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Icon of the event Mark Twain's
Mon Nov 03, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Coming to the Toronto Public Library is Keir Cutler's hit solo show, "Is Shakespeare Dead?" adapted from Mark Twain's hilarious (1909) debunking of the myth that William Shakespeare wrote the works of Shakespeare. Cutler's w...

Icon of the event Treehouse Talks
Ongoing event running from Fri Sep 12, 2014 - Fri Dec 12, 2014
Toronto Reference Library

3 PEOPLE x 3 TOPICS = 1,000 IDEAS...

Icon of the event New Music 101: Toy Piano Composers and the Bicycle Opera Project
Mon Sep 08, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Explore contemporary opera and the everyday as these two exciting groups combine to share some of the best in DIY Opera in Toronto.

Icon of the event Academy of Lifelong Learning:  Sampler Sessions
Mon Sep 29, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The Academy of Lifelong Learning programs are based on member's presentations on topics related to the workshop they are attending. Join this sampling of three diverse presentations from the 40 available workshops. Proposed...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Bata Shoe Museum visits Parliament Street
Sat Nov 01, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Parliament Street

Have you ever wanted to feel a sealskin boot or touch a shoe made from a tire? Well now is your chance! Join the Bata Shoe Museum staff at Parliament Street Library to touch and examine museum objects up close while hearing t...

Icon of the event Great  Art:  Rembrandt and the Life of Christ
Fri Sep 12, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Regarded as the greatest artist of Holland's "Golden Age", Rembrandt van Rijn is also one of the greatest storytellers in the history of art. Art historian, Anne Thackray discusses his use of The Bible as the source of ins...

Icon of the event The Trouble with Brunch
Fri Oct 03, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Shawn Micallef, TRL's former Writer in Residence, & 3 panelists will discuss his new book "The Trouble with Brunch".

Icon of the event New Music 101: Arraymusic with Martha Baillie, and Music in the Barns
Mon Oct 06, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Arraymusic and author Martha Baillie demonstrate the complementary nature of musical and literary narratives, performing compositions by Nic Gotham written for Baillie's The Search For Heinrich Schlogel. Music in the Barns de...

Icon of the event ABCs of mnemonics
Mon Sep 08, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Join us for tips to improve your memory using mnemonics. Learn how to use images to memorize a wide variety of material and create a journey and journey points to store memorized information....

Icon of the event Great Artists of The Impressionist Period: Degas
Tue Nov 04, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The Impressionists opened the floodgates of artistic innovation and experimentation and things haven't been the same since. In today’s lecture art historian Suzanne Tevlin will consider the innovative work of Edgar Degas and ...