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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...

Icon of the event Significant Western Architects. Mies van der Rohe with Marta O'Brien
Tue Nov 24, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Deer Park

Join Marta O'Brien, lecturer at U of T and Ryerson with degrees in Architecture and Environmental Studies as she explores the legacy of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, one of the pioneering masters of modern architecture. His "skin...

Icon of the event NEW DATE: Dr. Paul Garfinkel - A Life in Psychiatry: Looking Out, Looking In
Tue Jan 19, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

The date for this program had been changed from Tuesday, October 27, 2015....

Icon of the event Sybille Pantazzi Memorial Lecture: George Walker
Thu Oct 08, 2015 | 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Canadian artist and writer George Walker presents a slide show on illustrators of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, up to his acclaimed interpretation, published by the Cheshire Cat Press. Call the Osborne Col...

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 Beth Powning
Thu Oct 29, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

! The eh List Author Series presents Beth Powning and her new novel, A Measure of Light. Bringing her trademark elegance and insight to the life of an extraordinary historical figure, Mary Dyer, a seventeenth-century Puritan ...

Icon of the event Winston Churchill and Mackenzie King
Tue Nov 03, 2015 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join Terry Reardon who will be speaking on his book "Winston Churchill and Mackenzie King, 'So Similar, So Different' which explores the relationship between the two men, with emphasis on the role of Canada in WWII. The Forew...

Icon of the event We Remember
Tue Nov 24, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Come to Jones to hear a Canadian soldier recount their war time experiences.

Icon of the event Helen Humphreys
Thu Oct 15, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The eh List Author Series presents Helen Humphreys. Humphreys convinces us of the birdlike strength of the powerless in her new novel, The Evening Chorus which serenades people brutally marked by war, yet enduring to live ? a...

Icon of the event Hub Talk: How Wearables Will Change the World (NEW DATE)
Mon Nov 09, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fort York

Writer, consultant and community builder Tom Emrich (Founder, We Are Wearables) gives an introduction to wearable tech and trends to watch for. Come learn how smart watches and glasses, fitness trackers, and other wearables w...