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Program Series

Appel Salon Programs

Appel Salon Programs

Literary and cultural programming at Toronto Reference Library.

The Black History Month Programs

Black History Month

Celebrate with programs that honour Black heritage, history and culture.

On Civil Society

On Civil Society

Programs exploring current social and political issues.

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Featured Programs

Papercut & Paste: Make a Zine with Suzanne Sutherland - CANCELLED

Mon Feb 24, 2020 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

From sci-fi writers, to punks and riot grrrls, people have been making zines for nearly 100 years. What's a zine about? Anything you want! Join YA author and former zine-librarian Suzanne Sutherland as we explore the history...

The Future of Work and Death

Toronto Reference Library
Mon Feb 24, 2020 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for this revealing documentary film screening in which experts consider the impact of technological advances on the two certainties of human life: work and death. As technological advances proceed exponenti...

Journey to Justice - Black History Month Film

Northern District
Mon Feb 24, 2020 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm

Journey to Justice is a tribute to a group of Canadians who took racism to court. They are Canada's unsung heroes in the fight for Black civil rights. Focusing on the 1930s to the 1950s, this film documents the struggle of 6...

Karma Brown: Recipe for a Perfect Wife

Tue Feb 25, 2020 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Karma Brown talks about her captivating dual narrative novel, Recipe for a Perfect Wife, a thrilling story about women daring to take control. Karma Brown is an award-winning journalist and bestselling author. In...

Workplace Resilience: Valued Member of the Team

Toronto Reference Library
Tue Feb 25, 2020 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn self-improvement tips and become a more valuable team member in any work environment with Eleonora Andretta, a George Brown College professor of English for Academic Purposes. Explore strategies to create energy, learn...

A Positive Narrative of Jamaican/Caribbean History

Barbara Frum
Tue Feb 25, 2020 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In honour of Black History Month, Jamaican/Canadian guitarist, composer, teacher, and Afro-Jamaican oral artist, Maurice Gordon, will touch on the greatness and achievements of Jamaica, its people, its music and its history....

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