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Icon of the event Basic Genealogy and Family History - REGISTRATION IS FULL
6:15 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Co-sponsored with the Toronto Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society, this 8 week course will cover basics of online and on-site research. Learn how to evaluate and organize your results. Lecturer: Jane E. MacNamara Pre-r...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 21
Icon of the event Toronto's Reference Libraries: Past & Present
Wed Nov 22, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join us for an illustrated talk by architectural historian Marta O'Brien to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the present Toronto Reference Library. You'll see and hear about the current building's design, and the architectur...

Icon of the event Toronto Crime as Local History: Writing Historical Crime Books
Thu Nov 23, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Author and investigative historian, Peter Vronsky, current Writer in Residence at Toronto Public Library, leads a panel of Canadian authors (Nate Hendley, Robert J. Hoshowsky, and Lee Mellor) working in the genre of local (To...

Icon of the event Introduction to Genetic Genealogy
6:15 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Co-sponsored with the Toronto Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society. The focus of this course is on understanding and interpreting autosomal DNA and participants must bring autosomal DNA results from one of the major com...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 24
Icon of the event From Author to Indie Publisher: Navigating the World of Writing and Selling
Sat Nov 25, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Author and investigative historian, Peter Vronsky, current Writer in Residence at Toronto Public Library, will share his experiences in publishing, both traditional and through the new available models that by-pass the "gatek...