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Icon of the event DJ Workshop with ScratchLab
Tue Aug 16, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Join Scratch Lab in a workshop that examines basic DJ techniques and the evolution of mp3 software in the DJing world. In this 2 hour session everyone will learn the basics of how to mix, match & scratch records, just like th...

Icon of the event Acro Violini Concert
Mon Jul 25, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us in the main lobby for a classical music performance! Passionate and talented students from Acro Violini will temporarily transform the library into a concert hall-performing works from Haydn, Vivaldi, Schubert, Pachel...

Icon of the event Friday Movie Matinee
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join us for a free movie at the library! Please see upcoming dates below, and ask Pape/Danforth staff for more information (416-393-7727)...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 29
Fri Aug 26
Fri Sep 23
Fri Oct 28
Icon of the event Halloween Puppet Show-
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

(Ages 2-5) A puppet show performance of the book, "Too Many Monsters" by library staff. This story is about Howard the Monster who finally sees daylight after years of living in a dark, scary forest full of mean bully monster...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Sat Oct 29
Icon of the event The Roses in My Carpets
Thu Oct 13, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

October is Islamic History Month. Please join us for a story telling event to commemorate the occasion. Barbara Frum is please to present Rukhsana Khan, a children's author and storyteller, who will perform The Roses in My Ca...

Icon of the event Intro to Kung-fu
Fri Sep 30, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join the Shaolin Cultural Centre of Canada as they discuss the history and influence of Kung-fu in Canada. Enjoy amazing demonstrations, and experience a short class....

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. Thursdays July 7, 28, August 11, 25, 2-3 PM. Please register in person or...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 28
Thu Aug 11
Thu Aug 25
Icon of the event Teen Meetups for Newcomers
Ongoing event running from Wed Jul 20, 2016 - Mon Jul 25, 2016
Location: Pape/Danforth

Come and spend one hour with our Youth advisory Group members (teen volunteers). You can chat with them about anything in your life as a student in a new culture. They will answer your questions such as how to make new friend...

Icon of the event Saturday Book to Movie Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 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:
Sat Aug 13
Sat Sep 10
Sat Oct 08
Sat Nov 05
Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Textile Museum of Canada visits Barbara Frum branch
Sat Nov 05, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Learn how cloth is made, and weave a bookmark to take home with you. Call 416-395-5440 or visit the branch to register. Registration begins September 2nd. 3rd Floor, Room B.