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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 Special Effects Make Up
Thu Aug 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Learn how special effects make-up is used in film, and try out the techniques for yourself in this very hands-on workshop provided in partnership with the Toronto International Film Festival....

Icon of the event Puppet Show: The Name of the Tree
Wed Aug 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Long Branch

Based on the book by Cecilia Lottridge, this Bantu tale follows a group of animals on their quest for food. Ages 5+. Free tickets are given out 30 minutes before the performance. Groups must book ahead.

Icon of the event Candy Sushi
Thu Jul 28, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Come and learn the fun and delicious art of how to turn ordinary candy into candy sushi rolls! Creativity required. Ages 10-16. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440.

Icon of the event Taste of The Caribbean
Tue Jul 26, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Come celebrate the Carnival season on the main floor market place. Join us to learn about the Caribbean culture and Caribana through food, dance and crafts for all! Meet cultural dancer and choreographer Zakiya!

Icon of the event Acro Violini Concert
Mon Jul 25, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us in the main lobby for a classical music performance! Passionate and talented students from Acro Violini will temporarily transform the library into a concert hall-performing works from Haydn, Vivaldi, Schubert, Pachel...

Icon of the event Tween Thursdays
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Are you between the ages of 10-16 and looking for something fun and exciting to do this summer? Join us for Tween Thursdays at the Barbara Frum Branch. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Registration begins...


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