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Icon of the event What is it like to be Deafblind?
Tue Jun 21, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us as we learn about the lived experiences of two individuals who are deafblind (a condition that includes combined visual and hearing loss, on a spectrum). Nadine, board member of Deafblind Association of Toronto (DBAT)...

Icon of the event Forest of Reading Author Visit with Daphne Greer: Jacob's Landing (2015)
Mon May 09, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Palmerston

Join us for an author presentation, book talk and discussion with Canadian children's writer Daphne Greer who is visiting Toronto from Nova Scotia. She is the author of "Jacob's Landing" (Halifax: Nimbus, 2015) - her latest n...

Icon of the event Chinese educator, blogger Juexiao Zheng
Sat May 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Educator, blogger Juexiao Zheng will discuss about her writings online (http://blog.wenxuecity.com/myoverview/68308/) which has great impact on the oversea Chinese community.

Icon of the event Author Visit with Don Aker
Fri May 20, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Join us for an afternoon with Canadian Writer Don Aker, as he discusses his work and experience as an educator. Don Aker is the award-winning author of 20 books, among them several bestselling novels for teens. He is also the...

Icon of the event Memory Mapping: A Cree family's Experience of Residential Schools
Tue Jun 14, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Telling the Story of Nikis: A Cree family's experience of Canada's Residential School policy....

Icon of the event Meet Author Kathleen Cook Waldron
Tue May 17, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Author Kathleen Cook Waldron discusses her 2016 Forest of Reading Silver Birch nominated book "Between Shadows" (Coteau Books, 2015). Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Recommended Grades 3-6. Classes are w...

Icon of the event Fading History
Mon Jun 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Eatonville

Dave Cook, local author, former councillor and story teller, discusses the interesting things that took place while researching for his book: Fading History: Stories of Historical Interest. Topics include: the Lancaster Bomb...

Icon of the event Who Would Do That? Lecture and Book Reading
Thu May 12, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Come meet fellow book lovers and join author Bette Logan, in her lecture about women who write, visit, and even marry infamous serial killers such as Paul Bernardo and Ted Bundy. Author Bette Logan speaks first hand about her...

Icon of the event Joseph Kertes at Barbara Frum
Thu Jun 09, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

The Eh List Author Series presents award winning author Joseph Kertes discussing his latest novel, The Afterlife of Stars. A beautifully crafted story that burns with intensity and humor, brothers Robert and Attila Beck grabb...

Icon of the event Author Visit with Katherine Govier
Tue May 10, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Palmerston

Join us for an evening with celebrated Canadian writer Katherine Govier, as she discusses and reads from her new book "The Three Sisters Bar and Hotel". Palmerston Library Theatre. All are welcome!...