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Icon of the event WILD musical fun with David Fox
Wed Aug 17, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Long Branch

Come join us for our Summer Reading Club wrap-up party! This musical experience is a fun and interactive program for the whole family. The children are the band, working and playing with a great variety of puppets and musical...

Icon of the event Celebrate Aboriginal History Month: Films
Wed Jun 08, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

From the National Film Board, we present two documentaries: "Inuuvunga" (2004)- I am Inuk. I am alive! featuring eight teens who filmed their coming-of-age stories in an Inuit town showing how hope overcame their struggles; a...

Icon of the event Puppet Show: The Name of the Tree
Wed Aug 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Long Branch

Based on the book by Cecilia Lottridge, this Bantu tale follows a group of animals on their quest for food. Ages 5+. Free tickets are given out 30 minutes before the performance. Groups must book ahead.

Icon of the event Tween Thursdays
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Are you between the ages of 10-16 and looking for something fun and exciting to do this summer? Join us for Tween Thursdays at the Barbara Frum Branch. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Registration begins...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 07
Thu Jul 28
Thu Aug 11
Thu Aug 25
Icon of the event TD Summer Reading Club Launch Party!
Wed Jul 06, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Long Branch

Come out and Celebrate the start of this years Summer Reading Club with a WILD activity, craft, and song! Groups please call ahead.

Icon of the event Stratford Festival HD Production Screening: Antony and Cleopatra
Sat Jun 11, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Celebrate the legacy of William Shakespeare during the quatercentenary year with a screening from the Stratford Festival....

Icon of the event Tea and Books
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Join library staff for entertaining book talks. Refreshments provided.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 24
Mon Jun 20
Tue Jul 26
Tue Aug 23
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 02
Thu Jun 16
Thu Jun 30
Thu Jul 07
Icon of the event Barbara Frum's Nifty Frum Friends
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

A lively and informal group of older adults meet to exchange news and views on a variety of topics, work on a simple craft and learn a new skills.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 10
Tue Jun 14
Tue Jul 12
Tue Aug 09
Icon of the event Asian Homeland Festival : Filipino Celebrations & Craft
Sat May 28, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

The Filipino Cultural Center presents highlights & festivities which include cultural dancers and music from the Philippines, an opportunity to learn to speak quick Tagalog using popular words and phrases, an all day craft ta...