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Icon of the event All Family Bollywood Movie:  Bhoothnath
Fri May 13, 2016 | 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join us for a Bollywood family movie to celebrate Asian Heritage Month! Movie will be in the Hindi language with English subtitles. Bring a blanket, pillow, favourite toy and if you like, wear your pyjamas! Children must be ...

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 Reptilia Meet & Greet
Tue Jul 19, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Would you like to meet an alligator? Reptilia features "Mister Toothy" along with a tortoise, lizards, and more. Stop by the library this summer to get up and personal with a few interesting critters! Ages 3+...

Icon of the event Star Wars Party - May the 4th Be With You!
Wed May 04, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Dress up as your favourite Star Wars character (optional) and join us for an evening filled with all things Star Wars - games, activities, and even a contest! Ages 6-12....

Icon of the event The Twisted Ones Magic and Balloons
Wed Jul 20, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Join Debbie and her balloons for a show that is packed with games, incredible balloon costumes, magic, cool music and lots of wide smiles. Ages 4-12. Drop-in.

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 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 Family Movie Night - Goosebumps
Fri May 20, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join us for a monthly free family movie. Bring a blanket, pillow, favourite toy and if you like, wear your pyjamas! Children must be accompanied by an adult as this is a family event....

Icon of the event Summer Family Movies
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join us for a free family movie this summer! Bring a blanket, pillow, favourite toy and if you like, wear your pyjamas! Children must be accompanied by an adult as this is a family event....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 08
Fri Jul 15
Fri Jul 22
Fri Jul 29
Fri Aug 05
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...