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Icon of the event George Orwell's Homage to Catalonia
Thu May 26, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

George Orwell's Homage to Catalonia is a brilliant account of his time fighting in the Spanish Civil War. This experience molded Orwell into one of the 20th century's great political writers. The book delivers a devastating...

Icon of the event Asian Heritage Month Film Screening: Cricket...and the Meaning of Life
Wed May 25, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Like most boys in his native city of Bombay, filmmaker Sanjay Talreja's childhood was filled with cricket. Once the domain of elite colonials, it became a way of life practically all throughout the British Commonwealth...exce...

Icon of the event Creativity Workshop for Adults
Tue May 24, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

This workshop is for all adults who have an interest in the creative process. Through creativity exercises and activities such as memoir, creative writing, storytelling and visualization, they will learn practical techniques...

Icon of the event Pride Week Celebration: Stilettos on the Move, a Fashion Show
Tue May 17, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Have you ever wondered what makes drag performers tick? Watch them strut their stuff and reveal the mystery behind their dazzling personas. Join us for an evening of fashion, fun, and flamboyance!...

Icon of the event Guided Tour of The Changing Face of Toronto
1:00 pm - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Toronto Reference Library

A free guided tour of The Changing Face of Toronto on display in the TD Gallery....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Bata Shoe Museum visits Goldhawk Park
Sat May 14, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Goldhawk Park

Have you ever wanted to feel a sealskin boot or touch a shoe made from a tire? Now is your chance! Come to the library to touch and examine Bata Shoe Museum objects up close while learning the fascinating stories behind the s...

Icon of the event The Changing Face of Toronto
Ongoing event running from Sat May 14, 2016 - Sat Jul 23, 2016
Toronto Reference Library

A glimpse into the daily lives of the people of Toronto through compelling photographic portraits curated from the Toronto Public Library’s Toronto Star Photograph Archive and the Canadian Documentary Art Collection. Each fac...

Icon of the event Hands-On Calligraphy and Kimono Demonstration
Sat May 14, 2016 | 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Eatonville

Presented by AJC Association for Japanese Culture, this hands-on workshop provides participants with an opportunity to write Japanese characters on Japanese paper with SUMI ink, as well as a chance to try out the kimono, a Ja...

Icon of the event Intellectual Property: What's in it for you?
Wed May 11, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Dumitru Olariu from the Canadian Intellectual Property Office...

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....