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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 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 East End Storytellers Group
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

Storytelling is not just for children - adults can share and enjoy stories too! This group is open to storytellers of all levels including those just learning to share and tell stories. Story-listeners are also welcome. Share...

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 16
Icon of the event Puppet Show & Craft
Sat Dec 05, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Oakwood Village Library and Arts Centre

Come celebrate the coming of winter with the puppet show, Jim & the Beanstalk and an exciting craft from Art Starts. Can Jim help the giant cope with the plagues of aging? Join us to find out. For information, please call 416...

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 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....

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...

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 Elizabeth Strout
Sun Jan 24, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The Pulitzer prize-winning author of Olive Kitteridge on mother-daughter relationships and her new novel, My Name is Lucy Barton. With The Globe and Mail's Sarah Hampson....

Icon of the event Holiday Movie
Wed Dec 23, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Come one come all for a special Holiday Movie to kick off the Winter break!...