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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...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 07
Thu Jul 28
Thu Aug 11
Thu Aug 25
Icon of the event Maskawisiwin by Rosary Spence
Tue Jun 21, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Celebrated Cree singer, Rosary Spence, will present a performance from her recent musical release, Maskawasiwin. An album infused with the range of Spence's musical abilities, from traditional vocals, to acoustic rhythms, and...

Icon of the event Celebrate Aboriginal History Month: Films
Wed Jun 08, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

From the National Film Board, we present two documentaries: "Inuuvunga" (2004)- I am Inuk. I am alive! featuring eight teens who filmed their coming-of-age stories in an Inuit town showing how hope overcame their struggles; a...

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

David Outevsky, a highly-respected dancing instructor, will teach you basic Ballroom dancing skills even if you have zero experience. For experienced dancers, it is time to dust off your dancing shoes and enjoy an hour of fa...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 02
Thu Jun 16
Thu Jun 30
Thu Jul 07
Icon of the event Jewish Music Week: From Kitchen to Carnegie Hall
Thu Jun 02, 2016 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Barbara Frum

This event features a lecture from Montreal Women's Orchestra with recorded music. To register, contact Aliza Spiro at 416-638-4492 or email info@jewishweek.com. Location: Room B (3rd floor)

Icon of the event Asian Homeland Festival : Filipino Celebrations & Craft
Sat May 28, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

The Filipino Cultural Center presents highlights & festivities which include cultural dancers and music from the Philippines, an opportunity to learn to speak quick Tagalog using popular words and phrases, an all day craft ta...

Icon of the event Creativity Workshop for Adults
Tue May 24, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Eatonville

This workshop is for all adults who have an interest in the creative process. Through creativity exercises and activities such as memoir, creative writing, storytelling and visualization, they will learn practical techniques...

Icon of the event Tea and Books
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Join library staff for entertaining book talks. Refreshments provided.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 24
Mon Jun 20
Tue Jul 26
Tue Aug 23
Icon of the event Family Films
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Thorncliffe

G-rated movies for the whole family....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 20
Fri Jun 10
Icon of the event Music of Newfoundland
Tue May 17, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Taylor Memorial

Accomplished Newfoundland native John Christopher, accompanied by ace fiddler and mandolin player, James Mckie will perform a concert of original and traditional, Celtic style music with an emphasis on Newfoundland and Irish ...