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Icon of the event Family Movies
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Thorncliffe

G Rated movies for the whole family....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 31
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 Soundstreams Salon 21 at the Library: The Sounds Around Us
Thu Feb 09, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Thorncliffe

Discover new music in strange places. How do we encounter sound and music in our own backyard? These playful deep listening exercises foster one?s own innate abilities to hear and cultivate your personal sonic environment....

Icon of the event Gumboots
Thu Feb 02, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Celebrate Black History Month with an introduction to the origins and basics of South African Gumboot dance! Dancer and Choreographer Just Aissi will lead and demonstrate how the boots and body parts are used to create rhythm...

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 TD Shakespeare for Kids Library Club
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Shakespeare in Action's TD Shakespeare for Kids Library Club is a FREE readers' theatre program for children ages 7-12. Led by professional actors and educators, kids will explore one to three plays from The Comedy of Errors,...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 28
Sat Feb 04
Sat Feb 11
Sat Feb 18
Sat Feb 25
Icon of the event P.A. Day: Family Movie
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Thorncliffe

Join us for a PA Day movie! Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 20
Fri Feb 17
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: ...