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Icon of the event Nifty Frum Friends Presents: Socrates Cafe @ Barbara Frum with Harry Mingail
Tue Jun 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Socrates Cafe...

Icon of the event Henna Design
Sat May 27, 2017 | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Port Union

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month at the library and get a free henna design on your hand. Children under 12 must have a parent/guardian present to receive a henna application.

Icon of the event Puppet Show: The Umbrella Thief
Thu May 25, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Long Branch

Someone or something keeps stealing umbrellas from Kiri Mama's Umbrella Stand. Find out who this thief is. Free tickets available 30 minutes before the performance.

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Black Creek Pioneer Village visits Maria A. Shchuka
Sat May 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Learn how wool from a sheep becomes a sweater! Try carding and spinning wool. Contact the branch for registration info.

Icon of the event Charm School Etiquette Workshop
Wed May 03, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Meet Kerry Ann Thomas, former Miss Teen Nubian, Miss Toronto Tourism Public Relations, and Miss Soft and Beautiful Canada, who will be presenting on charm and etiquette. Join us and learn how to be a lady and a gentleman, pro...

Icon of the event Author Talk with Malcolm Sutton: Job Shadowing
Thu Apr 27, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Toronto author, editor and interdisciplinary artist will discuss his new fiction book Job Shadowing. Sutton's novel delivers an imaginative take on the contemporary crisis in work, particularly as it relates to identity and b...

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 Apr 25
Tue May 30
Icon of the event National Canadian Film Day -  movie
Wed Apr 19, 2017 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

A poor but feisty Chinese woman, disguised as a boy, joins the railroad crew in the Rocky Mountains to search for her long-lost father, and falls in love with the son of the railroad tycoon. (from IMDB)

Icon of the event Meditation Hour
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Some easy stress-relieving stretches, followed by deep breathing and a relaxing and rejuvenating meditation session. No yoga mats required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 15
Sat May 06
Sat Jun 10
Icon of the event Teen Gaming Tournament
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Drop in and enter our PlayStation 4 Tournaments. Whether you're an experienced gamer, or just starting out, Teen Gaming is sure to be a blast. You might even end up on our Gaming Wall of Fame!


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 22
Wed Mar 29