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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

Icon of the event Chess Club (for kids)
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Learn the game and play against your friends or challenge new opponents. All levels are welcome. Ages 7-12. Register at the library or by calling 416-393-7712.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 11
Tue Sep 18
Icon of the event International Geocaching Week 2018
Wed Aug 15, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Come for a social time to share stories about your geocaching year.

Icon of the event Let's Talk Science: DIY Lava Lamps
Wed Aug 15, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join our science lab! Children will have fun using water, oil and food colouring to create the basis for lava lamps. Watch in amazement when alkaseltzer is added to the mix. This activity covers properties of water and oil, m...

Icon of the event Learn to Camp and Experience the Great Outdoors
Thu Aug 09, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Brookbanks

Studies have shown that spending time in nature improves physical, mental and social well-being, as well as increases environmental awareness.

Icon of the event Summer Wonder - Terrific Tuesdays
Tue Aug 07, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Brookbanks

Each Tuesday children will be encouraged to use their imagination and explore their creative sides, through crafts and maker activities. Drop-in.

Icon of the event Summer Wonder - Terrific Tuesdays
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Brookbanks

Each Tuesday children will be encouraged to use their imagination and explore their creative sides, through crafts and maker activities.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 17
Tue Jul 24
Tue Jul 31
Icon of the event Summer Fun
11:00 am - 11:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Hillcrest

Come to the library and have some summer fun with books, stories, activities and crafts. For ages 7-10. Drop in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 13
Fri Jul 20
Fri Jul 27
Icon of the event Summer Wonder - Terrific Tuesdays
Tue Jul 03, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Brookbanks

Each Tuesday children will be encouraged to use their imagination and explore their creative sides, through crafts and maker activities.

Icon of the event TD Summer Reading Club: Get Your Summer Read on Day!
Sat Jun 23, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Northern District

The annual TD Summer Reading Club is here again! All children will receive a free reading kit and a chance to win a prize! Sign up anytime all summer long!...

Icon of the event Power Kids:  DIY Kaleidoscopes
Sat Jun 16, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Mirrors are an important visual element in Kader Attia?s artwork. Inspired by his interest in mirrors and fragmentation, we will construct our own DIY kaleidoscopes and look at the world with a new perspective! ...