History & Genealogy

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 Nov 20
Wed Nov 21, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us at Barbara Frum branch for a presentation that explores best practices for storing personal treasures by Archives of Ontario, with a particular focus on paper records. ...

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Co-sponsored with the Toronto Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society, this 3 week course teaches how to get the most out of online genealogical resources. Participants will learn new search techniques and discover online ...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 21
6:15 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Co-sponsored with the Toronto branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society, this 3 week course will focus on how to interpret autosomal DNA results from the major DNA testing companies. Participants must bring autosomal DNA res...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 21
Wed Nov 21, 2018 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Join speaker Michael Wilcox of Historica Canada for a lively discussion on aspects of the Battle of Vimy Ridge not normally discussed. Learn about the battle from new perspectives, using new sources and asking new questions f...

Thu Nov 22, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join us at the Hinton Theatre on the 3rd floor of the Toronto Reference library for this talk about the provocative trial of Louis Riel, founder of Manitoba and leader of the Metis, that changed the course of history in Canad...

Sat Nov 24, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: New Toronto

Step back in time with the staff from Montgomery's Inn Historic Site and experience what life was like at the Inn. Enjoy a 19th Century story, create an old-fashioned toy and investigate historic objects! For children ages 5...

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 Nov 27
Tue Jan 29
Wed Nov 28, 2018 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Northern District

Dr. Jay Young, Outreach Officer from the Archives of Ontario, will give an illustrated talk based on the Archives' exhibit 'Dear Sadie,' featuring letters between Harry Mason, a Canadian solider fighting overseas and Sadie Ar...

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 15
Tue Jan 22
Tue Jan 29
Tue Feb 05
Tue Feb 12