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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 and 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 Cultural Days Event - Steelband  Workshop
Sat Oct 01, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Learn the basics of steelpan in a group hands on workshop....

Icon of the event Long Branch Book Club
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Long Branch

Drop in for a lively discussion of popular books. A list of titles and copies of monthly selections are available at the branch.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 27
Tue Oct 25
Icon of the event Strangers Among Us
Thu Sep 15, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Strangers Among Us is a Canadian science fiction and fantasy anthology dealing with the issue of mental health. Meet the editors and authors Suzanne Church, A.M.Dellamonica, Gemma Files, Susan Forest, Lucas K. Law, Derwin Ma...

Icon of the event Let's Draw
10:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

The skill of drawing is not unlike the skill of speaking. You are trying to make a point. Help your language along visually, draw, talk and network here at the Library!


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 29
Mon Sep 12
Mon Sep 19
Mon Sep 26
Mon Oct 03