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Icon of the event Europe and Islamic Art
Wed Oct 14, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Artifacts from Islamic lands have fascinated and inspired artists, artisans and their patrons in Europe since the times of Harun al‑Rashid and Charlemagne. Join us for an informative lecture with Karin Ruehrdanz-Univers...

Icon of the event Aging and Immunity
Mon Oct 26, 2015 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Barbara Frum

The immune system is a vital component of our body that helps us to fight against infectious diseases such as the common cold. As we get older, this defense mechanism undergoes a number of changes that impairs its ability to ...

Icon of the event Boost Your Willpower, Change Your Life
Wed Dec 02, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Do you know the boundaries of your comfort zone and why they exist? Do you want to break through these boundaries? Curious about how the latest neuroscience and behavioural science research can explain why we do what we do, a...

Icon of the event How to Get Published
Mon Nov 23, 2015 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Are you interested in publishing a book? Learn about the process from award-winning, traditionally published thriller writer Madeleine Harris-Callway. She will share her personal story and outline triumphs and setbacks she ex...

Icon of the event Écrivain en résidence Gaston Tremblay - Atelier d'écriture
Sat Oct 10, 2015 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Gaston Tremblay animera un atelier d'écriture interactif. Flaubert aurait dit « La Bovary, c'est moi. » Pour demeurer fidèle à lui-même, l'auteur est appel à se déplacer, s'exprimer par les actions et les dialogues de ses p...

Icon of the event All the Libraries Toronto
Thu Nov 26, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Daniel Rotsztain, a.k.a. the Urban Geographer, is a freelance artist, writer, and cartographer. Throughout 2015, Rotsztain visited every public library in Toronto and illustrated their exteriors, releasing the collection onli...

Icon of the event Holocaust Education Week  (program in French)
Tue Nov 03, 2015 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

La présentation d'un film suivi d'une période de questions et réponses....

Icon of the event Marilyn Churley discusses
Wed Oct 28, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Albert Campbell

Marilyn Churley visits the Albert Campbell library to talk about her book "Shameless: The Fight for Adoption Disclosure and the Search for My Son"....

Icon of the event In Flanders Fields: 100 Years
Thu Nov 05, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Canada's finest historians, novelists and poets contemplate the evolving meaning of the famous poem, a century after its writing in...

Icon of the event 2015 Toronto Book Awards
Thu Oct 15, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Don't miss a star studded event with the finalists and the announcement of the 2015 winner. Hosted by the CBC's Gill Deacon....