thanks with a craft!...

Icon of the event Maker Monday: Harry Potter Wands!
Mon Oct 03, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Learn how to make your own, unique, Harry Potter inspired wand! Join us for this free program and create the perfect accessory for your witch or wizard Halloween costume! Planning a different costume? Celebrate the fan in you...

Icon of the event Maker Monday: Recycled Holiday Ornament
Mon Dec 19, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for a FREE program on learning how to use recycled materials to make holiday ornaments! Single ornaments and garlands can both be made in this program. All supplies provided. Age 7+!...

Icon of the event Get Inspired Workshop: Locker Magnets
Fri Oct 21, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Turn old comics, books, origami paper and magazines into magnets for your locker....

Icon of the event Short Story Writing Workshop for Teens
Sat Aug 27, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Katie Bryski, the winner of the Toronto Star 2016 Short Story Contest, shows young writers how to craft a short story in this workshop for teens ages 12-17. Click the link below to reserve a spot in the program starting on Au...

Icon of the event Arduino for Total Beginners (Tues. Oct. 25, 2016)
Tue Oct 25, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Learn how to use an Arduino micro-controller. This program is for those who know nothing about Arduino, micro-controllers and electronics. A laptop and Arduino kit are provided for use during this workshop in Study Room 3, 1...