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Icon of the event The Treehouse Talks : 3 PEOPLE x 3 TOPICS = 1,000 IDEAS
Fri Jun 13, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Discover new ideas, ways of thinking, and styles of presentation. While our speakers, at first glance, appear to have nothing in common, Treehousers know that where three ideas collide, countless more emerge. For the speake...

Icon of the event What to Expect When You're Retiring: Embracing Longevity
Tue Apr 29, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Back by Popular Demand! Reserve your spot now!...

Icon of the event Iran at the Crossroads?
Tue May 13, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The negotiations between world powers and Iran in November of 2013 leading to the signed tentative agreement concerning the nuclear issue is of importance at the national, regional and international level. In so far as it cou...

Icon of the event Children and Young Adult  Author Visit - Don Aker
Tue May 13, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bendale

Bestselling children and young adult author Don Aker is internationally known for hard hitting stories that address social issues such as youth crime, although his recent work includes a mystery thriller set in Nova Scotia. ...

Icon of the event Toronto Comic Arts Festival: Day 1
Sat May 10, 2014 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Gather with the greatest assembly of comics authors in the world, including Lynn Johnston (FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE, Canada), Jeff Smith (BONE, RASL, United States), est em (TABLEAU NO. 20, Japan) and Christophe Blain (WEAPONS...

Icon of the event Pat Feheley, Inuit art expert
Thu Jun 26, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

An illustrated presentation by Pat Feheley....

Icon of the event Toronto Comic Arts Festival: Day 2
Sun May 11, 2014 | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Gather with the greatest assembly of comics authors in the world, including Lynn Johnston (FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE, Canada), Jeff Smith (BONE, RASL, United States), est em (TABLEAU NO. 20, Japan) and Christophe Blain (WEAPONS...

Icon of the event Steven Galloway Book Club
Mon Apr 28, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Come to the grand finale of our Keep Toronto Reading festival and meet our One Book author, Steven Galloway (The Cellist of Sarajevo). Hosted by Chatelaine's Laurie Grassi....

Icon of the event Bitstrips: Democratizing Comics
Wed Apr 30, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Jacob Blackstock discusses his immensely popular mobile app Bitstrips, which people around the world use to express themselves through the comic book format. Presented with the Toronto Comic Arts Festival....