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School-Age Children
Icon of the event Margaret Atwood
Wed Nov 11, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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The award-winning author of...

Icon of the event Child Soldier: When Boys and Girls Are Used in War
Tue Oct 06, 2015 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Toronto Public Library presents Children's Rights Advocate Michel Chikwanine as he shares his story and how he and others are working toward ending the use of children in war. With a special introduction by humanitarian Lt. G...

Icon of the event John Irving
Mon Dec 07, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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The beloved author of A Prayer for Owen Meany and The Cider House Rules returns with Avenue of Mysteries, a novel of fate and memory. With freelance journalist Tina Srebotnjak....

Icon of the event Carrie Brownstein
Tue Nov 17, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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The creator and co-star of the Emmy-nominated Portlandia on self-invention, punk rock and her memoir, Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl....

Icon of the event Hub Talk: Bringing 3D Printing to Uganda
Thu Sep 10, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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University of Toronto Professor Matt Ratto discusses how he worked with a research team, a charitable organization, and Autodesk Inc. to bring 3D printing technology to Uganda and to train local technicians to 3D print lower-...