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Icon of the event Artist in Residence Concert
Sat Nov 19, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Enjoy an afternoon of free music and light refreshments....

Icon of the event Cultural Identities and Writing City Stories
Wed Nov 09, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Who are the authors behind Toronto's stories of the past, present and future? Join panelists John Lorinc, Senior Editor of Spacing magazine, Arlene Chan, contributor to The Ward, Jael Richardson, founder of the Festival of Li...

Icon of the event Toronto: Made for the 21st Century
Mon Nov 07, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

From the time of the first peoples, to the energy of today?s ?global village?, Toronto has always been a gathering place ? a place of trade, stabilized by community and endowed with the essential sinews of human hope. Join Da...

Icon of the event Light Up Your World!
Fri Oct 28, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

(All Ages) Come celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights at Barbara Frum public library. We will have a Diwali inspired storytime for all ages including a craft for children. Drop-in, no registration required. Main Floor, Sto...

Icon of the event Accessible Literary Speed Dating
Fri Oct 21, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Want to meet other singles who share your interests? Literary Speed Dating is a fun and easy way to meet lots of potential dates in one evening with a cute book-themed twist. Participants are given five minutes to chat with e...

Icon of the event Artist in Residence Concert
Sat Oct 15, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Enjoy an afternoon of free music and light refreshments....

Icon of the event The Roses in My Carpets
Thu Oct 13, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

October is Islamic History Month. Please join us for a story telling event to commemorate the occasion. Barbara Frum is please to present Rukhsana Khan, a children's author and storyteller, who will perform The Roses in My Ca...

Icon of the event Islamic Heritage Month
Thu Oct 06, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Come celebrate Islamic Heritage Month at Barbara Frum Library with sweet and savoury treats, story time, family craft and music!

Icon of the event Show and Tell: Storytelling at the Library
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bring an object - Tell a story - Share your roots...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Tue Oct 18
Tue Oct 25
Icon of the event English Country Dancing
Sat Oct 01, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Locke

Share the joy of traditional live music and dancing with the members of Toronto English Dance. This is the dance form of Shakespeare, Jane Austen and Napoleon with lively jigs and reels and old fashioned hypnotic melodies.