Toronto Public Library Homepage

Hobbies, Crafts & Games

Icon of the event Chess in the library
Ongoing event running from Sat Oct 04, 2014 - Sat Dec 27, 2014
North York Central Library

Experienced chess player or beginner? Come and have fun learning the game or playing with like-minded players. Every Saturday from 2:00 -4:00 P.M. Registration suggested. To register, call 416-395-5674. We also accept drop in...

Icon of the event Adult Crafternoon
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Gerrard/Ashdale

An afternoon gathering for adult crafters. Learn how to knit, quilt, crochet and sew. Learn how to create new designs and teach others. Make friends and create personal and/or community projects in friendly casual setting.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 27
Mon Nov 03
Mon Nov 10
Mon Nov 17
Mon Nov 24
Icon of the event Adults' Chess Club
Ongoing event running from Sat Jan 04, 2014 - Wed Dec 31, 2014
Gerrard/Ashdale

Play casual chess for ages 13 years and up. Saturdays from 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Icon of the event Get Inspired Workshops: Duct Tape Ball Ornaments
Fri Dec 05, 2014 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
S. Walter Stewart

Learn how to make Ball Ornaments out of duct tape....

Icon of the event Lego Fun Days
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Port Union

Calling all Lego fans! Use your imagination and creativity to construct awesome Lego structures. This drop-in program is for for ages 5-12 years.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 14
Fri Dec 05
Icon of the event Knitting and Fibre Arts
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
S. Walter Stewart

Join expert knitter and spinner Cathy Thomson on the third Thursday of the month (except August). Learn to knit or bring your own project and enjoy knitting with others. All skill levels are welcome. Please bring your own nee...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 20
Thu Dec 18
Thu Jan 15
Thu Feb 19
Icon of the event Ingredients:  understanding what's in your beauty products (Part 1)
Tue Jan 13, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

There are millions of skin care and cosmetic products on the market, many of which claim to do wonderful things. However, in recent years, environmental groups have been claiming that many common cosmetic ingredients are toxi...

Icon of the event Ingredients:  understanding what's in your beauty products  (Part 3)
Tue Jan 20, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

There are millions of skin care and cosmetic products on the market, many of which claim to do wonderful things. However, in recent years, environmental groups have been claiming that many common cosmetic ingredients are toxi...

Icon of the event Make an LED Holiday Card
Sat Dec 13, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Danforth/Coxwell

Learn how to make a holiday card that includes an LED light control. Your card will light up when you want it to! Perfect for Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Christmas, New Year or a general holiday greeting....

Icon of the event Ingredients:  understanding what's in your beauty products (Part 2)
Thu Jan 15, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

There are millions of skin care and cosmetic products on the market, many of which claim to do wonderful things. However, in recent years, environmental groups have been claiming that many common cosmetic ingredients are toxi...