Toronto Public Library Homepage

Hobbies, Crafts & Games

Icon of the event Chess in the library
Ongoing event running from Sat Sep 05, 2015 - Sat Dec 19, 2015
North York Central Library

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge others while you improve your critical thinking skills. Every Saturday from 2-4. Drop in - no registration required. Co-sponsored with Chess in the library. Questions? Call 41...

Icon of the event Thanksgiving Craft
Sat Oct 10, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Woodside Square

Children 6-12 years old will make a craft for Thanksgiving. Registration begins September 5th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Halloween Craft
Sat Oct 31, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Woodside Square

Hey Kids! Come in your costume and make a special Halloween Craft! This program is for children 4 years old and up. Registration begins Sept. 30th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Knit & Lit
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Danforth/Coxwell

Are you a knitter or have always wanted to learn? Bring your needles and yarn and join us the first Wednesday of the month to share ideas, skills or knit socially....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 07
Wed Nov 04
Wed Dec 02
Icon of the event Holiday Canvas
Sat Nov 21, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Woodside Square

Children 6-12 years old will paint a canvas representing the holidays. Their masterpieces will be displayed in the library during the month of December. Registration begins Oct. 20th. Register in person or by phone, 416-39...

Icon of the event After School Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Looking for something to do after school? Join the after school club! We meet every Tuesday to make stuff, play games, do crafts, talk about books, and more! For kids ages 8-12. Please call 416-395-5440 for more information a...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 15
Tue Sep 22
Tue Sep 29
Tue Oct 06
Tue Oct 13
Icon of the event LEGO
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

Join us after school for fun with LEGO! This is a drop-in program on a first-come basis, for ages 6-12 years. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 23
Mon Nov 30
Mon Dec 07
Mon Dec 14
Icon of the event Ontario Garlic: the Story from Farm to Festival
Wed Oct 07, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Peter McClusky, founder of the Toronto Garlic Festival and author of Ontario Garlic: the Story from Farm to Festival, will be giving a talk on everything you ever wanted to know about garlic, including:...

Icon of the event Knitting and Crocheting
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Port Union

If you enjoy knitting and crocheting and would like the chance to meet other crafters in the community, please drop in. All you need to bring are knitting needles/crochet hooks and your favorite yarn. Several community volun...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 12
Sat Sep 19
Sat Sep 26
Sat Oct 03
Sat Oct 17
Icon of the event Winter BINGO
Sat Dec 12, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Woodside Square

Children 6-12 years old will play Winter BINGO. Registration begins Nov. 12th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.