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Icon of the event Can We Bring Back North York?
Tue Sep 15, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Alan Redway, former mayor of East York, reads from his book "Governing Toronto: Bringing Back the City that Worked". Redway's book points the way to the restoration of the Municipality of Metro Toronto (which consisted of Eto...

Icon of the event Toronto's Ravines and Urban Forests
Thu Oct 22, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Richview

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" (http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDM3235044&R=3235044...

Icon of the event Larry Tremblay with Sheila Fischman (In English)
Tue Nov 03, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
North York Central Library

The eh List presents author Larry Tremplay with Sheila Fischman for a reading and discussion on his latest novel. The Orange Grove takes place somewhere in the Middle East, twin brothers have lived peacefully under the shade ...

Icon of the event An Evening with the Shortlisted Authors
Thu Oct 08, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
North York Central Library

Hear this year's Toronto Book Awards finalists read from their works....

Icon of the event Scarborough Historical Society Meeting with Guest Speaker
Tue Oct 27, 2015 | 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting Barbara Dickson presents: The Story of the Women Employed at GECO during World War II in the Scarborough Munitions Plant.

Icon of the event Nino Ricci
Wed Oct 07, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
North York Central Library

From multi-award winning author Nino Ricci comes a novel of devastating emotional power and intelligence, and often breathless suspense: the story of one man's descent into sleeplessness. Join this eh List author for a readin...

Icon of the event Larry Tremblay accompagné de Sheila Fischman (En Francais)
Wed Nov 04, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
North York Central Library

Larry Tremblay, accompagné de Sheila Fischman seront interviewés par Gaston Tremblay, écrivain en résidence....

Icon of the event Ten Women Who Changed Toronto
Wed Oct 14, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

In celebration of Women's History Month, Pat Staton presents a talk inspired by her recent book, "Toronto Women: A Walk Through History". The book features eight neighbourhood walks, with maps and brief biographies of more th...

Icon of the event Scarborough Historical Society meeting
Tue Nov 24, 2015 | 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting P.C. Richard Baker presents: The History of the Toronto Police Service Marine Unit.

Icon of the event Colleen Jones
Wed Oct 28, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
North York Central Library

The eh List Author Series presents Canada's greatest curling champion, Colleen Jones as she opens up about her extraordinary career and life in her new memoire Throwing Rocks at Houses: My Life In and Out of Curling. Book sig...