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Icon of the event Lunchtime Lectures. Two Shakespeare Marriages:The Taming of the Shrew & Macbeth
Thu Nov 06, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Deer Park

Join Alexander Leggatt Professor Emeritus,English, University College, U of T as he anylises two Shakespearean marriages. The Taming of the Shrew shows marriages being negotiated,in ways that are both conventional and unco...

Icon of the event Swallowing Clouds Performance Show
Sat Nov 01, 2014 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Palmerston

Join the participants of the "Swallowing Clouds" arts library program in a live performance. This event will display and celebrate the performance and creativity skills gained by students in a condensed four-week period....

Icon of the event 1914, Air War Western Front
Tue Oct 07, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Long Branch

Aviation Historian Keith Hyde will discuss how aircraft at the start of WW1, where used primary to observe troop movements and for aerial reconnaissance. Both sides flew fragile biplanes, lacking realible engines and any form...

Icon of the event Film Club @ Richview
1:00 pm - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Richview

Risa Shuman, film historian and long-time Senior Producer of Saturday Night at the Movies will show and discuss selection of memorable films. For specific dates and movie titles, please call or visit the branch to pick up fly...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 18
Thu Oct 02
Thu Oct 23
Thu Nov 13
Icon of the event Movie Mania
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Evelyn Gregory

Drop in to the library, cool down, relax and enjoy a family movie on the big screen!


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Aug 01
Fri Aug 08
Fri Aug 15
Icon of the event Corporate Art  in the offices of Canada. Fine Art Advisor Natalie Ribkoff
Tue Sep 16, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Deer Park

Fine Art Advisor, Natalie Ribkoff will present a behind the scenes look at Corporate Art Collecting. Serving as the Curator of the TD Bank Canadian Contemporary and Inuit Art Collections for over two decades, Natalie will sha...

Icon of the event Great Artists of the Impressionist Period; Renoir
Mon Oct 27, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eatonville

Art historian Suzanne Tevlin considers the innovative work of the great artist during the impressionist period: Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Call 416-394-5270 or email eaprograms@torontopubliclibrary.ca to register.

Icon of the event Lunchtime Lectures . Mozart in Love with Rick Phillips
Thu Oct 23, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Deer Park

Although we often associate the word 'love' with happiness and joy, there are many aspects to real human love - from joy to jealousy, to longing,confusion and heartache. The genius of Mozart is clearly exhibited by how he sho...

Icon of the event The Conductor's Art
Sat Nov 15, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Northern District

The conductor's role has shifted over the centuries, from timekeeper to interpreter, yet it remains one of the most misunderstood aspects of music-making. What happens when the composer is on the podium? And what makes a grea...

Icon of the event Console Gaming for Older Adults
Sat Aug 16, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Leaside

Have you ever wondered how they work and what kind of games are available for adults? Here?s your chance to become like a kid again and learn and play some new games on Wii and Xbox. Drop in, no registration required.