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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

Icon of the event Chess Club
Ongoing event running from Sat Jun 03, 2017 - Sat Dec 30, 2017
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge others while you improve your critical thinking skills. Held every Saturday 11 am-12 pm. Players of all ages and levels are welcome. No registration required.

Icon of the event Show & Tell: Storytelling at the Library
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Everybody has a story to tell. Bring an object and join us for a show and tell program. Make connections with others in your community while working with researchers from the University of Toronto to shape your stories and me...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 23
Icon of the event Aboriginal History Month Craft
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Make a craft to take home while learning about Aboriginal History!...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 23
Icon of the event All About 1867 - Canada's Great Lakes Ships and Shipwrecks
Mon Jun 26, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Discover the exciting stories of several Canadian ships from the year 1867, the year Canada became a country!...

Icon of the event Knitting & Crocheting Circle
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Whether you're an avid knitter or just a beginner, come join us for an informal time of knitting and crocheting. Knitting and crocheting resources will be provided.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 27
Icon of the event After School Gaming
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Compete against your friends and play video games!...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 28
Icon of the event Creative Yarn Works
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Do you knit or crochet? Come out and enjoy knitting and crocheting in the library, every Thursday from 6-8 pm. Beginners are welcome. We will help you learn. Bring you own needles and wool....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 29
Thu Jul 06
Thu Jul 13
Thu Jul 20
Thu Jul 27
Icon of the event Canada 150 Jeopardy
Mon Jul 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Morningside

How well do you know Canada?...

Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Thu Jul 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

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. Ages 6 & up....

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

If you enjoy knitting and would like the chance to meet other knitters please come to this free drop-in program. All you need to bring are knitting needles and your favorite yarn. A volunteer will be here to provide instructi...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 08
Sat Jul 15
Sat Jul 22
Sat Jul 29
Sat Aug 12