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Icon of the event How Hoarding Inspired My Murder Mystery Novel
Fri Oct 13, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Author Susan Calder is a Calgary writer who has published two murder mystery novels. In "Ten Days in Summer," an insurance adjuster sleuth Paula Savard investigates a suspicious building fire that caused the death of a hoarde...

Icon of the event IWG: Poetry Panel
Fri Oct 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A panel discussion with award-winning poets Louise Halfe, Gregory Scofield and Heather Graham....

Icon of the event IWG: Everything We Want You To Know
Fri Oct 13, 2017 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dissecting identity, Appropriation and cultural survival with...

Icon of the event Alan Doyle: A Newfoundlander in Canada
Mon Oct 16, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Author of the bestselling memoir, Where I Belong, Great Big Sea front man Alan Doyle discusses A Newfoundlander in Canada, his hilarious, heartwarming account of leaving Newfoundland and discovering Canada for the first time.

Icon of the event The Secret to Cleaning Better, Faster and Loving Your Home Every Day
Mon Oct 16, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Melissa Maker is beloved by fans all over the world for her completely re-engineered approach to cleaning. As the dynamic new authority on home and living, Melissa knows that to invest any of our precious time in cleaning, we...

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Mon Oct 16, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Alderwood

In Celebration of Canada's 150 we are pleased to have local author Ann Birch share true stories of adventure and intrigue from Ontario's early beginnings. Please register for this program by calling 416-394-5310.

Icon of the event Agoraphobes and Broken Bones
Tue Oct 17, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Runnymede

Governor General Award-winning author Nicolas Dickner and critically acclaimed author Martha Baillie on their new novels,...

Icon of the event Emancipate Me. Emancipate This.
Tue Oct 17, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Yorkville

Racism is in. Feminism is out. Authors Vivek Shraya and Lauren McKeon discuss the face of racism, the anti-feminist movement and their latest books,...

Icon of the event Comic Book Workshop with Eric Kim
Tue Oct 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Eric Kim is a comic book artist and illustrator living in Toronto, Ontario. He has created work for many publishers. His latest is Northguard, from Chapterhouse Publishing....

Icon of the event The Many Deaths of Tom Thomson: Separating Fact from Fiction
Wed Oct 18, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: High Park

In July 1917, renowned Canadian landscape painter Tom Thomson mysteriously disappeared while canoeing in Ontario's Algonquin Park. Over the last century, speculators have offered increasingly wild theories of Thomson's fate....