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Icon of the event Rap N' Roll
Mon Feb 22, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Agincourt

Is rap music the new rock n' roll? Why does this music form appeal to a virtual UN of multi-culti audiences across age, race, class, gender and religious designations? Author Dalton Higgins' new book Rap N' Roll looks at th...

Icon of the event Toronto Public Library Comics Jam
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Evelyn Gregory

Write, draw, and make your very own comics with artist Rebecca Roher. Over four sessions, you will learn tips and tricks for how to make comics, read and discuss graphic novels, and create comics stories based on your life an...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 04
Mon Apr 11
Mon Apr 18
Mon Apr 25
Icon of the event Macbeth: A Late Shakespeare and Early Verdi Masterpiece
Tue Feb 23, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Palmerston

When asked to compose a "super-natural" opera, Verdi was inspired by the witches and ghosts of ancient Scotland. Opera expert Iain Scott discusses Macbeth, perhaps Shakespeare's shortest and most compact play, ideal for one o...

Icon of the event Storyfire
Sat Apr 02, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Richview

Toronto Public Library's wonderful storytellers welcome you to Storyfire, a celebration of storytelling that kicks off the 2016 Toronto Storytelling Festival. Children, families welcome.

Icon of the event Women in Modern Shakespearean Production
Thu Apr 21, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Deer Park

In Shakespeare's day, gender-bending was the norm with men playing women's roles. But what about the converse? Kaitlyn Riordan of Shakespeare in the Ruff and Joshua Stodart, Alehouse Theatre and James Wallis of Shakespeare BA...

Icon of the event Reptilia
Mon Mar 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Malvern

Would you like to meet an alligator? Reptilia features ?Mister Toothy? along with a tortoise, lizards, and of course, SNAKES! No registration required. For more information, call the branch 416-396-8970.

Icon of the event Silent Storytelling with Noriko Yamamoto
Sat May 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
York Woods

Noriko Yamamoto will use Silent Storytelling (mime and dance, choreographed to music) to tell the story of "The Funny Little Woman". Noriko brings this Japanese folktale about a funny woman's quest to recapture a runaway rice...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Museum of Inuit Art visits Evelyn Gregory
Sat May 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Evelyn Gregory

Get up close and personal with sculptures and cultural items from the Museum of Inuit Art's educational collection. Learn how artists create sculptures and prints. Make your own piece of art to take home with you!

Icon of the event Toronto Public Library Comics Jam
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
York Woods

Write, draw, and make your very own comics with artist Rebecca Roher. Over four sessions, you will learn tips and tricks for how to make comics, read and discuss graphic novels, and create comics stories based on your life an...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 01
Fri Apr 08
Fri Apr 15
Fri Apr 22
Icon of the event 149 Paintings you should really need to see in Europe with Julian Porter
Tue Mar 01, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Deer Park

Visit some of Europe's great art works in the company of an art critic with irresistible panache. Julian Porter, author of "149 paintings you really need to see in Europe" will guide you through what you should see so you ca...