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Icon of the event Celebrating Italian Heritage Month - Family Time in Italian!
Sat Jun 07, 2014 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Downsview

Join Happie Testa, co-owner of the multilingual children's bookstore Rainbow Caterpillar, as she reads delightful books to young children in both Italian and English. Happie will also be sharing some insights on how to get ki...

Icon of the event I Found it at the Movies
Thu May 29, 2014 | 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
High Park

Join us for the launch of 'I Found it at the Movies', an anthology celebrating the connection between film & poetry....

Icon of the event The eh List Author Series: Elspeth Cameron - Aunt Winnie
Thu May 22, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Northern District

Winnie, Elspeth Cameron?s aunt, lived in Rosedale with her family in the 1910s. Over the course of her life, she saw the city change from an English and Scottish bastion with horse-drawn buggies, to a multicultural city whe...

Icon of the event Meet Author Kim Thompson
Wed May 14, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Northern District

Come and join Silver Birch Nominee, author Kim Thompson, as she speaks about her books and being a Children?s writer....

Icon of the event Mystery Mayhem
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Annette Street

Join writers from The Crime Writers of Canada at they...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 06
Tue Jun 24
Icon of the event Keep Toronto Reading: Writing About War
Wed Apr 23, 2014 | 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
High Park

What's it like to cover war? Join former CBC foreign correspondent Brian Stewart, and Iraqi-Canadian journalist Ayub Nuri as they discuss writing about war with Toronto Star journalist Oakland Ross....

Icon of the event The eh List Author Series: Perrine Leblanc - L'homme blanc
Tue Apr 22, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Northern District

L'homme blanc, c'est Kolia, élevé dans les prisons de Staline. Grâce à Iossif il survivra et à sa sortie il réussira à intégrer un cirque à Moscou où il deviendra clown. Ce premier roman de Perrine Leblanc a gagné le Prix du ...

Icon of the event The eh List Author Series: Perrine Leblanc - Kolia
Tue Apr 22, 2014 | 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
Northern District

Kolia is a novel about a Soviet labour camp survivor who overcomes his past and succeeds as a circus performer until the collapse of the Soviet Union. The novel was winner of the Governor General's award for French Fiction, t...