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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. No registration required....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 06
Sat Jan 13
Sat Jan 20
Sat Jan 27
Icon of the event The Odin String Quartet
Fri Dec 08, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Spadina Road

Join us for an interactive performance of various genres and musical styles with members of The Odin String Quartet, including some holiday pieces. No registration required.

Icon of the event P.A. Day BINGO
11:00 am - 11:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Play along with the pictures on our storybook BINGO cards and win a prize. Everyone wins! For all ages. No registration required. Drop in to the lower level program room. Groups of 10 or more: please call the branch at 416-39...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 17
Fri Dec 01
Icon of the event Get Inspired Workshops: Button Ornaments
Thu Nov 16, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Learn how to make Ornaments out of Buttons. Free. All supplies provided....

Icon of the event Let's Paint Together
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

If you are a beginner or experienced artist, join us in our friendly, quiet, and relaxing atmosphere to paint together and meet new friends with similar interests in art and painting. All levels, most media (NO OIL please), a...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 06
Mon Nov 20
Mon Dec 04
Mon Dec 18
Icon of the event 2017 Geocaching International Film Festival - GIFF
Sat Nov 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

"With every new incredible geocache container, every clever hide, every log that reads like an epic journey, it becomes apparent: the geocaching community is one of the most creative groups of people on the planet. At this ye...

Icon of the event Knit & Lit
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: 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 Nov 01
Wed Dec 06
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:
Tue Oct 31
Tue Nov 14
Wed Nov 29
Icon of the event After School Club
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

After school drop-in every MONDAY for all kinds of FUN! Includes video games, board games and other activities. For children aged 6-12. For the last Monday of the each month, we will feature a special After School Club Progra...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 30
Mon Nov 06
Mon Nov 13
Mon Nov 20
Mon Nov 27
Icon of the event Saturday Storytime and Craft
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Join us in the children's department for stories, songs, and a craft to take home each week. No registration is required. Most appropriate for children ages 2 to 6.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 28
Sat Nov 04
Sat Nov 11
Sat Nov 18
Sat Nov 25