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Icon of the event Afternoon @ The Movies
Ongoing event running from Thu Jan 12, 2017 - Thu Dec 21, 2017
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us in our auditorium for popular movie titles, shown bi-weekly, on a Thursday afternoon 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: ...

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
Wed Jan 04
Fri Jan 06
Icon of the event Holiday Storytime From Around The World
Fri Dec 16, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

(All Ages) Join us for a wonderful storytime from around the world! Let's celebrate Hanukkah, Christmas and Kwanzaa! Drop-in, no registration required. Main Floor, Story Room.

Icon of the event P.A. Day Board Games
Fri Dec 02, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Drop in to the library and play a board game! All children welcome. First-come, first-served. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Saturday afternoon at the Movies
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Enjoy a Feature Movie with the family or alone! Space is limited, first-come, first-served.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 12
Icon of the event Let's Draw
1:00 pm - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Newcomers to Canada or to English looking to practice language and learn drawing techniques. Every week is a different lesson, all lessons involve using language in some way....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 10
Thu Dec 01
Thu Jan 05
Icon of the event I Am Rohingya
Thu Nov 10, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

I Am Rohingya is a play that chronicles the harrowing Rohingya refugee experience from the perspective of Rohingya youth now living in Canada, taking the audience to Myanmar before the violence, through to the forced migratio...

Icon of the event Cultural Identities and Writing City Stories
Wed Nov 09, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Who are the authors behind Toronto's stories of the past, present and future? Join panelists John Lorinc, Senior Editor of Spacing magazine, Arlene Chan, contributor to The Ward, Jael Richardson, founder of the Festival of Li...

Icon of the event Centenary Celebration: 2016 GIFF-Geocaching International Film Festival
Mon Nov 07, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Wychwood

With every new incredible geocache container, it becomes apparent: The geocaching community is one of the most creative groups on the planet. At this year's Geocaching Block Party, we're going to showcase that creativity with...

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.