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Icon of the event Introduction to Design Thinking Workshop with OCAD University
Sat Feb 10, 2018 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Design thinking is a problem-solving process that focuses on empathy, listening, collaboration, observation, critical analysis, and experimentation to drive innovation. Design thinking can be applied to a wide range of fields...

Icon of the event Open Data Book Club
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A book club - but with open data sets! Data miners, analysts and engaged citizens are invited to join these monthly discussions to get a better understanding of their government. At each event, members review, analyze and fin...

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 15
Thu Mar 15
Thu Apr 19
Thu May 17
Icon of the event Will Robots Take My Job?
Thu Feb 15, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Alex Ferworn, Professor of Computer Science in the Faculty of Science at Ryerson University, addresses the challenges of a modern workforce where an increasing number of workers aren't human. While robots are playing an i...

Icon of the event Ontario's Far North: a Global Conservation Treasure
Thu Apr 05, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Of all the provinces, Ontario has the largest number of people in Canada, as well the largest boreal forest undivided by roads in North America. Located on Nishnawbe Aski Nation territory, the Hudson Bay Lowlands are one of t...

Icon of the event Pollinator-Friendly Gardening
Mon May 07, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Did you know one of the greatest threats to all pollinators is the loss of habitat? Learn how you can play a role in creating pollinator habitat in your community. Get tips on making your garden more attractive to butterflies...