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Icon of the event The Ward Uncovered
Tue Jun 19, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The Archaeology of Everyday Life with ...

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

uPDATE: This event is cancelled due to circumstances out of our control. ...

Icon of the event Motherhood with Sheila Heti
Thu Jun 07, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Internationally acclaimed author Sheila Heti brings to light some radical and essential questions about womanhood, parenthood, and how - and for whom - to live as she discusses her new book, ...

Icon of the event Alter Ego Exhibit Launch and Panel Discussion
Thu May 17, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join comic artists Chester Brown, Willow Dawson and Jay Odjick in conversation about autobiographical stories, challenging histories, and the future of superheroes in Canada. ...

Icon of the event Lyrical Fire, Iconic Poets
Mon Apr 30, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Two of Canada's most accomplished and decorated poets, A. F. Moritz and Herménégilde Chiasson on their 40+ year career and their new books, The Sparrow: Selected Poems and To Live and Die in Scoudouc, translated by Jo-Anne El...

Icon of the event Food Sustainability with Author Sonia Faruqi
Mon Jun 04, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Sonia Faruqi left a successful Wall Street career path to investigate animal farms around the world, a journey profiled in her critically acclaimed book ...

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 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 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, ...