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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event George Elliott Clarke
Thu Feb 25, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

The eh List Author Series presents Governor-General?s Award winner George Elliott Clarke and his latest novel The Motorcyclist; inspired by Clarke?s father, this story follows the travels and romantic exploits of Carle Black ...

Icon of the event Writing Workshop for Teens
Mon Dec 21, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Karen Krossing writes novels and short stories for kids and teens, including Punch Like a Girl, Bog, Cut the Lights, The Yo-Yo Prophet, Pure, Take the Stairs, The Castle Key, "Profanity," and "Dragon's Breath."...

Icon of the event What's In Your Beauty Products?
Sat Jan 16, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Well-known cosmetic science writer, Louise Hidinger, explores the basic scientific concepts behind different beauty products and analyze their ingredient lists....

Icon of the event A Special Event with Lawrence Hill
Tue Feb 23, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Discussing Café Babanussa by the late Karen Hill, The eh List Author Series presents Lawrence Hill in conversation with CBC?s Matt Galloway. The novel is a moving portrait of a young woman?s experience of life, love and the s...

Icon of the event Food Junkies: The Truth about Food Addiction
Tue Jan 12, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Do you struggle with your food or eating?...

Icon of the event Flight and Freedom: Stories of Escape to Canada
Wed Dec 16, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library


Icon of the event Rosemary Aubert- Author Visit
Tue Jan 26, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Taylor Memorial

Rosemary Aubert, author of the Ellis Portal series of mystery novels that are set in Toronto, will talk about the issues they deal with and what it takes to be a mystery novelist.

Icon of the event Walking the Camino de Santigo
Wed Jan 20, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

A journey of 800 km on foot, the Camino experience is both mystical and physical, ancient and modern, solitary and social. It's also a UNESCO Heritage route through Spain that dates back more than a thousand years. This illus...

Icon of the event NEW DATE: Dalton McGuinty
Tue Jan 26, 2016 | 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 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...