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Icon of the event Well-known historian Keith Hyde hosts a new series of monthly discussions about
Tue Oct 04, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Well-known historian Keith Hyde hosts a new series of monthly discussions about INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS....

Icon of the event In Conversation with Holocaust Survivor Howard Kleinberg
Tue Nov 08, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Sanderson

In honour of Holocaust Education Week and in partnership with the Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre, Howard Kleinberg will be speaking about his personal experiences during the Holocaust....

Icon of the event In Conversation with Holocaust Survivor Leonard Vis - Holocaust Education Week
Thu Nov 03, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Palmerston

Join us for a moving discussion and personal account with Mr. Leonard Vis - a Holocaust survivor. Mr. Vis born in Amsterdam, Holland, in 1930. After Nazi Germany occupied the Netherlands, his family went into hiding. They all...

Icon of the event Newspaper Resources on the Internet
Wed Oct 19, 2016 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Learn how to find newspapers and news sources from different countries and places on the Internet. To register call 416-393-7209.

Icon of the event Holocaust Education Week: Mrs. Hedy Bohm
Tue Nov 08, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Locke

Mrs. Hedy Bohm, a survivor from Romania, will speak of her life, her time at Auschwitz and testifying at a current Nazi trial in Germany.

Icon of the event HEW - Ella Burakowski and the story of Hidden Gold
Thu Nov 03, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Author Ella Burakowski, a second-generation Holocaust survivor, wanted readers to feel, hear, smell and experience what it was like to survive the darkness that was the Holocaust. Hidden Gold is her family?s story told in a p...

Icon of the event The Art of Cartography
Ongoing event running from Sat Aug 13, 2016 - Sun Oct 16, 2016
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Discover the unexpected beauty of world maps, sea charts, city plans, and atlases from the 16th to the 19th century. This free exhibit features world maps, atlases, manuscript maps, sea charts, celestial maps, city plans and ...

Icon of the event Holocaust Education Week: Joe Leinburd
Thu Nov 03, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for Holocaust Education Week 2016, The Future of Memory. This theme addresses the question of how the Holocaust will be remembered in the future. Holocaust survivor Joe Leinburd will share his experiences....

Icon of the event Newspaper Resources on the Internet
Wed Oct 26, 2016 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Search the library's newspaper databases to find obituaries, marriage notices, international news and more. To register call 416-393-7209.

Icon of the event Holocaust Survivor Speaker Faigie Libman
Wed Nov 09, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Hear Faigie (Schmidt) Libman's story of strength, courage and survival. Faigie Libman was born in Kovno, Lithuania, in 1934, an only child. In 1941, she and her family were forced into the Kovno Ghetto. When the ghetto was li...