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Icon of the event World War I Propaganda Art: A Look at Both Sides
Tue Nov 25, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Deer Park

War propaganda art saw the creation of some bizarre and terrifying images aimed at whipping up war sentiment and demonizing the enemy. Artist and art historian Suzanne Tevlin discusses a selection of such images, from both si...

Icon of the event Canadian Opera Company Talk: Don Giovanni
Wed Nov 19, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Join Wayne Gooding, editor of Opera Canada magazine, as he delves into Mozart?s Don Giovanni which will be presented by the Canadian Opera Company this winter. The COC?s new production is directed by one of opera?s most talke...

Icon of the event Blues Poetry
Tue Nov 18, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Blues poetry is a fusion of the blues music genre and the African American oral tradition. Using the lbrary?s collection, award-winning blues artists Diana Braithwaite, Chris Whiteley, and musicologist, guitarist Mike Daley p...

Icon of the event Lunchtime Lectures. Dr.Philippa Sheppard on Goodnight Desdemona....
Tue Nov 18, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Deer Park

Come and explore Toronto playwright and novelist (Fall on Your Knees) Ann Marie MacDonald?s humorous and gender-bending take on two of Shakespeare?s most accomplished tragedies of love -- Romeo and Juliet and Othello with Pro...

Icon of the event Un après-midi au cinéma
Sat Nov 15, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
North York Central Library

Le film sera suivi d'une discussion avec Marcelle Lean, Directrice de Cinéfranco.

Icon of the event The 100th Anniversary of the Great War, 1914-1918
Tue Nov 11, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

Local Historian Joanne Doucette will present her research and photos about the local impact of the outbreak of World War I. Join us on Remembrance Day as we mark the 100th Anniversary of the start of the Great War.

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 MAP Family Saturdays - Textile Museum visits North York Central Library
Sat Nov 01, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
North York Central Library

Join the Textile Museum of Canada for an exploration of the future of fashion ? discover innovations in clothing design that are changing the ways in which we interact with the world around us.

Icon of the event Discover the Galapagos Islands
Wed Oct 29, 2014 | 12:10 pm - 12:50 pm
North York Central Library

Join us for a travel talk on the legendary Galapagos Islands. The islands are a nature lover's paradise. FInd out when and how to experience them for yourself!...

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.