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Icon of the event Jospeh Kertes
Thu Jun 09, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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 Using Handwriting Analysis to Understand Personality
Thu Mar 17, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Think handwriting is obsolete? According to Clinical Social Worker Annette Poizner, your handwriting is richly expressive of who you are. In this fascinating presentation, you will analyze celebrity signatures and find out fo...

Icon of the event East York Historical Society
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
S. Walter Stewart

Discussions on local history subjects about your neighbourhood.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 29
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Lactivism with Courtney Jung
Thu Apr 28, 2016 | 11:00 am - 11:00 am
Barbara Frum

Breastfeeding has become a moral imperative for new mothers. But are women being sold a bill of goods about the merits of the practice? University of Toronto professor Courtney Jung offers a critique of how breastfeeding ...

Icon of the event Author Visit with Jennifer Robson:
Thu Apr 14, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Palmerston

Join us for an evening with Canadian writer Jennifer Robson, as she discusses and reads from her new book "Moonlight Over Paris" (Harper Collins, 2016). Palmerston Library Theatre. All are welcome!...

Icon of the event New Faces of Fiction: Gary Barwin and Lynne Kutsukake
Thu Apr 14, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Barbara Frum

The eh List Author Series presents Gary Barwin and Lynne Kutsukake as the New Faces of Fiction. Debut novels by these rising literary stars dazzle readers with tales of poignant sparks of resilience, compelling examination o...

Icon of the event Barry Moser
Thu May 05, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Barbara Frum

The eh List Author Series presents award winning illustrator Barry Moser. His new book, We Were Brothers, renders the memories of his youth on his quest to understand how he and his identically raised brother could have becom...

Icon of the event Renate Krakauer:
Tue May 03, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Renate Krakauer's new book "Only By Blood"is a novel of the search for roots, mother-daughter love, and family reconciliation. It depicts the fraught relationship of Poles and Jews during and after the 2nd WW and how some or...

Icon of the event Chinese Journalist / Writer / Blogger
Sat May 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

Journalist, author, blogger Weiping Jiang will deliver excellent lecture on journalism, censorship, corruption in Mainland China....

Icon of the event Freedom to Read Week: Banned Books
Tue Feb 16, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Eatonville

Join us for our monthly Tea and Books session, where the topic will be a lively discussion on Banned Books in honour of Freedom to Read Week. Each year, the American Library Association's Office for Intellectual Freedom compi...