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Icon of the event Holiday Storytime From Around The World
Fri Dec 16, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

(All Ages) Join us for a wonderful storytime from around the world! Let's celebrate Hanukkah, Christmas and Kwanzaa! Drop-in, no registration required. Main Floor, Story Room.

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Textile Museum of Canada visits Barbara Frum branch
Sat Nov 05, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Learn how cloth is made, and weave a bookmark to take home with you. Call 416-395-5440 or visit the branch to register. Registration begins September 2nd. 3rd Floor, Room B.

Icon of the event Halloween Spooktacular!
Sat Oct 29, 2016 | 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Runnymede

Prepare for a scare! Come in costume, walk through a spooky haunted house and enjoy Halloween activities and treats. Drop-in for all ages.

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 MAP Family Saturdays: Spadina Museum visits Evelyn Gregory branch
Sat Oct 22, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Discover 1920s Toronto! Using objects from the collection, staff of Spadina Museum will guide you through an exploration of this interesting time in our history. Drop-in.

Icon of the event The BFG Puppet Show
Sat Oct 15, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Runnymede

Enjoy a puppetry rendition of Roald Dahl's "The BFG." Calling all human beans to join us after the show to make your very own dream jar. Fill them with phizzwizards for a whoopsy-wiffling dream....

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 PA Day Movie
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

A feature film to be announced. Drop-in, no registration required. 3rd Floor, Room B.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 07
Fri Nov 18
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 Halloween Puppet Show-
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

(Ages 2-5) A puppet show performance of the book, "Too Many Monsters" by library staff. This story is about Howard the Monster who finally sees daylight after years of living in a dark, scary forest full of mean bully monster...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Sat Oct 29