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Icon of the event Turkish Film Series
Mon Jan 05, 2015 | 5:30 pm - 8:15 pm
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Turkish Passport (Türk Pasaportu); directed by Burak Ariel....

Icon of the event Teen Game Night
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

Come and play some cool Wii Games at the library. For ages 10-16 yrs old. No registration required, just drop in!


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 19
Thu Feb 26
Icon of the event On Stage: Dr. Jane Freeman on Hamlet
Tue Mar 03, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Dr. Jane Freeman is a faculty member at the University of Toronto and author of numerous articles on Shakespeare and classical rhetoric. She is a regular lecturer at the Festival, a Senior Fellow of Massey College, a member ...

Icon of the event An afternoon with three Chicago poets in Toronto
Tue Mar 24, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Peter O'Leary, John Tipton and Michael Autrey are contemporary poets, all resident in Chicago. Not necessarily traditional, all are committed to the poetic tradition, notably to the example of the Modernists. Each poet will r...

Icon of the event 'Rembrandt by Rembrandt'
Fri Feb 20, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Art historian, Anne Thackray returns with a lecture on Rembrandt. Rembrandt made more portraits of himself than any other major artist of his times - or for centuries after. Was Rembrandt simply tracing the effects of pass...

Icon of the event On Stage: Vivian Rakoff on Love's Labour's Lost
Tue Mar 31, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Dr. Vivian Rakoff is Professor Emeritus at the University of Toronto, former Chair of U of T?s Department of Psychiatry, and past Director of the Clarke Institute of Psychiatry. Prof. Rakoff has lectured at hospitals and uni...

Icon of the event Storytellers from Away - Richard Wagamese
Thu Mar 26, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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In collaboration with the Toronto Storytelling Festival (www.torontostorytellingfestival.ca), we present some of the most renowned and accomplished tellers from across Canada and around the world. Acclaimed author Richard Wag...

Icon of the event Treehouse Talks
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
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Ongoing event running from: Fri. Jan. 9, 2015 - Fri June 12, 2015...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 09
Fri Feb 13
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 A Toronto Woman's Story - Holocaust Survivor Documentary
Mon Jan 26, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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A moving documentary about the artistry and struggle of Canadian figure skating coach and choreographer Ellen Burka. She recounts her life from pre-war Amsterdam, to Westerbork and Theresienstadt concentration camps, to Dutch...