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Icon of the event Toronto's Factory Architecture
Tue May 31, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Forest Hill

Toronto was a manufacturing centre for over a century. Architectural historian Marta O'Brien illustrates how striking architecture was used to project prosperity and importance, which has inspired the use of former factories ...

Icon of the event East York Historical Society
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Discussions on local history subjects about your neighbourhood.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 31
Icon of the event The Chinese in Toronto: Then and Now
Tue May 31, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Arlene Chan, author and Chinatown historian, will share stories from the Chinese community in Toronto through historical accounts, archival and present-day photographs, newspaper clippings, and narratives from old-timers and ...

Icon of the event Genealogy on the Web
Tue May 31, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Malvern

Learn to research your family history using Ancestry Library Edition and other online sources for American, British and Canadian birth, marriage, death, and census records....

Icon of the event Leaside Discover Your Heritage
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Leaside

Explore Ontario of yesterday and today with Barry Penhale and some very special guests....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 31
Tue Jun 07
Icon of the event Show and Tell: Storytelling at the Library
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Learn how to shape your mementos and stories into a digital exhibit and explore the library's collections while helping researchers from the University of Toronto to design Show and Tell programming....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Newspaper Resources on the Internet
Tue May 31, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

This course will show you how to find newspapers and news sources from different countries and places around the on the Internet. To register call 416-393-7209.

Icon of the event Sharing Your Stories : an Introduction to Memoir Writing
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

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Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jun 06
Mon Jun 13
Mon Jun 20
Mon Jun 27
Icon of the event Beach and East Toronto Historical Society: Jane Fairburn
Tue Jun 07, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Join the Beach and East Toronto Historical Society for a talk by Jane Fairburn, the author of Along The Shore: Rediscovering Toronto's Waterfront Heritage.

Icon of the event Fading History
Mon Jun 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Eatonville

Dave Cook, local author, former councillor and story teller, discusses the interesting things that took place while researching for his book: Fading History: Stories of Historical Interest. Topics include: the Lancaster Bomb...