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Icon of the event Li Jun and the Iron Road book launch
Thu Nov 12, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Meet Anne Tait, author of this adventure-romance based on the award-winning movie, Iron Road....

Icon of the event Islamic art of the book - Patronage and Connoisseurship
Tue Oct 20, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Filiz Çakýr Phillip, Associate Curator at the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto, will focus on the famous artists in Iran, India, and Central Asia from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, the golden age of the art of the bo...

Icon of the event Shilpi Somaya Gowda
Tue Oct 20, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The internationally bestselling author of...

Icon of the event Why we and other living things sleep
Thu Sep 24, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The human brain is the most complex known machine in the universe, yet it shuts itself off from the outside world each and every day, for hours on end. Why? This talk identifies why rest and sleep evolved in living things. T...

Icon of the event Toronto's Ravines and Urban Forests
Wed Sep 09, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Author Jason Ramsay-Brown will speak about his book on Toronto's natural heritage and local history.

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 Gardening on the edge: an illustrated tour
Tue Oct 27, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Gardening on the edge: an illustrated tour...

Icon of the event Wab Kinew
Mon Sep 28, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

First Nations broadcaster, musician and activist with The Reason You Walk, a novel on his father's legacy, a vision for reconciliation and a new future for Aboriginal peoples. With CBC Radio's Carol Off....

Icon of the event We Remember
Tue Nov 24, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Come to Jones to hear a Canadian soldier recount their war time experiences.

Icon of the event No Ordinary Reading: 5 Very Different and Excellent  Authors Read
Tue Oct 06, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Annette Street

No Ordinary Reading! Five (Very Different) Authors Read at the Annette Street Library....