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Icon of the event Kyle Livingston Magic
Fri Mar 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Burrows Hall

Kyle Livingston will entertain children (and adults) with his amazing magic show. Tickets will be handed out at the Circulation Desk starting at 1:30 pm.

Icon of the event Micah White
Thu Mar 17, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Named by Esquire as one of the most influential young thinkers alive today, the American activist and co-creator of Occupy Wall Street on The End of Protest: A New Playbook for Revolution....

Icon of the event Mysterion!
Wed Mar 16, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Woodside Square

A magic show featuring mentalism, the supernatural, spoon bending, mind reading, ESP and mad science. For children 6-12 years old. Registration begins Feb. 17th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limite...

Icon of the event Not Strictly Shakespeare: The Hypochondriac
Tue Mar 15, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Shakespearean expert Philippa Sheppard on the farce, irony and...

Icon of the event Disarming Conflict: Why Peace Cannot Be Won on the Battlefield
Tue Mar 15, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Wars fought over the past quarter century have been a spectacular failure. The overwhelming majority end in military stalemate and are settled at the negotiating table, with the grievances that led to the war still unresolved...

Icon of the event David Walliams
Wed Mar 09, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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The English comedian, actor, author and television personality (Little Britain, Britain's Got Talent) on becoming Britain's biggest children?s author to debut this century. With Toronto Star's film critic and movie writer Li...

Icon of the event Shakespeare 400: The Breath of Kings with Graham Abbey
Tue Mar 01, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Actor and director Graham Abbey explores redemption and rebellion in Shakespeare's history plays....

Icon of the event Daniel Clowes
Mon Feb 29, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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The Academy Award nominated creator of Eightball, Ghost World and Wilson, Daniel Clowes, on his new graphic novel, Patience. With Canadian cartoonist Seth....

Icon of the event Afro-Caribbean Folk Dance
Fri Feb 26, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Burrows Hall

Black History Month comes alive with a workshop by Carnival Spice & Everything Nice! To register please visit the Branch or call, 416-396-8740.

Icon of the event Marlon James
Thu Feb 18, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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The celebrated Jamaican novelist and 2015 Man Booker Prize winner, Marlon James, on A Brief History of Seven Killings, John Crow's Devil and The Book of Night Women. With Toronto International Film Festival?s Artistic Directo...