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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 Jun 08
Thu Jun 22
Thu Jul 13
Thu Jul 27
Thu Aug 10
Icon of the event Kids & Family Beginner Ukulele!
Fri Jun 30, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Come to the library & learn how to play the ukulele! We will have some ukuleles to share, but bring your uke if you have one....

Icon of the event The Hiss-story of Snakes
Mon Jul 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Malvern

Get ready to slide and slither with snakes this Summer! Get your questions ready for expert David Kondo, as he brings along his expertise and the opportunity to meet a live snake at the library!...

Icon of the event The Canuckstruments Show with Mystic Drumz
Fri Jul 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Celebrate Canada's 150th birthday with the drummers from Mystic Drumz as they take you on a journey from coast to coast, featuring instruments made only in Canada by Canadians....

Icon of the event Keep Calm and Colour On
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

Colour your cares away while you enjoy the latest craze of adult colouring. Materials will be provided, or bring your own. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 03
Sat Jun 17
Sat Jul 15
Sat Jul 29
Sat Aug 12
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Tue Jun 13, 2017 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

"Bizindamowin" (Learning from Listening) is an experience rooted in Anishinaabe oral tradition that includes active oral knowledge transmission through stories, teachings, and legends....

Icon of the event Creativity from the Stacks
Wed Jun 28, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

East End Writers' Group members present poetry and prose readings, music, photography, and a comedy skit. Reception, books, and a sample writing critique led by Gia Petec. Co-hosts Sharon A. Crawford and Nishe Catherine. An E...

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 Jun 13
Tue Jul 11
Tue Aug 08
Tue Sep 12
Icon of the event Bollywood Fusion Dance
Tue May 30, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Come join us for an hour of fun and dance! Bollywood dance is a fun, energetic dance style used in the Indian film industry. With elements of Indian classical dance, bhangra, and various Western styles, Bollywood's high energ...

Icon of the event The Many Deaths of Tom Thomson: Separating Fact from Fiction
Mon May 29, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Locke

In July 1917, renowned Canadian landscape painter Tom Thomson mysteriously disappeared while canoeing in Ontario's Algonquin Park. Over the last century, speculators have offered increasingly wild theories of Thomson's fate....