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Icon of the event The Poetry of Joni Mitchell
Sun Apr 29, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 4:50 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The poetry critic of The New Yorker, Dan Chiasson, and Peter Schneider, Executive Secretary and Manager of the Public Lending Right Program at the Canada Council for the Arts, talk about the work and legacy of Canada's "other...

Icon of the event The Hip: More than a Band with Michael Barclay
Mon Jun 11, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Acclaimed musical journalist Michael Barclay on the first print biography of The Tragically Hip, ...

Icon of the event Your Privacy Rights
Wed Apr 25, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

In Canada, the right to privacy is rooted in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The Charter does not specifically mention privacy or the protection of personal information.

Icon of the event Nourish Your Mind, Body and Spirit
Fri Jun 15, 2018 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Locke

Connect with your inner power and take charge of your well-being by using strategies and tools from Susan Sommers, author of ...

Icon of the event The Other Shelf: Will Aitken and Anne Carson on Antigone Undone
Fri May 18, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A conversation between Will Aitken and Anne Carson.

Icon of the event Michael Kaan: The Water Beetles
Tue May 15, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Locke

Icon of the event Feminist Crossroads with Elizabeth Renzetti
Thu May 03, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Best-selling author and acclaimed journalist, Elizabeth Renzetti, answers a few questions on feminism, reviews how far women have come - and how far we still have to go - and shares her new collection of essays, ...

Icon of the event Morten Stroksnes: Shark Drunk
Wed Apr 25, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Norwegian historian, journalist and photographer talks about Shark Drunk, a salty story of friendship, adventure, and the explosive life that teems beneath the ocean. ...

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...