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Icon of the event Boneshaker Reading Series
Tue Oct 20, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
St. Clair/Silverthorn

The S,M,L tour is in town! Come hear Nicholas Power, Lillian Necakov and Jim Smith read at this special Boneshaker.

Icon of the event Boneshaker Reading Series
Tue Oct 27, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
St. Clair/Silverthorn

Lana Pesch and Heather Cadsby read.

Icon of the event Boost Your Willpower, Change Your Life
Wed Dec 02, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Do you know the boundaries of your comfort zone and why they exist? Do you want to break through these boundaries? Curious about how the latest neuroscience and behavioural science research can explain why we do what we do, a...

Icon of the event Europe and Islamic Art
Wed Oct 14, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Artifacts from Islamic lands have fascinated and inspired artists, artisans and their patrons in Europe since the times of Harun al‑Rashid and Charlemagne. Join us for an informative lecture with Karin Ruehrdanz-Univers...

Icon of the event In Conversation with a Holocaust Survivor
Thu Nov 05, 2015 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Parliament Street

Join us at the Parliament Street Branch for the 35th annual Holocaust Education Week on Thursday, November 5th at 10am....

Icon of the event Book Launch of The Best of All Worlds
Sun Oct 04, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us on Sunday October 4th, 2015 at the Agincourt Branch from 2pm - 4pm for the launch of the first multilingual book for children in Canada--The Best of All Worlds: Seven Multilingual Stories for Kids. The Best of All Wor...

Icon of the event Aging and Immunity
Mon Oct 26, 2015 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Barbara Frum

The immune system is a vital component of our body that helps us to fight against infectious diseases such as the common cold. As we get older, this defense mechanism undergoes a number of changes that impairs its ability to ...

Icon of the event Meet Author Dora Avramis
Mon Nov 02, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Meet Dora Avramis, author of 'The Buses And Other Short Stories'...

Icon of the event How to get published workshop
Tue Nov 24, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Come find out what it takes to get published! Writer, M.H. Callway, will share her knowledge and experience in her inspiring journey to traditional publication. Her thriller, Windigo Fire (Seraphim Editions), received great r...

Icon of the event How to Get Published
Mon Nov 23, 2015 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Are you interested in publishing a book? Learn about the process from award-winning, traditionally published thriller writer Madeleine Harris-Callway. She will share her personal story and outline triumphs and setbacks she ex...