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Icon of the event Introduction to Dreams
Tue Oct 06, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Dr. Marina Quattrocchi, author of Dreamwork Uncovered, presents an introductory talk on dreaming. She will explore the purpose of dreaming, how often we dream, the four stages of sleep, tips for remembering dreams, how to kee...

Icon of the event Richard Crouse
Wed Nov 18, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
North York Central Library

The eh List presents author Richard Crouse discussing his new biography, Elvis is King: Costello's My Aim is True. Crouse delves into the story of the creation of the groundbreaking album, focusing on Costello's musical upbri...

Icon of the event Europe and Islamic Art
Wed Oct 14, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Artifacts from Islamic lands have fascinated and inspired artists, artisans and their patrons in Europe since the times of Harun al‑Rashid and Charlemagne. Join us for an informative lecture with Karin Ruehrdanz-Univers...

Icon of the event Dalton McGuinty (NEW DATE: Tues. Jan. 26)
Wed Dec 02, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
North York Central Library

*Please note that the December 2nd event has been moved to Tues. Jan. 26. Tickets will still be available starting Nov 4.*...

Icon of the event Aging and Immunity
Mon Oct 26, 2015 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Barbara Frum

The immune system is a vital component of our body that helps us to fight against infectious diseases such as the common cold. As we get older, this defense mechanism undergoes a number of changes that impairs its ability to ...

Icon of the event Toronto Book Awards: An Evening with the Shortlisted Authors
Thu Oct 08, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
North York Central Library

Hear this year's Toronto Book Awards finalists read from their works....

Icon of the event Young Voices Writers Conference 2015
Sat Oct 10, 2015 | 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
North York Central Library

Meet and work with teen writers from across the city to hone your craft under the tutelage of professional writers, including Megan Kearney, Andrea Scott, Craig Davidson, Randell Ajei, Ryan Kerr, Catherine McCormack and Young...

Icon of the event Boost Your Willpower, Change Your Life
Wed Dec 02, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Do you know the boundaries of your comfort zone and why they exist? Do you want to break through these boundaries? Curious about how the latest neuroscience and behavioural science research can explain why we do what we do, a...

Icon of the event Sidewalk Flowers
Mon Nov 09, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
North York Central Library

Award-winning author JonArno Lawson and illustrator Sydney Smith will be here to discuss their book Sidewalk Flowers - a wordless picture book about a girl who collects and gives out wildflowers as she walks around the city w...

Icon of the event Colleen Jones
Wed Oct 28, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
North York Central Library

The eh List Author Series presents Canada's greatest curling champion, Colleen Jones as she opens up about her extraordinary career and life in her new memoire Throwing Rocks at Houses: My Life In and Out of Curling. Book sig...