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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 stor...

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 most recent book, 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

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...

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...

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...

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Every Friday enjoy a wide variety of films followed by refreshments in the auditorium. For more information, call the Language, Literature and Fine Arts Department at 416-395-5639.

Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 23
Fri Nov 30
Fri Dec 07
Fri Dec 14
Fri Dec 21
Sat Nov 24, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Fatah, petit paysan Algérien n'a d'yeux que pour sa vache Jacqueline, qu'il rêve d'emmener à Paris, au salon de l'Agriculture. Lorsqu'il reçoit la précieuse invitation devant tout son village ébahi, lui qui n'a jamais quitté ...

Mon Nov 26, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Clifford Goldfarb, Chair of the Friends of the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection, discusses Arthur Conan Doyle's lesser known artistic side. Conan Doyle was a member of a family of accomplished artists, had artistic skills of his...

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 27
Tue Dec 04
Tue Dec 11
Tue Dec 18