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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

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

If you enjoy knitting and crocheting and would like the chance to meet other crafters, please come to this free drop-in program. All you need to bring are knitting needles/crochet hooks and your favorite yarn. Volunteers will...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 25
Icon of the event Identify Trees In Your Neighbourhood
Tue Nov 20, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Port Union

Have you ever wondered what kind of trees grow in your neighbourhood? Using the Tree Bee web identification tool, a member of Forests Ontario will show you how to identify trees and help you learn more about forests and the t...

Icon of the event FINAL Summer Video Game Fun
Wed Aug 22, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Fort York

We're calling all gamerz! ...

Icon of the event Sidewalk Chalk
Wed Aug 29, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Fort York

Let's decorate the back patio of the library with sidewalk chalk! Program will be held outside (weather permitting). All ages welcome. Drop in. No registration required.

Icon of the event After School Club: Gamerz
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Compete and play games using our WiiU and other console games! Ages 6-12 years, drop in. No registration required. No groups permitted. Bi-Monthly program, every Tuesday in September and November from 4-5pm in Room 1.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 04
Tue Sep 11
Tue Sep 18
Tue Sep 25
Tue Nov 06
Icon of the event Pokémon Club
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Whether you're a new or expert Pokémon Trainer, everyone is welcome to our club at York Woods! Show off your Pokémon knowledge and research skills in our exciting Pokémon scavenger hunt for free cards!...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Aug 24
Fri Sep 07
Fri Sep 21
Fri Oct 05
Icon of the event Origami for Adults with Sam and Chris
Sat Sep 29, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Learn how to fold figures at different sizes or to decorate your own paper and fold it. Registration is required. Please register in-branch or by calling 416-396-8890.

Icon of the event Game On!
1:00 pm - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Console video gaming for kids...and board games, too.No groups larger than 8.(Groups can call the branch to book a special visit).


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 22
Wed Aug 29
Icon of the event Nature Loom
Tue Aug 21, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Wind down and learn to weave a small, decorative wall hanging using beads, branches and yarn. ...

Icon of the event Jewelry Workshop
Tue Sep 11, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Unleash your creative side and learn to make beautiful jewelry in this hands-on workshop. Participants will learn the basic skills and techniques in jewelry making. No experience is required. All supplies will be provided. Hi...