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Icon of the event Micah White
Thu Mar 17, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Named by Esquire as one of the most influential young thinkers alive today, the American activist and co-creator of Occupy Wall Street on The End of Protest: A New Playbook for Revolution....

Icon of the event Mysterion!
Wed Mar 16, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Woodside Square

A magic show featuring mentalism, the supernatural, spoon bending, mind reading, ESP and mad science. For children 6-12 years old. Registration begins Feb. 17th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limite...

Icon of the event Not Strictly Shakespeare: The Hypochondriac
Tue Mar 15, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Shakespearean expert Philippa Sheppard on the farce, irony and...

Icon of the event Disarming Conflict: Why Peace Cannot Be Won on the Battlefield
Tue Mar 15, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Wars fought over the past quarter century have been a spectacular failure. The overwhelming majority end in military stalemate and are settled at the negotiating table, with the grievances that led to the war still unresolved...

Icon of the event The Loathsome Dragon Puppet Show
Mon Mar 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Arm's Length Puppeteers will perform this tale using five marionettes. A king and his lovely daughter are very close. Then, the King falls in love with a beautiful but wicked enchantress who, in a jealous rage, turns the prin...

Icon of the event March Break Movie
Mon Mar 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Port Union

Bring the whole family to enjoy a wonderful children's movie. You can bring your own refreshments. Contact the branch for more information at 416-396-8885.

Icon of the event David Walliams
Wed Mar 09, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The English comedian, actor, author and television personality (Little Britain, Britain's Got Talent) on becoming Britain's biggest children?s author to debut this century. With Toronto Star's film critic and movie writer Li...

Icon of the event Un après-midi au cinéma  - La Famille Bélier
Sat Mar 05, 2016 | 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 Introduction to Digital SLR Photography
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

Join photographer/artist John Alexander for an introduction to digital SLR photograpy. He will present an overview of the tools at your disposal and aim the presentation at the absolute beginner. Participants should bring the...

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 01
Tue Mar 08
Icon of the event Shakespeare 400: The Breath of Kings with Graham Abbey
Tue Mar 01, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Actor and director Graham Abbey explores redemption and rebellion in Shakespeare's history plays....