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Toronto Public Library - Toronto Reference Library

789 Yonge Street
Toronto, Ontario, M4W 2G8

Canada

416-395-5577

Type: Library

Web site: http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Nr=p_cat_branch_name:Toronto%20Reference%20Library

Events: http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/pro_trl.js… (updated February 2009)

Twitter account: @torontolibrary

Amenities: wifi, food/drink

Description: Toronto's main public reference library. (Note that the map at right shows an incorrect location for this address. The library is one block north of Bloor St. and Yonge St.)

Added by: LolaWalser.  Contacted: Not contacted.  Venue ID: 897

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Upcoming events

May
25
Web Basics II (Monday, May 25 at 10am)
Learn more about search engines and the Library?s website. Web Basics is the recommended prerequisite. Basic keyboarding and mouse skills required. Call 416-393-7209 to register. (thebookpile)
May
25
Distracted Thinking (Monday, May 25 at 12pm)
Dr. Nasreen Khatri, Rotman Research Institute, discusses how the brain responds to information overload, technology and instant communication. Is there a change in ability to juggle or handle distractions as one ages? Presented in partnership with Baycrest. (thebookpile)
May
25
For Your Entertainment: Business & Technology eMagazines and eBooks (Monday, May 25 at 6pm)
Create an account and learn how to use Zinio eMagazines and Safari Tech and Business Books Online, to read popular and free business and technology eMagazines and eBooks from the comfort of your home! A valid library card is required.

Online registration is required for this workshop. Space is limited. To reserve a ticket, click on the link below:

(thebookpile)
May
26
Citizenship Mentoring - Spring Session (Tuesday, May 26 at 6pm)
A 10-session mentoring program for newcomers covering all the topics in "Discovering Canada" the citizenship book. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, CultureLink and Toronto Public Library.
(thebookpile)
May
27
Social Networking (Wednesday, May 27 at 2pm)
Discover new ways of creating and sharing information on the Internet, including blogging, photo sharing and social networks. Basic keyboarding and mouse skills required. Call 416-393-7209 to register. (thebookpile)
May
27
How to Ace an Interview (Wednesday, May 27 at 6:30pm)
Julie Labrie, President of BlueSky Personnel Solutions, explains how to master your interview skills from a recruiter's point of view: what employers are looking for on your resume and in an interview and the role of social media in the hiring process. (thebookpile)
May
28
Computer Basics for Seniors: Explore the Web (Thursday, May 28 at 10am)
An introduction to the Internet in 2 sessions. For older adults, with little or no Internet experience. Call 416-393-7209 to register. (thebookpile)
May
28
Mango Languages (Thursday, May 28 at 2pm)
Come and experience Mango Languages, a site that combines slides and audio from native speakers to help you practice pronunciation of common words and phrases in 37 different languages such as Spanish, French and English. To register call 416-393-7209 (thebookpile)
May
28
Non-fiction Book Club (Thursday, May 28 at 6pm)
A book club for people looking to read thought-provoking books. If you like to read non-fiction, this is the place!

For more information and this month's book title please visit
http://www.meetup.com/Non-fictionBookclubToronto/
(thebookpile)… (more)
May
31
Toronto Writers' Co-operative (Sunday, May 31 at 2pm)
The Toronto Writers' Co-op offers weekly workshops, guest authors, member readings, open mic and publications--your opportunity to polish, publish and perform your work.
(thebookpile)
Jun
2
Citizenship Mentoring - Spring Session (Tuesday, June 2 at 6pm)
A 10-session mentoring program for newcomers covering all the topics in "Discovering Canada" the citizenship book. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, CultureLink and Toronto Public Library.
(thebookpile)
Jun
3
Internet Safety (Wednesday, June 3 at 2pm)
Learn to keep your information safe online. Topics covered include creating strong passwords, using email safely, identifying and avoiding online scams, shopping online securely, and more. To register call 416-393-7209. (thebookpile)
Jun
5
Great Books: Aeschylus - The Oresteia (Friday, June 5 at 1pm)
In the Oresteia, the only trilogy in Greek drama that survives from antiquity, Aeschylus took as his subject the bloody chain of murder and revenge within the royal family of Argos. As they move from darkness to light, from rage to self-governance, from primitive ritual to civilized institution, their spirit of struggle and regeneration becomes an everlasting song of celebration. (thebookpile)
Jun
5
Excel Basics (Friday, June 5 at 2pm)
An introduction to Excel Basics 2013. Learn to create, save, and edit a file, formatting and more. Basic keyboarding and mouse skills required.

Online registration is required for this workshop. Space is limited. To reserve a ticket, click on the link below: (thebookpile)
Jun
7
Toronto Writers' Co-operative (Sunday, June 7 at 2pm)
The Toronto Writers' Co-op offers weekly workshops, guest authors, member readings, open mic and publications--your opportunity to polish, publish and perform your work.
(thebookpile)

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