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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 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 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 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 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 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 Marlon James
Thu Feb 18, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The celebrated Jamaican novelist and 2015 Man Booker Prize winner, Marlon James, on A Brief History of Seven Killings, John Crow's Devil and The Book of Night Women. With Toronto International Film Festival?s Artistic Directo...

Icon of the event Rap N' Roll
Thu Feb 11, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Is rap music the new rock n' roll? Why does this music form appeal to a virtual UN of multi-culti audiences across age, race, class, gender and religious designations? Author Dalton Higgins? new book

Icon of the event Before the 6ix
Wed Feb 10, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The international success of Toronto hip hop artist Drake has brought global attention to the city?s music scene. However, a long line of Canadian artists and trailblazers have contributed in setting a platform to catapult up...