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Icon of the event Elizabeth Strout
Sun Jan 24, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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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 David Walliams
Wed Mar 09, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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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 Before the 6ix
Wed Feb 10, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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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 March Break Puppet Show:
Wed Mar 16, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Two performances: March 15 and March 16 at 2 p.m. For ages 3 and up. Groups and daycares must book space.

Icon of the event March Break Craft
Fri Mar 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Pick up your ticket 1/2 hour before the program at the desk. Limit 20. For ages 6 and up.

Icon of the event March Break: Magician Scott Dietrich
Mon Mar 14, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Fun and hilarity with an appearance of Sir Walken, Scott's live rabbit, rubber sharks and multiplying Angry Birds! For ages 3 and up.

Icon of the event Muriel Barbery
Tue Feb 09, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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From Paris, the internationally bestselling author of The Elegance of the Hedgehog, Muriel Barbery, on her new novel The Life of Elves. In conversation with CBC Radio's Eleanor Wachtel....

Icon of the event Tea and Movie
Wed Dec 16, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Enjoy a cup of tea and watch "Far From the Madding Crowd". Stars: Carey Mulligan, Matthias Schoenaerts, Michael Sheen....Rated PG-13, 119 minute.

Icon of the event Disarming Conflict: Why Peace Cannot Be Won on the Battlefield
Tue Mar 15, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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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 HOZA!  Creative Mediation
Thu Mar 17, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

HOZA! Is an astounding musical journey of interactive songs and rhythms performed on the West African Djembe Drums.