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Icon of the event Not Your Grandma?s Weed Either  The Forensic Science of Cannabis (Part 2)
Thu Nov 16, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: St. James Town

Join us for part 2 of The Forensic Science of Cannabis. This session will cover the highly risky and toxic synthetic cannabinoids such as K2, Black Mamba, Spice, the differences in the effect of cannabis between men and women...

Icon of the event BookShout!
Sun Oct 22, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

BookShout! is Toronto Public Library's inaugural festival of books and reading for young adults. An afternoon featuring some of YA's most exciting stars and brightest emerging voices including:...

Icon of the event Killer Crime Club (ATRIUM)
Wed Oct 25, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The bestselling Gilly Macmillan, in conversation with the brightest voices in grip-lit, Rene Denfeld and Mel McGrath....

Icon of the event Cathy Thorne (Everyday People cartoons) book launch: Unenlightenment
Sat Nov 04, 2017 | 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Come celebrate the launch of Cathy Thorne's new book: Unenlightenment:A Guide to Higher Consciousness for Everyday People, and hear her talk about her cartoons, her life as a freelance cartoonist, and her never-ending quest f...

Icon of the event Burn Your Mortgage - Secrets to Paying Down Your Mortgage Sooner
Wed Nov 01, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Sean Cooper made news headlines around the world when he paid off his mortgage at 30 on a house he bought just three years prior. In Burn Your Mortgage, Cooper's extreme achievement is made accessible as the acclaimed persona...

Icon of the event Life in the Warsaw Ghetto with author Lillian Boraks-Nemetz
Mon Oct 23, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us at Barbara Frum Library where award-winning author Lillian Boraks-Nemetz will be speaking about her new novel, Mouth of Truth, followed by a discussion and Q&A with the audience....

Icon of the event Imagining Disaster: Life Aboard the Raft with Professor Duffy
Thu Nov 02, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Location: Deer Park

Imagining Disaster: Life Aboard the Raft....

Icon of the event Live a Debt-Free Lifestyle - Strategies for the Average Canadian
Mon Nov 27, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Deer Park

If you are living on an average Canadian income, how can you afford to buy a home and start saving for retirement especially in a city that has one of the most expensive real estate in the country?...

Icon of the event Killer Canadians
Thu Nov 16, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

From the west coast, authors Roz Nay and Robyn Harding on their new, white knuckle thrillers,...

Icon of the event One Day This Will Matter
Wed Oct 25, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Scarborough Civic Centre

Writer Scaachi Koul, (BuzzFeed, The New Yorker) on her bestselling book...