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Icon of the event Writing Immigration Memoirs: Drop-in Workshops
10:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Ayelet Tsabari, award-winning author of The Best Place on Earth, current Writer in Residence at Toronto Public Library, is also an immigrant and ESL writer who writes in her second language. She will lead informal, drop-in wo...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 17
Sat Mar 03
Sat Mar 17
Icon of the event Scarborough Historical Society Meeting
Tue Jan 23, 2018 | 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting Bridget Wranich presents:A Taste of History.

Icon of the event Brentwood Polish Book Club
Mon Dec 18, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Brentwood

Christmas full of literary surprises! Join the Polish literature lovers for a lively discussion in Polish of books, new and old....

Icon of the event Scarborough Historical Society Meeting
Tue Feb 27, 2018 | 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting Karolyn Smardz-Frost presents: Steal Away Home: One Woman?s Epic Flight to Freedom and her Long Road Back to the South.

Icon of the event Radio Okapi Kindu: The Station That Helped Bring Peace to the Congo
Thu Mar 01, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Runnymede

When Jennifer Bakody arrived in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 2004, she faced the hardest and most inspiring job an idealistic young journalist from Nova Scotia could ever imagine. Six years of war involving eight c...

Icon of the event Victory Lap Retirement
Thu Mar 01, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

The rules of retirement have changed - people are living longer and have to finance as many years in retirement as they had in their entire working career. So what will thirty or forty years, or more, in retirement look like ...

Icon of the event Visite d'auteur: Nadia Hohn
Tue Nov 28, 2017 | 10:00 am - 10:50 am
Location: Pape/Danforth

Nadia L. Hohn est auteure, musicienne et enseignante. Le manuscrit de son premier album illustré Le costume de Malaika a remporté le prix Helen Isobel Sissons Canadian Children's Story Award. Elle habite à Toronto où elle ens...

Icon of the event The Nitty Gritty of Comics with Megan Kearney
Thu Nov 30, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Join us for a special visit with Megan Kearney as part of our Focus on Youth series! Meet award-winning cartoonist and writer Megan Kearney (Secret Loves of Geek Girls, Disney Princess) and dive into the nitty-gritty of comic...

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 Kean Soo: Focus on Youth Author and Illustrator
Wed Nov 22, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for a special visit with Kean Soo as part of our Focus on Youth series! Kean Soo will be sharing his creative process and talking about what it?s like to work as an author and illustrator. Learn about visual storytell...