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Learn a new hobby with the BWG Library

Find online learning resources to learn a new skill or hone a hobby for free
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Not sure where to start with a new hobby or skill?Explore the Hobbies and Crafts Reference Centre.

The Hobbies and Crafts Reference Centre is website that’s chock-a-block full of craft ideas and how-tos, including arts and crafts like needlework and calligraphy, as well as hobbies including geocaching and magic. Learn a new skill or brush up on an old one.  There are crafts and activities for both adults and kids!

To learn the one simple trick to access thousands of step-by-step demonstrations of crafts and activities for the whole family, check out the introductory video tutorial.  If you discover a great new craft or activity, please share in the comments section on the video!

Do you need help finding information on a particular hobby?  A librarian would be happy to assist you in your search: reach out via Facebook at, call 905-775-3328 ext. 6100 or email and a staff member will connect with you to give you the support you need.