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Icon of the event Book Launch: If I Had a Gryphon with author Vikki VanSickle
Sat Feb 20, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Join us for the launch of "If I Had a Gryphon," a laugh-out-loud picture book about the pleasures and perils of magical pet care by best-selling author Vikki VanSickle. Featuring activities, prizes, and fun for all ages! Book...

Icon of the event Skin:  Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cybernetic Containers
Fri Apr 08, 2016 | All Day
Lillian H. Smith

YYZ artists outlet with Sensorium Symposium 2016 offers:...

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, Motorcyclist. Inspired by Clarke's father, this story follows the travels and romantic exploits of Carle Black as ...

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 Rob Sawyer
Mon Apr 18, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

The eh List Author Series presents the Hugo and Nebula award winning author Rob Sawyer. His new sci-fi thriller, Quantum Night, explores the thin line between good and evil that every human being is capable of crossing....

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

Lawrence Hill discusses, the book by his late sister, Karen Hill, Café Babanussa is a moving portrait of a young woman's experience of life, love and the shifting tides of mental health in 1980s-era Berlin. Q&A to follow....

Icon of the event Lisa Moore
Mon May 16, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

The eh List Author Series presents award-winning author, Lisa Moore and her first young adult novel, Flannery. By turns heartbreaking and hilarious, empowering and harrowing, sixteen-year-old Flannery Malone takes matters int...

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 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...