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Icon of the event Canada 250
Thu Oct 19, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Spadina Road

Maurice Switzer, author of...

Icon of the event Islamic Heritage Month Storytelling Event
Thu Oct 12, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Stories can take you to far away places and show that even though we come from different places our hearts are not that different after all! Join Award-winning author and storyteller Rukhsana Khan, on a story tour of Baghdad,...

Icon of the event Caregiver Appreciation Day
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

In Partnership with Kwentong Bayan Collective, the Library will host an event for our caregivers to create postcards to send home and relax in a supportive environment. All caregivers are welcome to come discuss their experi...

Icon of the event Fall Paper Making Club
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Did you know you can make paper yourself? We have the Club for you then! Bring your own materials or come and see a demonstration of how this technique can be done cheaply and easily. Reserve your table as space is limited. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 11
Mon Sep 25
Mon Oct 02
Mon Oct 16
Icon of the event C.R.A.Z.Y. - watch Canada's greatest film!?
Fri Aug 18, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Director Jean-Marc Vallee, Quebecois son now lost to Hollywood, made this ambitious family dramedy back in 2005. It follows Zac, the 4th of 5 sons, as he grows up. Generally misunderstood, he is the creative and thoughtful so...

Icon of the event Make a Film in a Day with TIFF
Thu Aug 17, 2017 | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

This workshop encourages students to experience the art of filmmaking first-hand. Working collaboratively under the guidance of TIFF's pros, they will write, pitch and shoot a short film....

Icon of the event Friday Night at the Movies
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us for a feature film the last Friday of the month. Ages 12+. Drop-in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 28
Fri Aug 25
Icon of the event Russian Poetry and Music Salons
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us in the Barbara Frum Library for our monthly Russian Poetry and Music Salons, hosted by local poets and musicians. All are welcome for this free events. Join us and enjoy these warm, supportive and talented afternoons....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 26
Wed Aug 23
Wed Sep 27
Wed Oct 18
Icon of the event Once upon a time in China - Chinese Movie Night
Fri Jul 21, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

This Martial Arts classic features Jet Li in a defining moment for Hong Kong movie-making and his career. Based on a 19th century struggle, Li plays master Wong Fei-Hung, who was enlisted to help ward off foreign encroachment...

Icon of the event Afternoon @ The Movies
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us for popular and entertaining movie titles on select Thursday afternoons 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: Auditorium (3...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 13
Thu Jul 27
Thu Aug 10
Thu Aug 24
Thu Sep 07