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Icon of the event Rap N' Roll
Mon Feb 22, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Agincourt

Is rap music the new rock n' roll? Why does this music form appeal to a virtual UN of multi-culti audiences across age, race, class, gender and religious designations? Author Dalton Higgins' new book Rap N' Roll looks at th...

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 Sandra Martin
Tue May 10, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

The eh List Author Series presents award winning journalist and broadcaster Sandra Martin to discuss her latest book, A Good Death. Following the landmark decision of the Supreme Court of Canada, Martin charts the morally con...

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 Ann Walmsley
Tue Apr 05, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

The eh List Author Series presents Ann Walmsley, a daring journalist who goes behind bars to explore the redemptive power of books with bikers, bank robbers, and gunmen. Her new book, The Prison Book Club, follows six of the ...

Icon of the event My Personal Journey Investigating Animal Farms
Wed Apr 06, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Sonia Faruqi will read from her book "Project Animal Farm" and discuss her experiences investigating animal farms around the world. Sonia lived with farmers, hitchhiked with strangers, and risked her life. Over the course of...

Icon of the event Peter Behrens
Tue Mar 15, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

The eh List Author Series presents award-winning author Peter Behrens and his new novel Carry Me. Set in Europe between the violent years of 1914 and 1938, this is the story of German-Irish Bill and the German-Jewish Baron's ...

Icon of the event Elizabeth Muir: Canadian Women in the Sky
Wed Apr 06, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Leaside

Author Elizabeth Muir will discuss her most recent book, "Canadian Women in the Sky", which details how women in Canada broke through the sky blue ceiling in spite of many challenges....

Icon of the event The Germ Files
Thu Mar 03, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Agincourt

Microbiologist Jason Tetro will share amazing facts about germs. Some items are purely fun, some are there to boggle the mind, some might just save your life. All are designed to improve our relations with germs for the benef...

Icon of the event Author John Sewell
Wed Mar 09, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Leaside

Meet John Sewell, author and former Mayor of Toronto....