Catherine the Great

March 3, 2020 | Jane

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By a casual count, there are at least 19 items in the TPL catalogue with the title “Catherine the Great.” Why revisit this subject so often? She’s fascinating, is why. Catherine and her reign sit at the nexus of East and West, of profoundly religious and Enlightenment thinking, of rule...

TRL Program Calendar March 2020

February 29, 2020 | sylvia

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Free movies, free programs, free classes. All at the Toronto Reference Library. Click on each image to enlarge or Download The March 2020 Toronto Reference Library Calendar (PDF). For a full listing to browse or search, visit our Programs, Classes and Exhibits.

TRL Program Calendar January 2020

December 31, 2019 | sylvia

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Free movies, free programs, free classes. All at the Toronto Reference Library. Click on each image to enlarge or Download The January 2020 Toronto Reference Library Calendar(PDF). For a full listing to browse or search, visit our Programs, Classes and Exhibits.

TRL Program Calendar December 2019

November 30, 2019 | sylvia

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Free movies, free programs, free classes. All at the Toronto Reference Library. Click on each image to enlarge or Download The December 2019 Toronto Reference Library Calendar(PDF). For a full listing to browse or search, visit our Programs, Classes and Exhibits.

TRL Program Calendar November 2019

November 1, 2019 | sylvia

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Free movies, free programs, free classes. All at the Toronto Reference Library. Click on each image to enlarge or Download The November 2019 Toronto Reference Library Calendar(PDF). For a full listing to browse or search, visit our Programs, Classes and Exhibits.

Free Screenings of "Not Just a Park: A History of Toronto Island"

October 9, 2019 | Peggy

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Anyone who has explored Toronto Island beyond Centre Island's roller coasters and picnic facilities is likely to have been surprised and charmed by the residential areas on Wards and Algonquin Island. The history of the Island is the subject of a new documentary that covers everything from its geological origins...

TRL Program Calendar October 2019

October 1, 2019 | sylvia

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Free movies, free programs, free classes. All at the Toronto Reference Library. Click on each image to enlarge or Download The October 2019 Toronto Reference Library Calendar(PDF). For a full listing to browse or search, visit our Programs, Classes and Exhibits.

TRL Program Calendar September 2019

August 31, 2019 | sylvia

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Free movies, free programs, free classes. All at the Toronto Reference Library. Click on each image to enlarge or Download The September 2019 Toronto Reference Library Calendar (PDF). For a full listing to browse or search, visit our Programs, Classes and Exhibits.

Science Literacy Week 2019: Genetic Engineering and Designer Babies

August 29, 2019 | Angjelin

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Genetic engineering, a phrase charged with images of health hazards and designer babies, entered a new and accelerated chapter with the development of CRISPR Cas9 in 2015, a targeted gene-editing technique that is much more precise than anything before it. What is CRSPR Cas9, how does it work, and what...

TRL Program Calendar August 2019

July 31, 2019 | sylvia

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Free movies, free programs, free classes. All at the Toronto Reference Library. Click on each image to enlarge or Download The August 2019 Toronto Reference Library Calendar(PDF). For a full listing to browse or search, visit our Programs, Classes and Exhibits.