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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 Wayang Kulit / Javanese Puppet Show
Sat May 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Renown for its elaborate puppets and complex music style this form of storytelling originated on the island of Java, Indonesia. Wayang is a Javanese word for shadow puppet theatre, sometimes the puppet itself is referred to a...

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 Canadian Arabic Orchestra
Sat May 06, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Eatonville

Join us for an afternoon of music with the Canadian Arabic Orchestra. All ages, registration not required.

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
Tue Jun 27
Icon of the event John and the Missus
Wed Apr 19, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Port Union

Celebrate National Canadian Film Day 150 by watching a wonderful film, presented by Reel Canada. The residents of a small town in Newfoundland are devastated when the local mine, their close-knit community's only source of w...