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Mon Nov 12, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Lindsay Wong is a 2018 finalist for the prestigious Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction, for her new book "The Woo Woo: How I Survived Ice Hockey, Drug Raids, Demons, and My Crazy Chinese Family." ...

2:00 pm - 3:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join us every Tuesday afternoon at 2pm for a selection of thoughtful, engaging, and entertaining documentaries. Drop-in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 13
Tue Nov 20
Tue Nov 27
Tue Dec 04
Tue Dec 11
Tue Nov 13, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Writers of all levels are invited to learn the dos and don'ts of navigating the public funding landscape with representatives from the Toronto Arts Council, Ontario Arts Council, and Canada Council for the Arts. Presented by ...

Fri Nov 16, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

In advance of the Alice Opens the Door exhibit that opens the following day, enjoy Tim Burton's version of the beloved Alice in Wonderland story featuring Mia Wasikowska as Alice Kingsleigh, Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter and ...

Ongoing event running from Sat Nov 17, 2018 - Sun Jan 27, 2019
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Discover---or rediscover-- the enduring literary classic Alice?s Adventures in Wonderland, the book that opened the door to reading for generations of children. Learn about the ?real? Alice and her role in bringing this story...

Tue Nov 20, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Susan Orlean, the bestselling author of The Orchid Thief, and staff writer for The New Yorker discusses her new novel, a dazzling love letter to one of our most beloved institutions, libraries. ...

Wed Nov 21, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

This early screen version of the beloved Alice in Wonderland story features many famous Hollywood stars of the era: W.C Fields as Humpty-Dumpty; Gary Cooper as the White Knight; and Cary Grant as the Mock Turtle. Charlotte He...

Thu Nov 22, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Aminder Dhaliwal discusses the new print edition of her wildly popular Instagram comic, Woman World, about a world with no men. Readers everywhere will now understand what her 150K followers already know: Dhaliwal's voice add...

Thu Nov 22, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Writer, actor, director and comedian, Jay Baruchel, is also part owner and chief creative officer of Chapterhouse Comics. He is best known for his roles in Knocked Up, Tropic Thunder, This Is the End, Almost Famous, Million D...

Fri Nov 23, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Suzanne Tevlin, artist, art historian and writer looks at the pivotal Canadian Artist. Born the same year British Columbia joined Confederation, Emily Carr, independent, strong, shy, and above all, straight laced, and Victori...