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Icon of the event A Doctor's Guide to Alternative Medicine:  What Works, What Doesn't and Why
Wed Mar 02, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Dr. Mel Borins discusses his new book, for patients and physicians alike, on which alternative treatments work, which don't and, according to the latest scientific research, why they do and don?t. This presentation will be o...

Icon of the event Linwood Barclay
Tue Mar 22, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

The eh List Author Series presents the #1 internationally bestselling author Linwood Barclay. His new novel Far From True, the second spine-chilling thriller set in the troubled town of Promise Falls, follows the parallel inv...

Icon of the event Freedom to Read Week: Banned Books
Tue Feb 16, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Eatonville

Join us for our monthly Tea and Books session, where the topic will be a lively discussion on Banned Books in honour of Freedom to Read Week. Each year, the American Library Association's Office for Intellectual Freedom compi...

Icon of the event Lactivism with Courtney Jung
Thu Apr 28, 2016 | 11:00 am - 11:00 am
Barbara Frum

Breastfeeding has become a moral imperative for new mothers. But are women being sold a bill of goods about the merits of the practice? University of Toronto professor Courtney Jung offers a critique of how breastfeeding ...

Icon of the event Using Handwriting Analysis to Understand Personality
Thu Mar 17, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Think handwriting is obsolete? According to Clinical Social Worker Annette Poizner, your handwriting is richly expressive of who you are. In this fascinating presentation, you will analyze celebrity signatures and find out fo...

Icon of the event Elizabeth Muir: Canadian Women in the Sky
Wed Mar 09, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Runnymede

Hear stories of how Canadian women broke through the sky-blue ceiling, first as passengers on planes, then as stewardesses and pilots, and finally as astronauts....

Icon of the event Author reading - John Sewell: How We Changed Toronto
Mon Mar 07, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Runnymede

"How We Changed Toronto" chronicles the 12-year transformation of civic life in the city from 1969 to 1980. Sewell describes the conflict-filled decade when Toronto developed a new approach to city government, civic engagemen...

Icon of the event The Killing Game: A Reading with Mark Bourrie
Mon Apr 25, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

On January 21st, 2015, a pro-ISIS Twitter account reported that John Maguire, a 23 year-old from the Ottawa Valley town of Kemptville, had been killed fighting Kurds in the Syrian city of Kobani. A few weeks before, Maguire h...

Icon of the event Barry Moser
Thu May 05, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Barbara Frum

The eh List Author Series presents award winning illustrator Barry Moser. His new book, We Were Brothers, renders the memories of his youth on his quest to understand how he and his identically raised brother could have becom...