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Icon of the event Winter Break Movies For Kids
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us for a great children's movie. For more information, call the branch at: 416-395-5440. Drop-in, no registration required. 3rd Floor, Room B.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 28
Fri Dec 30
Fri Jan 06
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 Holiday Open House
Wed Dec 14, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join us as we celebrate the Holiday Season together!...

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 Family Movie Night - The BFG
Fri Feb 17, 2017 | 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 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 Storytellers from Away - Stéphanie Bénéteau
Thu Mar 30, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

In collaboration with the Toronto Storytelling Festival, we present some of the most renowned and accomplished tellers from across Canada and around the world....

Icon of the event TD Shakespeare for Kids Library Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

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 Dec 10
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 Mystic Drumz
Mon Mar 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

The Legend of Marshmallow Island. A hands-on drum circle full of music and rhythm. Each participant receives an instrument and instruction how to play it. Ages 4-13. Please register in person or phone 416-393-7717.