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Icon of the event Lunchtime Lectures. Dr.Philippa Sheppard on Goodnight Desdemona....
Tue Nov 18, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Deer Park

Come and explore Toronto playwright and novelist (Fall on Your Knees) Ann Marie MacDonald?s humorous and gender-bending take on two of Shakespeare?s most accomplished tragedies of love -- Romeo and Juliet and Othello with Pro...

Icon of the event The Munich Art Trove with German Consul General Walter Stechel
Tue Oct 14, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Deer Park

In 2010, 1400 art works were discovered in the apartment of Cornelius Gurlitt in Munich. These works by well known artists like Picasso, Kokoschka, Klee, Munch, Chagall were considered " degenerate" by the Nazis and were loo...

Icon of the event Lunchtime Lectures. Great Museums of  Lake Erie with Mary Redekop
Thu Sep 25, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Deer Park

Join Mary Redekop on a slide illustrated trip as she travels around Lake Erie to give you a taste of the collections of the Detroit Institute of Art - home of Diego Rivera's frescoes, the Toledo Museum of Art and its Glass P...

Icon of the event Lunchtime Lectures.Great Shakespeare Scenes in Opera With Iain Scott
Thu Oct 09, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Deer Park

Prospero's Epilogue from the Tempest. Learn from Iain Scott, much sought out opera educator,how an opera librettist adapts Shakespere's lines for the lyric stage and how a composer sets these lines to music. How Shakespears'...

Icon of the event Corporate Art  in the offices of Canada. Fine Art Advisor Natalie Ribkoff
Tue Sep 16, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Deer Park

Fine Art Advisor, Natalie Ribkoff will present a behind the scenes look at Corporate Art Collecting. Serving as the Curator of the TD Bank Canadian Contemporary and Inuit Art Collections for over two decades, Natalie will sha...

Icon of the event Movie Night: HER
Fri Jul 25, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bloor/Gladstone

Set in Los Angeles in the slight future, HER follows Theodore Twombly, a complex, soulful man who makes his living writing touching, personal letters for other people. Heartbroken after the end of a long relationship, he beco...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Royal Ontario Museum visits Spadina Road
Sat Nov 08, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Spadina Road

Learn about the dinosaurs at the Royal Ontario Museum. Make a dinosaur craft to take home.

Icon of the event PA Day Fun!
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Bloor/Gladstone

Come and spend your PA day at the library!...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 14
Icon of the event Lunchtime Lectures. Two Shakespeare Marriages:The Taming of the Shrew & Macbeth
Thu Nov 06, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Deer Park

Join Alexander Leggatt Professor Emeritus,English, University College, U of T as he anylises two Shakespearean marriages. The Taming of the Shrew shows marriages being negotiated,in ways that are both conventional and unco...

Icon of the event Red Bear - Bear Tells a Story
Sat Sep 27, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Spadina Road

Join us in the library for Culture days with Native storyteller Red Bear,telling stories for all ages. Saturday September 27th 2-3. Culture Days @ the Library. Spadina Road Branch, Toronto Public Library.