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Icon of the event Much Ado About Shakespeare
Mon Apr 11, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eatonville

Join us in celebrating Shakespeare's birthday, with a screening of the Much Ado About Nothing, starring Academy Award Winner Denzel Washington.

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 March Break Movie:
Tue Mar 15, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Palmerston

Enjoy a movie during March Break on the big screen in the Palmerston Library Theatre....

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 The Reality and Rhetoric of the Apocalypse
Mon May 09, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Join Professor Allan Weiss, York University, author of mainstream/literary, science fiction and fantasy short stories, for a discussion on the meaning of the phrase The Apocalypse....

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 MAP Family Saturdays: Gardiner Museum visits Long Branch
Sat May 07, 2016 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Long Branch

Did you know that May is Asian Heritage Month? Visit the library to work with the Gardiner Museum's talented ceramists and learn how to make a dragon or fantastic beast out of clay. Don't forget the scales, claws and whiskers...

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...


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Icon of the event RUSH SEATS ONLY Daniel Clowes
Mon Feb 29, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

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 Myseum on the Move - Sports Edition
Sat Feb 20, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Malvern

Make the history books! Help build Myseum Memories, a digital documentation of the diversity of experience in Toronto by bringing your personal photos, objects, memorabilia, and stories that represent Toronto and sports....