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Icon of the event Asian Heritage Month: Speak on Out with Patrick De Belen
Sat May 26, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Patrick de Belen is one of the most well-respected voices within the local, national, and international spheres of performance poetry. He has garnered praise and attention in Toronto, United States and the Philippines. He was...

Icon of the event Toddler Time
11:00 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Stories, active songs and rhymes for children 19 months to 3 years of age and their caregivers. Please call 416-395-5440 to register, there is limited space.

Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 30
Wed Jun 06
Wed Jun 13
Wed Jun 20
Icon of the event The Adon Olam Lecture featuring Cantor Beny Maissner
Wed May 30, 2018 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Barbara Frum

Join Cantor Beny Maissner as he shares everything you want to know about the ancient piyut. He’ll explore Adon Olam from antiquity through the Renaissance, classical and romantic periods, and open our eyes (and ears) to a new...

Icon of the event Mario Kart Tournament
Sat Jun 02, 2018 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Please join us for an afternoon of console gaming. Children will be able to test their gaming skills in a Mario Kart Tournament. Ages 9-12. ...

Icon of the event Music with Ezra Clarke
Mon Jun 04, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Downsview

The library will be filled with the musical interlude of Ezra Clarke on the piano! Join us for this live performance. Drop-in.

Icon of the event Afternoon At The Movies
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Sit back, relax, and enjoy classic or newly released films. This event will be held in Room B.

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 07
Thu Jun 21
Icon of the event P.A. Day Movie: Ferdinand
Fri Jun 08, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Goldhawk Park

Relax and watch a fun, family-friendly movie! Feel free to bring your own snacks. ...

Icon of the event Children's Author Reading
Sat Jun 09, 2018 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Downsview

Author Bruna Di Giuseppe-Bertoni will be doing a live reading of her children's book "I call my grandmother Nonna." The book is about a little girl Franca who discovers that many of her friends call their grandmothers by diff...

Icon of the event An Evening of Music: Flute
Tue Jun 12, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Drop by the library lobby to hear a wonderful musical interlude played on flute. Excite your senses and learn more about this instrument. ...

Icon of the event Travel Talks: South & Central America Overland
Wed Jun 13, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

David Crichton from the Toronto Camera Club will take us through his eight thousand kilometre journey overland in a Land Rover! View stunning pictures of Iguassu Falls, Perito Moreno Glacier, the Andes, the Amazon Jungle, the...