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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

Icon of the event Lunchtime Gaming
11:45 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Join us over your lunch break to play a wide variety of games. From classic board-games to Xbox 360/One, Nintendo Wii, and PlayStation 3, we have something for everyone.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 07
Fri Sep 21
Wed Oct 03
Fri Oct 19
Fri Nov 02
Icon of the event P.A. Day Board Games - Drop-In!
Fri Nov 16, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Spend your P.A. Day with us at the library. Enjoy playing board games that your parents played! First Come, first-served. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Monster Time
Tue Oct 30, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

To celebrate the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, dress up in your favourite costume and get your monster on with some spooky stories and songs. Build your own mini-version of Dr. Frankenstein's Monster.

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 Art for Tots: Mixed Media Collage
Thu Sep 20, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Children will create their very own tactile collage with a variety of materials while developing their fine motor skills and creativity. All materials provided.

Icon of the event After School Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Join us on Wednesdays after school from 4-5pm for games and special activities. Take part in LEGO challenges, arts & crafts, robotics & circuitry, and much more. Ages 6-12. Drop in! No registration required. Call 416-393-7746...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 26
Icon of the event DIY Bullet Journal
Wed Aug 22, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Come and make your own bullet journal! Traditional journaling can seem daunting and time consuming, but it doesn't have to be. Learn about bullet journaling - a method of journaling that uses bullet points as its main structu...

Icon of the event Back to School Craft
Tue Aug 28, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Create a cool craft to mark the end of Summer vacation. For children ages 6 to 12 years old. Registration begins July 28th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Refuse Waste. Reuse with Furoshiki: The Art of Japanese Cloth Wrapping
Wed Nov 21, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Learn how to cloth wrap gifts beautifully without tape or any waste. The wrapping becomes part of the recipient's gift. We'll cover hard to wrap gifts like wine bottles, mason jars and toys. This can also be applicable for tr...

Icon of the event Storygami
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Origami meet-up for kids the first Saturday of each month. Learn to fold origami! Beginner & advanced folders welcome. This program is offered in partnership with the University of Toronto organization Fly with Origami, Learn...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 01
Sat Oct 06
Sat Nov 03
Sat Dec 01