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Icon of the event Artists in the Library: Poetry Life Writing Circle #1 Thursday Evenings
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

An ongoing writing workshop open to all emerging writers or curious people of any age interested in developing writing and poetry skills. Participants will explore poetic conventions of expressing the 'lyrical self' and dra...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 29
Thu Oct 06
Thu Oct 13
Thu Oct 20
Thu Oct 27
Icon of the event Artists in the Library: Poetry Festival
Wed Dec 14, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join artist Annie Wong for an evening celebrating and sharing dynamic and diverse artistic poetic creativity. For more information, call 416-395-5710.

Icon of the event 100th Anniversary of Beaches Branch
Wed Oct 12, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Phillip H. Carter, the architect of the 2004 renovation of Beaches Branch, presents an illustrated history of the library's transition from the original Carnegie building of 1916 to the present modern version. Some of his oth...

Icon of the event My Millennial Life
Thu Dec 01, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

"They just don't believe they can't succeed. That's definitely a positive thing."...

Icon of the event TBA - Consulate of Malta event
Thu Nov 10, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

TBA

Icon of the event Bad Singer: The Surprising Science of Tone Deafness and How We Hear Music
Fri Nov 25, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Author and journalist Tim Falconer - a self-confessed "bad singer" - is one of only 2.5 percent of the population that has been afflicted with amusia,ie: he is scientifically tone-deaf. Bad Singer chronicles his quest to unde...

Icon of the event Artists in the Library: Creative Consultant
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Have an idea for a novel but don't know where to start? In the middle of a creative project but can't seem to finish? Need a third opinion about what to name your next comic character? Bring all your questions to the Artist i...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 01
Sat Oct 08
Sat Oct 15
Sat Nov 05
Sat Nov 12
Icon of the event Tuesday Docs - History, Mystery and Discoveries
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Documentaries present us with a better understanding of our past, present and future. This weekly program is a small but rich selection of local and international documentaries from our collection. Join us to view and discus...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 17
Icon of the event Artists in the Library: Poetry with Annie Wong - #2 Wednesday Afternoons
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Join artist Annie Wong for experimental and hands-on poetry workshops. Learn, collaborate and have fun with different forms of expression. Call 416-395-5710 to register....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 19
Wed Oct 26
Wed Nov 02
Wed Nov 09
Wed Nov 16
Icon of the event Hasn't everything been mapped already (or why do we need cartographers anymore)?
Mon Oct 03, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

At a time when virtually every square metre of land on Earth has been accurately mapped, is there any need for map makers in 2016? Cartographer Chris Brackley certainly thinks there is. In this talk, Chris will explain how th...