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Icon of the event How We Changed Toronto:  John Sewell
Wed Oct 14, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

This is the inside story of activist idealists who set out to change the world -- and did, right in their own backyard. By the mid-1960s Toronto was well on its way to becoming Canada's largest and most powerful city. Expres...

Icon of the event Freedom to Read Week: Banned Books
Tue Jan 19, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Join us for our monthly Tea and Books session, where the topic will be a lively discussion on Banned Books in honour of Freedom to Read Week. Each year, the American Library Association's Office for Intellectual Freedom compi...

Icon of the event Introduction to Dreams
Tue Oct 06, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Dr. Marina Quattrocchi, author of Dreamwork Uncovered, presents an introductory talk on dreaming. She will explore the purpose of dreaming, how often we dream, the four stages of sleep, tips for remembering dreams, how to kee...

Icon of the event Toronto's Ravines and Urban Forests
Thu Oct 22, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

Jason Ramsay-Brown has explored and photographed Toronto's ravines for more than half his life. Join the author of "Toronto's Ravines and Urban Forests" (