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Icon of the event Shakespeare's Day Dream
Sat Aug 01, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join the Arts for Children and Youth (AFCY) for a free all day event which includes a hands-on workshop and play rooted in Shakespeare's text and other fun theatre games!...

Icon of the event Tween Thursdays: Catherine Rondina
Thu Aug 13, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Author Catherine Rondina will discuss her new book about Food and Poetry from around the World with interactive activities to follow! Ages 8-18. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Registrations starts Tuesd...

Icon of the event NEW DATE! Star Talks: Mariel Hemingway - SOLD OUT
Thu Aug 13, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

*NEW DATE: Please note the day of the event has been changed to August 13 (originally scheduled for August 10). All tickets with an August 10 date will be valid on August 13*...

Icon of the event Flesh and Blood Characters - Young Voices Writing Workshop
Thu Aug 13, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Characters make or break your fiction. It's quite simple: readers will only read to the end if they care what happens to the people in the story, and they're only going to care if those people feel real. In this hands-on writ...

Icon of the event Come Meet Author Rosemary Aubert
Mon Aug 17, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Rosemary Aubert is the author of the Ellis Portal mystery series, set in Toronto. The series features a once-esteemed judge who became homeless but is now climbing his way back into society and solving crimes on the way back ...

Icon of the event Rich Terfry
Mon Aug 17, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Star CBC Radio host Rich Terfry presents the true story of his alter ego, musician Buck 65, in...

Icon of the event Mitchell and Greg from AsapSCIENCE !
Thu Aug 20, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Bring your questions, and meet Mitchell Moffit and Greg Brown, the co-creators of the award winning YouTube channel AsapSCIENCE and authors of the new book, AsapSCIENCE Answers to the World?s Weirdest Questions. Most Persiste...

Icon of the event Star Talks: Kathy Reichs
Mon Aug 24, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The New York Times bestseller, forensic anthropologist and producer of the hit Fox TV series Bones on her new novel,...

Icon of the event Toronto City Hall 50th Anniversary Lecture Series
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
City Hall

This September, come to the Council Chamber of the building itself for this three-part lecture series by noted experts on modern architecture....

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 03
Thu Sep 10
Thu Sep 24
Icon of the event Heather O'Neill
Thu Sep 03, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

A collection of beguiling new stories by Giller Prize finalist O'Neill that evokes sorrow, laughter and heartbreak.