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Icon of the event Hometown Horizons: Local Responses to Canada's Great War
Thu Oct 30, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
North York Central Library

Historian Robert Rutherdale (Algoma University) author of a...

Icon of the event Shameless Propaganda (NFB Documentary)
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm on recurring dates listed below

This 2013 National Film Board of Canada documentary examines its own genre, which has often been called Canada's national art form....

Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 31
Icon of the event Industrial England
Sat Nov 01, 2014 | All Day
North York Central Library

If you have ancestors who lived in England before 1900, you may find this workshop interesting. The one day workshop will explore the social and economic effects of the major industrial revolutions in England from about 1750 ...

Icon of the event Toronto's Astronomical Heritage with Dr. John Percy
Mon Nov 03, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join Dr. John Percy as he explores Toronto's rich astronomical heritage, from the 1830's until today. Discover astronomy's impact on our society and how its development intimately connects with the growth of our thriving city...

Icon of the event In Conversation with a Holocaust Survivor
Mon Nov 03, 2014 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
North York Central Library

Our speaker, Denise Hans, was born in Paris, France in 1938. In 1942, after her father, aunt and uncle were taken from her home and murdered, her mother sought places to hide her six children and two nieces. Denise was hidde...

Icon of the event Holocaust Education Week featuring Andy Réti
Tue Nov 04, 2014 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us in learning the story of Andy Réti. Andy Réti was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1942. He survived in the Budapest Ghetto together with his mother and paternal grandmother. His father was murdered in a forced labour cam...

Icon of the event In Conversation with a Holocaust Survivor
Tue Nov 04, 2014 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

This program features Croatian Holocaust survivor Mladen Vranic who will speak about his personal experiences during the Holocaust. Professor Mladen Vranic is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and a corresponding membe...

Icon of the event Heritage Ontario
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

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

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 04
Tue Nov 11
Tue Nov 18
Tue Nov 25
Icon of the event In Conversation with Survivor Rose Lipszyc - Holocaust Education Week
Tue Nov 04, 2014 | 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

"It's a Beautiful World, but there's No Place for Us."...

Icon of the event Holocaust Education Week: Edith Gelbard - Mon Témoignage Personnel
Tue Nov 04, 2014 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Edith Gelbard, survivante de l'holocauste, va discuter de son expérience comme enfant juif caché en France durant la 2e guerre mondiale. Edith est l'héroine d'un livre, 'Hiding Edith' ('L'histoire d'Edith: une histoire vraie'...