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Icon of the event Sexual Diversity and the Sochi Olympics: No More Rainbows
Wed May 07, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Parkdale

Helen Lenskyj's latest book focuses on Russia's 2013 anti-gay...

Icon of the event Sexual Diversity and the Sochi Olympics: No More Rainbows
Thu May 08, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

Helen Lenskyj's latest book focuses on Russia's 2013 anti-gay...

Icon of the event Children and Young Adult  Author Visit - Don Aker
Tue May 13, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bendale

Bestselling children and young adult author Don Aker is internationally known for hard hitting stories that address social issues such as youth crime, although his recent work includes a mystery thriller set in Nova Scotia. ...

Icon of the event Kyo Maclear Author Visit
Fri Apr 25, 2014 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Lillian H. Smith

We warmly welcome Kyo Maclear to our library to talk about her diverse background and picture book inspiration, plus engage us in a book-related activity....

Icon of the event World Pride: Ken Setterington
Tue Jun 17, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bendale

Come celebrate World Pride with award winning author Ken Setterington. Author of recently published Branded by the Pink Triangle, Ken will discuss events in LGBTQ history, and share how learning from the past can help safegu...

Icon of the event Eurovision: Europe's Favourite TV Show
Wed Apr 23, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Parkdale

It's been around since 1956. It gave us ABBA, and launched Céline Dion's international career. It's one of the most watched annual television events in the world. And yet, most North Americans know next to nothing about the E...

Icon of the event The History of Parkdale
Wed May 14, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Parkdale

Join special guest Bart Poesiat, a decades-long community organizer, for an engaging and illuminating journey through one of Toronto's most notorious neighborhoods. Mr Poesiat is a former resident of Parkdale village and curr...

Icon of the event Scarborough Historical Society Meeting
Tue Apr 22, 2014 | 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting John McKenty presents ?Canada Cycle & Motor: The CCM Story".

Icon of the event Writing the Coming of Age Narrative
Thu May 08, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Parkdale

Aspiring writers and others are invited to join Carrianne Leung, author of The Wondrous Woo, to explore the transitional time in life when the child confronts adulthood. Participants will be asked to bring in photos of them...