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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 Gumboots
Thu Feb 02, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Celebrate Black History Month with an introduction to the origins and basics of South African Gumboot dance! Dancer and Choreographer Just Aissi will lead and demonstrate how the boots and body parts are used to create rhythm...

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 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 Dec 20
Icon of the event After School Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Join us on Fridays after school for special activities for children ages 8 to 12. Drop-in program, no registration necessary....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Dec 16
Fri Dec 23
Icon of the event Michelle Jean: A Woman of Purpose and Ninth Floor
Wed Feb 01, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us at the library for a short film festival in honor of Black History Month. The National Film Board of Canada presents: Michaelle Jean - A Woman of Purpose and Ninth Floor. Drop in, no registration required.

Icon of the event HOZA! A Musical Journey
Tue Feb 07, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

HOZA! is an astounding musical journey of interactive songs and rhythms performed on the West African djembe drums. Participants will get to play a drum and feel the beat!...

Icon of the event Robin Hood and the Dragon Puppet Show
Wed Jan 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join Applefun Puppetry for 45-minutes of puppet show fun. Oh no! The Sheriff has stolen the money! The best way to get it back? A dancing contest of course! Recommended Ages 3-9 Free Tickets available 30 minutes before the sh...

Icon of the event Winter City Critters
Thu Jan 05, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join Toronto Botanical Gardens to learn about winter city animals. How does urban wildlife survive the polar vortex in the concrete jungle? In this invigorating presentation, children will learn about how animals make it thro...

Icon of the event Holiday Music Concert featuring students of Joseph Sengco
Sat Dec 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Come join us in an afternoon of festive celebration. Watch as local children from ages six and over share their talents playing piano, guitar and singing....