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. For ages 7-12. Register in person in the branch or by calling 416-393-7712.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 25
Tue Oct 02
Tue Oct 09
Tue Oct 16
Tue Oct 23
Icon of the event Crafternoon
Sat Oct 06, 2018 | All Day
Location: Jones

Join us for a drop-in craft event, all day from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Icon of the event Create a Holiday Canvas
Sat Nov 24, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Bring you creativity and we will provide the materials! Children will create a holiday-themed painting on canvas that will be mounted in the library for the month of December. Paintings may be taken home before the Christmas...

Icon of the event Knit & Lit
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Thorncliffe

Bring your needles and yarn and share ideas, skills or knit socially. We supply teaching and knitting-related books. Call 416-396-3865 for more information.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 26
Wed Oct 03
Wed Oct 10
Wed Oct 17
Wed Oct 31
Icon of the event Saturday Gaming for Kids
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Thorncliffe

An afternoon of Wii and XBOX gaming fun. For ages 6 and up.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 29
Sat Oct 27
Sat Nov 10
Sat Nov 24
Sat Dec 08
Icon of the event Halloween Craft
Sat Oct 13, 2018 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

In celebration of Halloween Children 6-12 are invited to create a spooky craft. Younger children must be accompanied by caregiver. ...

Icon of the event Family Colouring
Sat Dec 29, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Do you want to enjoy a relaxing activity with your children? Come to the library and colour together! Colouring sheets will be provided.

Icon of the event P.A. Day Board Games - Drop-In!
Fri Jan 18, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Drop in and play some board games on your day off school. A variety of games will provided, so play an old favourite or try something new. No registration. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Cosplay 101: Getting Started
Wed Nov 21, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Delve into the colourful world of costume play or "cosplay", the ever-popular hobby of dressing up as your favourite comic, television, anime, and video game characters. The program will cover topics such as a brief history o...

Icon of the event Crafternoon
Sat Oct 20, 2018 | All Day
Location: Jones

Join us for a drop-in craft activity all day from 11:00 am - 4:00pm