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Icon of the event Accessible Literary Speed Dating
Fri Oct 21, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Want to meet other singles who share your interests? Literary Speed Dating is a fun and easy way to meet lots of potential dates in one evening with a cute book-themed twist. Participants are given five minutes to chat with e...

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 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 P.A. Day Movie
Fri Oct 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Spend your P.A. Day with us. Enjoy a feature movie! First-come, first-served. Space is limited.

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 Show and Tell: Storytelling at the Library
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bring and object - Tell a story - Share your roots...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Tue Oct 18
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 Éclipse Solaire
Sat Oct 01, 2016 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Black Lights, Lego, K'nex, 3D Doodling, Sculpting and more!...

Icon of the event Quintessential Bellydance
Fri Sep 30, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Dancer Evyenia Karmi will offer a glimpse into the exotic world of bellydance. Participants will observe and learn a short choreography with movements from her book, "Quintessential Bellydance". Registration begins Aug. 27t...

Icon of the event Storytelling with Diana Tso
Fri Sep 30, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Celebrate Culture Days with renowned playwright and storyteller Diana Tso. Be enchanted by stories from around the world....