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Icon of the event Saturday Book to Movie Club
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Read the book then see the film! Pape/Danforth Library will show a movie based on a book once a month. Enjoy reading the book then see how it translates on film....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 10
Sat Mar 11
Sat Apr 08
Sat May 06
Icon of the event Author Talk with Malcolm Sutton: Job Shadowing
Thu Apr 27, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Toronto author, editor and interdisciplinary artist will discuss his new fiction book Job Shadowing. Sutton's novel delivers an imaginative take on the contemporary crisis in work, particularly as it relates to identity and b...

Icon of the event Afternoon @ The Movies
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us for popular and entertaining movie titles on select Thursday afternoons 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: Auditorium (3...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 26
Thu Feb 09
Thu Feb 23
Thu Mar 09
Thu Mar 23
Icon of the event Hoza! Interactive Djembe Drumming
Tue Mar 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

An astounding musical journey of interactive songs and rhythms. Children get to play a drum and feel the beat!...

Icon of the event Orchardviewers
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern District

Spend an enjoyable afternoon listening to a range of performers and speakers. From author visits to musicians you will enjoy our entertainment on a weekly basis. Our 2017 winter sessions will host musicians, explorers, author...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 26
Thu Feb 02
Thu Feb 09
Thu Feb 16
Thu Feb 23
Icon of the event Barbara Frum's Nifty Frum Friends
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Come out and have your say. A lively and informal group of older adults meet in a welcoming space to chill, exchange news and views on a variety of topics, work on a simple craft and learn a new skill. For more information yo...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 14
Tue Mar 14
Tue Apr 11
Tue May 09
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 Vaiana, La Légende du Bout du Monde
Mon Mar 13, 2017 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Vaiana [Moana], la légende du bout du monde raconte l'aventure d'une jeune fille téméraire qui se lance dans un voyage audacieux pour accomplir la quête inachevée de ses ancêtres et sauver son peuple. Au cours de sa traversée...

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 Home Library Service Info Session
Tue Mar 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Northern District

If you or a loved one can't come to the library, find out how the library can come to you! Home Library Service is available for Toronto residents who are homebound for three months or longer due to age, illness or disability...