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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

Icon of the event Gamerz
4:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Play SuperSmash Bros, Mario Kart and more using our WiiU! For children ages 6-12 in Room 1. Tuesday Oct 3 - Tues Oct 24 (no Gamerz on Oct 30). Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 03
Tue Oct 10
Tue Oct 17
Tue Oct 24
Icon of the event Easy Stop Motion Animation with your phone or tablet
Fri Jul 14, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bring any smartphone, recent iPod Touch or tablet. Learn to use it with a free App to make short stop motion animation movies. Share them with friends and family. Please register in person or phone 416-393-7746. Ages 13+ or c...

Icon of the event Summer Chess Club
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us for Summer Chess Club. Have fun challenging others and make new friends. Participants will get the opportunity to play Chess indoors and outdoors on our custom Chess tables. The focus will be to learn the basics of ch...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 03
Mon Jul 10
Mon Jul 17
Mon Jul 24
Mon Jul 31
Icon of the event PA Day STEAM
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Come and let off some STEAM on your PA Day with us! Enjoy various activities featuring Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math! Please register by emailing ywkids@torontopubliclibrary.ca or call 416-395-5980. For chil...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 06
Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Sat Aug 12, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Learn about Canada's national parks, tips on planning a camping trip, and related skills like setting up a tent and cooking in the outdoors....

Icon of the event Thanksgiving Craft
Sat Oct 07, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Children 6-12 years old will create a fun and festive craft for Thanksgiving. Registration begins Sept. 7th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Monarch Butterfly Rearing
Sat Jul 22, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us to learn how you can contribute to conservation of Monarch butterflies and protect monarch populations in Toronto....

Icon of the event Fall Paper Making Club
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you know you can make paper yourself? We have the Club for you then! Bring your own materials or come and see a demonstration of how this technique can be done cheaply and easily. Reserve your table as space is limited. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 11
Mon Sep 25
Mon Oct 02
Mon Oct 16
Mon Oct 23
Icon of the event Video Gaming
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Do you like video games? Want to show off your gaming skills? For ages 6-12 years old. Registration begins June 10th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 11
Tue Jul 18
Tue Jul 25
Tue Aug 01
Tue Aug 08
Icon of the event Back to School Craft
Tue Aug 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Hey Kids! You survived your first week of school! Come to the library and enjoy making a craft that you can take back to school! For ages 6-12. Registration begins July. 29. Space is limited.