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Icon of the event Seniors' Month Movie Special:
Thu Jun 11, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Barbara Frum

To celebrate Seniors' Month in June, please join us to see the winner of the 2010 Best Screenplay Award at the Cannes Film Festival. "Poetry", a Korean drama, is considered to be an "achingly exquisite portrait" (Philadelphia...

Icon of the event THE SECOND:  A Novel about Spirituality, Religion, and Politics by Alan J Cooper
Tue Apr 14, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

A half-century ago, when baby boomers reached their teens, there began a giant drop in traditional church attendance. At the same time, there came to grow a spiritual hunger as manifested in ecological awareness, human rights...

Icon of the event Sushi Making Class
Tue Mar 10, 2015 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Join us for a fun, hands-on sushi-making class! Learn about the history of sushi before you draw out your Inner Sushi Chef by creating Makimonos. Take photos to send to your friends and family to prove your culinary genius! V...

Icon of the event Toronto Comic Arts Festival 2015 - TCAF Day 1
Sat May 09, 2015 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Meet the greatest assembly of comics authors from around the world, including Scott McCloud, Jillian Tamaki, and Japanese duo Gurihiru. Celebrate the 25th anniversary of acclaimed comics publisher Drawn & Quarterly. Participa...

Icon of the event Toronto Mendelssohn Choir at Toronto Reference Library
Wed Apr 29, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 1:40 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Works from some of the great mystic composers of the Renaissance and 20th century will be featured, and over the space of 30-40 minutes, casual listeners and passersby will experience something unique....

Icon of the event DATE CHANGE - Italian Film Series
Sat Mar 21, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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The Fiances (I fidanzati); directed by Ermanno Olmi....

Icon of the event Brazil - Artscapes: Rhythm and Sound
Wed May 13, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
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Pan Am Games event of arts and culture at the library. An evening of insightful connection links spoken word, dance and music with three outstanding artists in the Brazilian community Ricardo Sternberg, Luanda Jones and Newto...

Icon of the event Toronto Comic Arts Festival - TCAF Day 2
Sun May 10, 2015 | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Meet the greatest assembly of comics authors from around the world, including Scott McCloud, Jillian Tamaki, and Japanese duo Gurihiru. Celebrate the 25th anniversary of acclaimed comics publisher Drawn & Quarterly. Participa...

Icon of the event On Stage: Jeremy Lopez on  Jonson's The Alchemist
Tue Mar 10, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Jeremy Lopez is Associate Professor and Associate Chair of English at the University of Toronto. He is the author of numerous books and articles on the drama of Shakespeare and his contemporaries including, most recently, Con...

Icon of the event Toronto in Never-Never Land
Fri Apr 17, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Any city's street culture is shaped by forces specific to the city itself. The Toronto we have - was shaped by the transformative mid-'60s when barriers between high-and-pop cultures were lowered; when U.of T. meant pop fest...