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Jul 08 | Posted by John P.
This week, take a moment to remember the rain storm of July 8, 2013 that produced the ...

Jul 04 | Posted by Irena
Discontinuation of Microfilm/Microfiche Service Effective September 1, 2017 On Septemb...

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The Working Lives of Chinese Canadian Women: 1923-1967
Fri, May 05

This exhibit - located on the 3rd floor of the Toronto Reference Library - celebrates ...

Canada 150 - Summer History Book Club
Thu, Aug 10 | 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Celebrate Canada with an historical summer reading list! Get to know our country bett...

Genealogy 101: Basics of Genealogy
Sat, Aug 19 | 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Are you interested in discovering your family tree but are unsure where to start? Join...

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