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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

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 28
Thu Jul 05
Thu Jul 12
Thu Jul 19
Thu Jul 26
Icon of the event Summer Reading Club games and fun
Wed Jul 04, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Join us in celebrating the Summer and the Summer Reading Club outside on the patio (weather permitting) with chalk, bubbles, music and games! For all ages. No registration required.

Icon of the event Paint with Me
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us for an afternoon of colour, beauty and paint! Follow step by step instructions to create your very own canvas painting! Bring your creativity, imagination and painting skills for an afternoon of fun!...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 19
Thu Aug 02
Thu Sep 13
Thu Oct 18
Icon of the event Paint With Me for Adults-Caribbean Edition
Thu Aug 02, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us as we celebrate Toronto Carnival at the library with a painting class for adults. We will be painting Caribbean landscapes.

Icon of the event Novel Knitters Club
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jane/Sheppard

The Novel Knitters Club also crochets and looms! Bring your own needles, yarn, share ideas, skills or knit socially. All levels are welcome. Limited instruction available for beginners. Drop-in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 28
Icon of the event Birding 101
Wed Jul 04, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Birding is fun, easy, and can be done anywhere. Learn everything you need to know to get started, from choosing binoculars and field guides, to where and when to bird in your neighbourhood, and what birds you are likely to fi...

Icon of the event Poetry Got a Hold On Me
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Agincourt

The Scarborough Poetry Club offers a series of workshops engaging participants in the art of poetry crafting (writing, revising, presenting). Selected participants will also develop leadership skills through a mentorship proc...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 14
Sat Aug 11
Sat Sep 08
Sat Oct 06
Icon of the event What the Heck is Bullet Journaling?
Tue Jul 10, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

After hours of staring at a screen, do you desire to express your creative side while still getting stuff done? ...

Icon of the event Basic Bike Maintenance Workshop
Sat Jun 23, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Taylor Memorial

Cycle Toronto will show you the basics of how to maintain your bike in this hands-on workshop. Topics include: safety checks, pumping your tires, tightening your brakes, lubing your chain, and ensuring your bike is the right ...

Icon of the event Mini Repair Café
Sat Jul 07, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Jones

Join us for a fun afternoon of repairing, reusing and recycling! Volunteers will repair and assist with sewing (clothing items), jewelry repair and bike repairs. Stop off when you're on the Dundas St. East bike lanes and get ...