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Icon of the event Nifty Frum Friends Presents: Socrates Cafe @ Barbara Frum with Harry Mingail
Tue Jun 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Socrates Cafe...

Icon of the event 21st Fantastic Pulp Show
Sat May 13, 2017 | All Day
Location: Lillian H. Smith

The 21st Fantastic Pulp Show, sponsored by the Friends of the Merril Collection, will take place in the basement of the Lillian Smith branch between 10AM and 5PM on Saturday, May 13, 2017. Collectible science fiction and fant...

Icon of the event Have Fun Songwriting
Thu May 04, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you always want to write your own song but didn't think it possible? Let's make it possible. Using basic rhymes, lyricism, and rhythmic beats, let's write a song. Maybe it'll be a love song or a political rant or a lul...

Icon of the event Charm School Etiquette Workshop
Wed May 03, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Meet Kerry Ann Thomas, former Miss Teen Nubian, Miss Toronto Tourism Public Relations, and Miss Soft and Beautiful Canada, who will be presenting on charm and etiquette. Join us and learn how to be a lady and a gentleman, pro...

Icon of the event The DIY Giant Loom
Sat Apr 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you ever want to start something new like tapestry making and not know where to begin? The Library is a fantastic place to develop new skills. Please register for this workshop by calling 416-393-7746.

Icon of the event Author Talk with Malcolm Sutton: Job Shadowing
Thu Apr 27, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Toronto author, editor and interdisciplinary artist will discuss his new fiction book Job Shadowing. Sutton's novel delivers an imaginative take on the contemporary crisis in work, particularly as it relates to identity and b...

Icon of the event Genealogy: Tree Making
Thu Mar 23, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Time to format all that research into something that can be handed down for generations. No artistic skills required, materials will be provided....

Icon of the event Silk Flower Making Workshop
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

A craft created in Japan, popular in Taiwan and China. Attend our monthly classes and have flowers all year round....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 21
Fri Apr 28
Fri May 26
Icon of the event Barbara Frum's Nifty Frum Friends
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Come out and have your say. A lively and informal group of older adults meet in a welcoming space to chill, exchange news and views on a variety of topics, work on a simple craft and learn a new skill. For more information yo...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 14
Tue Apr 11
Tue May 09
Tue Jun 13
Icon of the event Andrew
Tue Mar 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Andrew "Too Tall" Queen: A Pocketful of Tune Tales: The Campfire Crew sing their hearts out while drawing on audience participation to bring Fairy tales to life. Groups are required to register by calling the branch at 416-39...