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Icon of the event Toronto Comic Arts Festival 2018 - TCAF Kickoff
Fri May 11, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Celebrate 15 years of TCAF! Check back for event details coming soon.

Icon of the event Reality: Photography by Allan Cullen
Wed May 02, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join us for an Interview and Q&A with the photographer Allan Cullen. A photographer and disability activist Cullen turns his eye and ours to the intersectionality of homelessness, poverty and disability. Many of the subjects ...

Icon of the event Making Voice: Women's Creative Narratives Exhibit
Ongoing event running from Mon Mar 05, 2018 - Thu Apr 05, 2018
Location: Toronto Reference Library

This winter, artists Elena Soni and Vanessa Barnett worked with women from the community to draw, paint, print, embroider and share their stories. All are welcome to join us and share in their experience. ...

Icon of the event A Century of Ontario Photographs
Tue May 15, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Discover some of the highlights from the Archives of Ontario's extensive collection of more than 6.4 million photographs! This presentation explores the work of government, amateur, and professional photographers, and explain...

Icon of the event Talking about Books
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Forest Hill

Not sure what to read next? Want to hear about some new books or find new authors? Join us for our monthly Talking About Books program and enjoy a cup of tea while discovering new books. ...

Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 26
Mon Apr 30
Mon May 28
Mon Jun 25
Icon of the event Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning
Thu May 31, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Explores the life, passions and uncompromising vision of the influential photographer, whose enduring images document five turbulent decades of American history, including the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl and World War II ...

Icon of the event Guided Tour of Toronto Revealed
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Free guided tour of our current exhibit ...

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 27
Tue Apr 03
Tue Apr 10
Tue Apr 17
Icon of the event Juvenal: Ancient Rome's greatest curmudgeon! Why was he so angry?
Sat Apr 14, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Shakespearean actor and Classics PhD Christopher Kelk will introduce the sixteen satires of the Roman poet Juvenal and read from his verse translation of Juvenal's work published in 2010.

Icon of the event Contemporary Canadian Cinema with Risa Shuman: Bon Cop, Bad Cop 2.
Thu Mar 29, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Eight years after first working together, two mismatched Canadian cops team up once again to investigate an auto-theft ring. However, they soon discover that the robberies point to a much-larger conspiracy. Directed by Alain ...

Icon of the event Italian Journey, The Neorealists: Bellissima
Mon Apr 30, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A stage mother enters her little girl in a prettiest-child-in-Rome contest.Starring Anna Magnani. Directed by Luchino Visconti. 1951. 108 minutes. In Italian with English subtitles. Sponsored by The Toronto Reference Library...