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Icon of the event What to Expect When You're Retiring: Embracing Longevity
Tue Apr 29, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

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Icon of the event Steven Galloway Online Chat
Thu Apr 17, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

You've read the book, now speak with the author! Join Steven Galloway, author of The Cellist of Sarajevo, for a live one-hour online chat on Book Buzz....

Icon of the event The eh List Author Series: Perrine Leblanc - Kolia
Tue Apr 22, 2014 | 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
Northern District

Kolia is a novel about a Soviet labour camp survivor who overcomes his past and succeeds as a circus performer until the collapse of the Soviet Union. The novel was winner of the Governor General's award for French Fiction, t...

Icon of the event Meet Author:  Jill  MacLean
Thu May 15, 2014 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
North York Central Library

Come and Join white pine nominee, author Jill MacLean, as she speaks about her books and being a Children's writer....

Icon of the event Meet Author Kim Thompson
Wed May 14, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Northern District

Come and join Silver Birch Nominee, author Kim Thompson, as she speaks about her books and being a Children?s writer....

Icon of the event The eh List Author Series: Elspeth Cameron - Aunt Winnie
Thu May 22, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Northern District

Winnie, Elspeth Cameron?s aunt, lived in Rosedale with her family in the 1910s. Over the course of her life, she saw the city change from an English and Scottish bastion with horse-drawn buggies, to a multicultural city whe...

Icon of the event The eh List Author Series: Kathy Page - Paradise and Elsewhere
Wed May 28, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
North York Central Library

In these mythical, magical stories Kathy Page parts company with traditional wisdom to blaze a new trail through the wild, lush, half-fantastic and half-real terrain of origin stories. Page is the author of seven previous nov...

Icon of the event The eh List Author Series: Perrine Leblanc - L'homme blanc
Tue Apr 22, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Northern District

L'homme blanc, c'est Kolia, élevé dans les prisons de Staline. Grâce à Iossif il survivra et à sa sortie il réussira à intégrer un cirque à Moscou où il deviendra clown. Ce premier roman de Perrine Leblanc a gagné le Prix du ...

Icon of the event Peak Learning. Philosophy.Descartes. Professor Jonathan Salem- Wiseman.Humber.
Mon Apr 28, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Deer Park

Descartes and the Quest for Certainty...

Icon of the event Canada's Shock Doc? Lewis R Yealland and His Shell-Shocked WWI Patients
Tue Jul 15, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Professor Dennis Duffy discusses the military career of Dr. Lewis Ralph Yealland, lauded psychiatrist who practiced at the Queen's Square hospital in London during the Great War, where severely disturbed soldiers were sent fo...