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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.j… (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

Aug
23
"Discover Canada" Citizenship Education Mentoring Circle - Summer Session (Tuesday, August 23 at 6pm)
Free 10 week program at Toronto Reference Library. For landed immigrants and convention refugees, 19 years and older with LINC Level 4 and higher. Small group settings with experienced and trained mentors. Informal discussion on material from "Discover Canada" booklet. Certificate of participation. Space is limited. To register, call or email Victor Gomes, 416-588-6288 x 208 or vgomes@culturelink.ca. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, CultureLink and Toronto Public Library. (thebookpile)… (more)
Aug
24
Tours of the Toronto Reference Library (Wednesday, August 24 at 2pm)
Walking tour of the Toronto Reference Library provides an orientation to its many resources and services. Tour begins at the Stage in the first floor. No registration required. (thebookpile)
Aug
25
Non Fiction Book Club (Thursday, August 25 at 6:30pm)
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)
Aug
27
Repair Cafe (Saturday, August 27 at 10am)
Don't throw it away, fix it! Bring a broken household item to the Repair Cafe where you can get help fixing it. Learn a new skill, meet your neighbours, save the planet.

Toronto Reference Library - Atrium and Browsery
(thebookpile)
Aug
27
Tours of the Toronto Reference Library (Saturday, August 27 at 2pm)
Walking tour of the Toronto Reference Library provides an orientation to its many resources and services. Tour begins at the Stage in the first floor. No registration required. (thebookpile)
Aug
30
Word Basics Part II: Formatting (Tuesday, August 30 at 10am)
Learn to edit and format text, use bullets, and more. An introduction to Microsoft Word 2013. Basic keyboarding and mouse skills required. Call 416-393-7209 to register. (thebookpile)
Aug
30
"Discover Canada" Citizenship Education Mentoring Circle - Summer Session (Tuesday, August 30 at 6pm)
Free 10 week program at Toronto Reference Library. For landed immigrants and convention refugees, 19 years and older with LINC Level 4 and higher. Small group settings with experienced and trained mentors. Informal discussion on material from "Discover Canada" booklet. Certificate of participation. Space is limited. To register, call or email Victor Gomes, 416-588-6288 x 208 or vgomes@culturelink.ca. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, CultureLink and Toronto Public Library. (thebookpile)… (more)
Aug
31
Tours of the Toronto Reference Library (Wednesday, August 31 at 2pm)
Walking tour of the Toronto Reference Library provides an orientation to its many resources and services. Tour begins at the Stage in the first floor. No registration required. (thebookpile)
Sep
1
Financial Literacy for Millennials (Thursday, September 1 at 6:30pm)
Making the most of our money means something different at various stages of Our Lives. Millennials have time to grow their money if they do the right things they can create extraordinary wealth. This means paying attention and learning how money works. This session provides an overview of wealth building strategies. Karen King is a real estate investor mutual fund investor, licensed mortgage agent, and certified trainer who makes building your wealth simple and fun. (thebookpile)… (more)
Sep
3
Introduction to Mobile Devices for Apple iPads and iPhones (Saturday, September 3 at 1pm)
In this hands-on workshop, we will demonstrate and explain basic concepts for using iPads and iPhones. Bring your own device or borrow one of our Androids or iPads with your library card (some conditions apply). This workshop is suited to those who are new to Apple iOS devices. Online Registration begins on Aug 3, 2015 at 9 a.m. Call 416-393-7149 for more information. (thebookpile)
Sep
6
"Discover Canada" Citizenship Education Mentoring Circle - Summer Session (Tuesday, September 6 at 6pm)
Free 10 week program at Toronto Reference Library. For landed immigrants and convention refugees, 19 years and older with LINC Level 4 and higher. Small group settings with experienced and trained mentors. Informal discussion on material from "Discover Canada" booklet. Certificate of participation. Space is limited. To register, call or email Victor Gomes, 416-588-6288 x 208 or vgomes@culturelink.ca. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, CultureLink and Toronto Public Library. (thebookpile)… (more)
Sep
10
Historical Fiction Writers' Group (Saturday, September 10 at 10am)
HFWG members normally meet biweekly (except in July & August) to present and critique manuscripts. Space is limited and registration is required. Please contact hfwg.toronto@gmail.com for more information. The meeting takes place in the Discussion Room, 3rd floor. (thebookpile)
Sep
11
Toronto Writers' Co-operative (Sunday, September 11 at 2pm)
Weekly workshops, usually on Sundays (except in July and August when it is bi-weekly), guest authors, member readings, open mic and publications - your opportunity to polish and perform your work. Please note that the May 15 session will take place at the Marriott Hotel, due to TCAF, and the 2016 edition of Voices, the annual anthology of members' prose and poetry, will be launched in the Hinton Learning Theatre on Sunday, Nov. 6, instead of the regular programming in the Discussion Room. In partnership with The Toronto Writers' Co-operative. For further information please contact towc@live.com. (thebookpile)… (more)
Sep
13
Small Business Network (Tuesday, September 13 at 6pm)
Toronto Reference Library is hosting an ongoing Small Business Network meant for small business people or people who are just thinking about starting their own business.

Our speaker is Heather Keachie, BA, MA, JD Barrister, Solicitor and Notary Public at A. Beth Moore Professional Corporation.

Come to this session with Heather to learn about:
* Different corporate structures for your business
* Business names and registration requirements
* Initial legal set up of corporations in Ontario
* Ongoing maintenance of your corporation
* Record keeping

Bring your business cards for networking purposes. All are welcome. (thebookpile)
… (more)
Sep
17
Cancelled - Introduction to Mobile Devices for Apple iPads and iPhones (Saturday, September 17 at 2pm)
In this hands-on workshop, we will demonstrate and explain basic concepts for using iPads and iPhones. Bring your own device or borrow one of our iPads with your library card (some conditions apply). This workshop is suited to those who are new to Apple iOS devices. Call 416-393-7149 to register. Registration begins on August 15, 2016 at 9 a.m. (thebookpile)
Sep
18
Toronto Writers' Co-operative (Sunday, September 18 at 2pm)
Weekly workshops, usually on Sundays (except in July and August when it is bi-weekly), guest authors, member readings, open mic and publications - your opportunity to polish and perform your work. Please note that the May 15 session will take place at the Marriott Hotel, due to TCAF, and the 2016 edition of Voices, the annual anthology of members' prose and poetry, will be launched in the Hinton Learning Theatre on Sunday, Nov. 6, instead of the regular programming in the Discussion Room. In partnership with The Toronto Writers' Co-operative. For further information please contact towc@live.com. (thebookpile)… (more)
Sep
19
Monday Afternoon Book Chat (Monday, September 19 at 2pm)
Join us to chat about good books in an informal setting. Library staff will present new and recommended titles. Share your own favorites with the group. All are welcome.
In the Discussion Room, 3rd Floor, Toronto Reference Library
(thebookpile)
Sep
22
Open Data Book Club (Thursday, September 22 at 6pm)
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 find trends using government open data sets alongside the staff members who are responsible for them.

To view discussion topics, speakers, and to register, visit meetup.com/opentoronto. (thebookpile)… (more)
Sep
24
Historical Fiction Writers' Group (Saturday, September 24 at 10am)
HFWG members normally meet biweekly (except in July & August) to present and critique manuscripts. Space is limited and registration is required. Please contact hfwg.toronto@gmail.com for more information. The meeting takes place in the Discussion Room, 3rd floor. (thebookpile)
Sep
24
Toronto Writers' Co-operative (Saturday, September 24 at 2pm)
Weekly workshops, usually on Sundays (except in July and August when it is bi-weekly), guest authors, member readings, open mic and publications - your opportunity to polish and perform your work. Please note that the May 15 session will take place at the Marriott Hotel, due to TCAF, and the 2016 edition of Voices, the annual anthology of members' prose and poetry, will be launched in the Hinton Learning Theatre on Sunday, Nov. 6, instead of the regular programming in the Discussion Room. In partnership with The Toronto Writers' Co-operative. For further information please contact towc@live.com. (thebookpile)… (more)
Sep
25
Toronto Writers' Co-operative (Sunday, September 25 at 2pm)
Weekly workshops, usually on Sundays (except in July and August when it is bi-weekly), guest authors, member readings, open mic and publications - your opportunity to polish and perform your work. Please note that the May 15 session will take place at the Marriott Hotel, due to TCAF, and the 2016 edition of Voices, the annual anthology of members' prose and poetry, will be launched in the Hinton Learning Theatre on Sunday, Nov. 6, instead of the regular programming in the Discussion Room. In partnership with The Toronto Writers' Co-operative. For further information please contact towc@live.com. (thebookpile)… (more)
Sep
29
Non Fiction Book Club (Thursday, September 29 at 6:30pm)
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)
Sep
29
The History of Virtual Reality (Thursday, September 29 at 7pm)
Terry Myers, Co-Founder of Digital Generals, discusses how the concept for VR technology dates back to the early 1900s. He also discusses the creation of the Toronto Reference Library VR Experience. (thebookpile)
Oct
1
Introduction to Mobile Devices for Android Smartphones and Tablets (Saturday, October 1 at 1pm)
In this hands-on workshop, we will demonstrate and explain basic concepts for using Android smartphones and tablets. Bring your own device or borrow one of our Android your library card (some conditions apply). This workshop is suited to those who are new to Android devices. Online registration begins on Sep 1, 2016 at 9am. Call 416-393-7149 for more information. (thebookpile)
Oct
2
Toronto Writers' Co-operative (Sunday, October 2 at 2pm)
Weekly workshops, usually on Sundays (except in July and August when it is bi-weekly), guest authors, member readings, open mic and publications - your opportunity to polish and perform your work. Please note that the May 15 session will take place at the Marriott Hotel, due to TCAF, and the 2016 edition of Voices, the annual anthology of members' prose and poetry, will be launched in the Hinton Learning Theatre on Sunday, Nov. 6, instead of the regular programming in the Discussion Room. In partnership with The Toronto Writers' Co-operative. For further information please contact towc@live.com. (thebookpile)… (more)

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