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Icon of the event Uke Can Try It!  Ukulele Hands-On Basics
2:00 pm - 2:40 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parliament Street

Curious about the ukulele? Join us for a quick intro on how to get started playing ukulele with a few chords and a song. It's fun! Great for your brain! Ukuleles will be provided, but if you have your own, bring it along....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 07
Wed Dec 14
Icon of the event P.A. Day: Family Movie
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parliament Street

Join us for a family movie every PA Day. Titles to be announced. Please visit or call the branch for more information at 416-393-7663....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 20
Fri Feb 17
Icon of the event Afternoon @ The Movies
Ongoing event running from Thu Jan 12, 2017 - Thu Dec 21, 2017
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...

Icon of the event Japanese Appetizer Making with Chef Shoji
Mon Dec 05, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Just in time for the holidays, Chef Shoji leads a hand-on session where you will learn to make Japanese-style appetizers....

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 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 The Films of Agnes Varda: Vagabond
Mon Dec 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Sandrine Bonnaire won the Best Actress Cesar for her portrayal of the defiant young drifter Mona, found frozen to death in a ditch at the beginning of Vagabond. Agnes Varda pieces together Monas story through flashbacks told ...

Icon of the event We Found a Hat! Picture Book Event with Jon Klassen and Friends
Wed Dec 14, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Celebrate the release of "We Found A Hat", with author Jon Klassen. Some of his friends and fellow picture book creators will be joining him: Matt Forsythe ("My Name is Elizabeth"), John Martz ("Burt's Way Home"), and Kyo Mac...

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 Jazz Valentines for Austin Clarke
Thu Feb 09, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Featuring grooves and poetry, Canada's Poet Laureate George Elliott Clarke pays homage to the great, late Austin Clarke. With Lillian Allen, Clifton Joseph, Adebe DeRango-Adem and Giovanna Riccio. Accompanied by Michael Arthu...