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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 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 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.

Icon of the event Light Up Your World!
Fri Oct 28, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

(All Ages) Come celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights at Barbara Frum public library. We will have a Diwali inspired storytime for all ages including a craft for children. Drop-in, no registration required. Main Floor, Sto...

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

A feature film to be announced. Drop-in, no registration required. 3rd Floor, Room B.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 07
Fri Nov 18
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 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
Sat Oct 29
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 an object - Tell a story - Share your roots...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Tue Oct 18
Tue Oct 25