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Icon of the event Katori Shinto Ryu Demonstration
Mon Feb 27, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us for a demonstration of the techniques of Katori Shinto Ryu performed by Toronto Kenjutsu. Katori Shinto Ryu is a Japanese style of swordsmanship practiced since 1460 AD. It is considered the most ancient of all the ma...

Icon of the event Afternoon at the Movies - Black History: Motherland
Thu Feb 23, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Beautifully crafted and breathtaking in both scope and impact, it's Africa as you have never seen it before! From the same producers of "500 Years Later", Motherland [Enat Hager] is directed by Owen Alik Shahadah, and conside...

Icon of the event Black History Month Special: Afro Fusion Dance Workshop - CANCELLED
Mon Feb 20, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join dancer and choreographer Nadine Brown for an Afro fusion dance class which includes dance forms that involve African Technique and urban African dances such as Azonto and Makosa. Working with upbeat music such as Afro b...

Icon of the event Island in the Sun: Barbados in Song with Roger Gibbs
Wed Feb 15, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Locke

Barbadian folk songs and slide show look at the island's history and its people, superstitions and life.

Icon of the event Michelle Jean: A Woman of Purpose and Ninth Floor
Wed Feb 01, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us at the library for a short film festival in honor of Black History Month. The National Film Board of Canada presents: Michaelle Jean - A Woman of Purpose and Ninth Floor. Drop in, no registration required.

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 Jan 31
Tue Feb 28
Tue Mar 28
Icon of the event Puppet Show: Petunia
Thu Jan 26, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Long Branch

Petunia finds a book a thinks it makes her wise to have it in her possession. Free tickets available 30 minutes before the performance.

Icon of the event Afternoon @ The Movies
Ongoing event running from Thu Jan 12, 2017 - Thu Dec 21, 2017
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us in our auditorium for popular movie titles, shown bi-weekly, on a Thursday afternoon from 2-4 pm. You may bring your popcorn and snacks. For more details, please visit branch in person or call 416-395-5440. Location: ...

Icon of the event Afternoon @ The Movies
Ongoing event running from Thu Jan 12, 2017 - Thu Dec 21, 2017
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us for popular and entertaining movie titles, shown bi-weekly, on a Thursday afternoon from 2-4 pm. You may bring your popcorn and snacks. For more details, please visit branch in person or call 416-395-5440. Location: A...

Icon of the event Adult Colouring Club
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Colouring for adults is the hottest new trend, and it's easy to see why. Colouring can relieve stress, improve focus, and strengthen fine motor skills. Come try it out for yourself. All materials provided. Drop-in, no regi...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 12
Thu Jan 26
Thu Feb 09
Thu Feb 23
Thu Mar 09