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Icon of the event Alanna Mitchell on the Myths of Cancer
Wed Jan 27, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Don Mills

Award-winning science journalist and author talks about her newest book: "Malignant Metaphor: Confronting Cancer Myths," a deeply personal work that is rooted in science. To register, visit the branch or call 414-395-5710.

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Think handwriting is obsolete?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 Writing Workshop for Teens
Mon Dec 21, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Karen Krossing writes novels and short stories for kids and teens, including Punch Like a Girl, Bog, Cut the Lights, The Yo-Yo Prophet, Pure, Take the Stairs, The Castle Key, "Profanity," and "Dragon's Breath."...

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 The Germ Files
Wed Feb 10, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

Microbiologist Jason Tetro is here again to advise us and amaze us about germs. Some items are purely fun, some are there to boggle the mind, some might just save your life. All are designed to improve our relations with germ...

Icon of the event Rap N' Roll
Mon Feb 22, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Dalton Higgins is an international Performing Arts & Music Concert presenter, National Magazine Award-winning journalist, author, boutique PR consultant, blogger and TV/radio broadcaster....