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Icon of the event Cyberattacks and Digital Privacy
Wed Jun 20, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

With cyber security concerns on the rise, learn how you can protect yourself from a cyberattack. This special information session will include tips from the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner on how you can pr...

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 29
Icon of the event Author Visit: Robin Stevenson
Thu Jul 26, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Jones

For kids who love to writeÂ… and for kids who think they might want to, but don?t know where to begin! This hands-on writing workshop will give participants a peek behind the scenes at how one author writes her books and inspi...

Icon of the event Daniela Sanzone Author Visit
Fri Jun 22, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Jane/Sheppard

La guerra secondo Michele is a novel, rich in historical details, based on the true story of Michele, who was a prisoner of the German Army during the Second World War. Come meet the author and hear about her latest novel! D...

Icon of the event Gardening for the Future
Mon Jun 04, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Brentwood

Learn about all the ways that gardening can result in positive environmental change. Lorraine Johnson, author of ...

Icon of the event Exploring Toronto's Architecture: The Annex
Tue Jul 10, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The Annex began as a subdivision outside of Toronto's boundaries. The neighbourhood has fought to preserve its character and now its varied architecture accommodates families, single professionals, and students from the nearb...

Icon of the event Author Visit: Kevin Sylvester
Sat Jul 28, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Kevin Sylvester will present stories from his award-winning series The Neil Flambe Capers and MINRs, as well as stories from his many non-fiction books. Kevin will also present his patented 5-second cartooning class. Kids won...

Icon of the event Never Let Me Go and the Extinction of Dying
Wed Jun 06, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Eglinton Square

Kazuo Ishiguro's Never Let Me Go presents a dystopian, alternative England in which death becomes an impersonal and overly medicalized process. Serious illnesses are cast as battles to be won, and death, finally, a surrender.

Icon of the event How to Get Published
Tue Jun 12, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Beaches

Seeing your book in print is a dream for all emerging writers. But it can be a hard journey with rejection at every turn. ...

Icon of the event Follow that Button with Marthe Jocelyn
Tue Jul 03, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Brentwood

Who knows where one red button might take your imagination? A collage workshop for kids who like paper, scissors, and glue!...