History & Genealogy

6:15 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Co-sponsored with the Toronto Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society, this 3-week course will focus on newspapers from North America, United Kingdom and Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Instructor: Marian Press, Pre-registra...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 22
Tue Jan 29
Tue Jan 22, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting Andrea Baston presents: The riveting tale of the Royal Norwegian Air Force who came to Toronto and Muskoka to train as pilo...

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Leaside

Explore Ontario of yesterday and today with Barry Penhale and some special guests. For more information, please contact Marjorie McLeod at 416-425-1392.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 22
Tue Jan 29
Tue Feb 05
Tue Feb 12
Tue Feb 19
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Learn where to look, who to contact and how to use research tools to begin an exciting exploration of your roots. Meet with fellow genealogists once a week to understand the genealogy research process and the ways to interpre...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 24
Thu Jan 31
Thu Feb 07
Thu Feb 14
Thu Feb 21
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Discussions on local history subjects about your neighbourhood.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 29
Tue Mar 26
Wed Jan 30, 2019 | 7:15 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Northern District

Womens College Hospital (WCH) archivist, Heather Gardiner, will introduce the history of nursing education in Canada through the story of the Womens College Hospital School of Nursing, a hospital-based nursing program that op...

Tue Feb 19, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Beaches

Historian and writer Jamie Bradburn will talk about the 1918-1919 Spanish Flu Epidemic. All welcome. Co-sponsored by the Beach and East Toronto Historical Society.

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Discussions on local history subjects about your local neighbourhood. Bring your questions, photos, and memorabilia.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 20
Wed Apr 17
Wed Feb 20, 2019 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Join Sheila White for the fascinating story of her famous aunt Portia White (1911-1968), a nationally recognized person of historical significance featured in museum and library collections. ...

Thu Feb 21, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Michael Pawlowski presents Niagara Black Waters Flow Deep, an historical account of Solomon Moseby's flight from slavery in Kentucky in 1837, his experience with freedom in Canada, seizure by American bounty hunters and the r...