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Icon of the event Accordion Duo: Sébastien Bertrand & Alain Pennec, from Brittany, France
Fri Nov 07, 2014 | 12:10 pm - 1:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Diatonic accordions, music for dancing groups and contribution to the revival of traditional Breton music.

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 analyses two Shakespearean marriages. The Taming of the Shrew shows marriages being negotiated,in ways that are both conventional and unco...

Icon of the event 2014 #YourFry Library Design Challenge
Thu Nov 06, 2014 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Join Toronto Public Library, Ryerson University's Transmedia Zone and Penguin Random House for a day of collaborative, innovative hacking and conceptual exploration. Work in teams to imagine and design the library of the futu...

Icon of the event Knitter's Drop-In
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Long Branch

Would you like to share your love of knitting? Want to learn how to knit? Bring your own needles or use ones provided.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 06
Thu Nov 13
Thu Nov 20
Thu Nov 27
Thu Dec 04
Icon of the event Great Artists of The Impressionist Period: Degas
Tue Nov 04, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The Impressionists opened the floodgates of artistic innovation and experimentation and things haven't been the same since. In today's lecture art historian Suzanne Tevlin will consider the innovative work of Edgar Degas and ...

Icon of the event Mark Twain's
Mon Nov 03, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Coming to the Toronto Public Library is Keir Cutler's hit solo show, "Is Shakespeare Dead?" adapted from Mark Twain's hilarious (1909) debunking of the myth that William Shakespeare wrote the works of Shakespeare. Cutler's w...

Icon of the event New Music 101: New Adventures in Sound Art, and Christina Petrowska Quilico
Mon Nov 03, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

New Adventures in Sound Art use Audio Spotlight directional speakers in a mobile performance walk using the acoustics of Toronto Reference Library itself. Pianist Christina Petrowska Quilico explores the relationship between ...

Icon of the event TD Shakespeare for Kids Library Club
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Annette Street

Join us for storytelling adventures. Explore the world of magic, witches, ghosts, silly mix-ups, and swordplay in the some of the greatest stories ever told!...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 01
Sat Nov 08
Sat Nov 15
Sat Nov 22
Sat Nov 29
Icon of the event Un après-midi au cinéma -
Sat Nov 01, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Avec: Philippe Torreton, Wladimir Yordanoff...

Icon of the event Day of the Dead
Sat Nov 01, 2014 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Annette Street

In 2003, UNESCO recognized the importance of safeguarding this cultural tradition, celebrated in Mexico in early November....