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Icon of the event The Heart that Heals Itself
Wed Nov 18, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Leaside

Author Dr. Tina Chadda (MD) will speak about her book and the role of meditation, relaxation, and prayer....

Icon of the event Toronto's Ravines and Urban Forests
Wed Sep 09, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Leaside

Author Jason Ramsay-Brown will speak about his book on Toronto's natural heritage and local history.

Icon of the event Andre Alexis
Thu Sep 17, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Beaches

Fifteen Dogs: André Alexis's contemporary take on the apologue offers an utterly compelling and affecting look at the beauty and perils of human consciousness. By turns meditative and devastating, charming and strange, Fiftee...

Icon of the event Toronto's Ravines and Urban Forests
Wed Sep 23, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Riverdale

Jason Ramsay-Brown has explored and photographed Toronto's ravines for more than half his life. Join the author of Toronto's Ravines and Urban Forests for a visual presentation that will reveal some of the city's hidden ecolo...

Icon of the event An Evening with John Sewell
Wed Nov 18, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Beaches

John Sewell, a former mayor of Toronto and author presents his latest book, How We Changed Toronto: The inside story of twelve ceative, tumultuous years in civic life, 1968-1980, discussing the landmark events and main player...

Icon of the event Mark Sakamoto
Tue Sep 22, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mimico Centennial

Mark Sakamoto discusses his new book, "Forgiveness: A Gift From My Grandparents" at the Mimico Centennial Branch, Tuesday, September 22, 7 p.m....

Icon of the event Kate Cayley
Wed Nov 04, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Beaches

How You Were Born is a collection of stories by 2015 Trillium Award Winner, Kate Cayley, that investigates the bizarre, the tragi-comic and the unbelievable elements that run through human lives.

Icon of the event Who Would Do That::  Women Who Develop Love Relationships with Prisoners
Wed Nov 11, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Leaside

A presentation by author Bette Logan....

Icon of the event Creativity Unlocked: Writing for Yourself
Sat Sep 26, 2015 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Leaside

This workshop, by writer Carolyn Grisold, will help you open up to the creative energy in your everday life. Everyone welcome.

Icon of the event Toronto's Ravines: A Journey with Author Jason Ramsay-Brown
Tue Sep 08, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

Author Jason Ramsay? Brown shares his research and experience of over 100 of the ravines that cut through Toronto. His book, Toronto's Ravines: their natural heritage and local history, will interest anyone with a love for th...