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Icon of the event Overcoming
Fri Jan 29, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

What if our interactions with those different from us are strongly influenced by things happening below the radar of awareness, hidden even from ourselves? Shakil Choudhury in his book Deep Diversity explores this question an...

Icon of the event Cyber-Proletariat: revealing the dark side of the information revolution
Fri Mar 04, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The utopian promise of the internet, much talked about even a few years ago, has given way to brutal realities: coltan mines in the Congo, electronics factories in China, devastated neighborhoods in Detroit. In his book Cyber...

Icon of the event Diego Rivera's Detroit murals  with Professor Dennis  Duffy
Thu Jan 21, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Deer Park

Diego Rivera's Detroit murals are not only marvels in themselves, but masterpieces painted in a consciously retro Renaissance style. In content, a celebration of contemporary technology; in style, revelations of ancient ways ...

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 Festive Music and Seasonal Readings with Rev.Tim Elliott and Judy Maddren
Sat Dec 12, 2015 | 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
Deer Park

Join the fabulous duo Rev. Tim Elliott and former CBC radio host Judy Maddren for a taste of the season. Sing along with musician Tim Elliott on the keyboard and listen to Judy Maddren reading excerpts from seasonal fare.

Icon of the event Soundstreams Salon 21 at the Library: Squeezebox Accordion Virtuoso
Tue Feb 09, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Victoria Village

From street music to concert hall, accordion music stretches across cultures and eras. The accordion is capable of great musical range and virtuosity, and after our musical journey by Soundstreams you will see this remarkable...

Icon of the event The Penguin Holiday Show - Puppet Show
Sat Dec 12, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Annette Street

There's a penguin at the puppet show! How do we get him to...

Icon of the event Super Sarah
Sat Mar 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McGregor Park

Super Sarah is a high energy magician with a funny and interactive show. Arrive 30 minutes earlier to get tickets. For more information, please call 416-396-8935.

Icon of the event 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....

Icon of the event All the Libraries Toronto
Thu Nov 26, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Daniel Rotsztain, a.k.a. the Urban Geographer, is a freelance artist, writer, and cartographer. Throughout 2015, Rotsztain visited every public library in Toronto and illustrated their exteriors, releasing the collection onli...