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Icon of the event Finding Your Fit! Make Fitness a Lifelong Habit
Wed Nov 01, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Highland Creek

Author, fitness trainer, Globe and Mail fitness columnist Kathleen Trotter talks about her latest book, Finding Your Fit: A Compassionate Trainer's Guide to Making Fitness a Lifelong Habit....

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 Surviving the Holocaust
Wed Nov 01, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

As part of Holocaust Education Week, Holocaust survivor Magda Hilf will speak about her personal experiences surviving forced slave labour and concentration camps, including the infamous Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland. Drop in....

Icon of the event A Calendar of Northern Fables with John T. Syrtash
Wed Nov 01, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us at Barbara Frum Library where John T. Syrtash will be speaking about his debut novel, A Calendar of Northern Fables. November 1, 2017, 7-8 p.m., Room B. Call 416-395-5440 for more information. Drop in. No registration...

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 Author Terry Fallis
Thu Nov 02, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Victoria Village

Terry is a two-time winner of the Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour, winning in 2008 for his debut novel 'The Best Laid Plans' and in 2015 for 'No Relation.' His latest novel, 'One Brother Shy,' tells a story about a ...

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 Author Visit: Danielle Younge-Ullman
Sat Nov 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Malvern

the Malvern Branch proudly presents: Danielle Younge-Ullman, author of "Everything Beautiful is Not Ruined"...

Icon of the event Mile Mile i gCein: The Irish Language in Canada
Sat Nov 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

You are invited to celebrate Toronto Reference Library's 40th anniversary with Danny Doyle, as he explores the fate of Irish Gaelic immigrants in Canada, focusing specifically on the Irish language. Bringing together census d...

Icon of the event STAR TALKS: Alexander McCall Smith (RUSH SEATS ONLY)
Mon Nov 06, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Author of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series in conversation about his new novel, and adventures in the Italian countryside....