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Icon of the event Islamic Heritage Month
Thu Oct 06, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Come celebrate Islamic Heritage Month at Barbara Frum Library with sweet and savoury treats, story time, family craft and music!

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 30
Thu Jul 07
Icon of the event PA Day Movie
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:
Fri Oct 07
Icon of the event Taste of The Caribbean
Tue Jul 26, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Come celebrate the Carnival season on the main floor market place. Join us to learn about the Caribbean culture and Caribana through food, dance and crafts for all! Meet cultural dancer and choreographer Zakiya!

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
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 Jul 02
Sat Aug 13
Sat Sep 10
Sat Oct 08
Icon of the event Candy Sushi
Thu Jul 28, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Come and learn the fun and delicious art of how to turn ordinary candy into candy sushi rolls! Creativity required. Ages 10-16. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440.

Icon of the event Quintessential Bellydance
Sat Oct 01, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jane/Dundas

Dancer Evyenia Karmi will be offering a glimpse into the exotic world of bellydance. Participants will observe and learn a short choreography with movements from her book "Quintessential Bellydance," winner of The Beverly Hil...

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....