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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 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 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 The eh List Author Series: Nicole Lundrigan - The Widow Tree
Thu May 15, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Taylor Memorial

In the fall of 1953, three teenagers find a clutch of long-lost Roman coins, and they argue over what to do with them. Nevena insists they should be turned to the authorities. János wants to keep them. And Dorján walks the l...

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: Ray Robertson - I Was There the Night He Died
Tue Jun 10, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Taylor Memorial

Sam's dad has Alzheimer's, his mom died of stroke, his wife in a car crash. Samantha's a cutter. Eighteen. Living next door. Weed and loneliness spark an unlikely friendship-yet in this funny, off-color, philosophical novel f...

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 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 Air War on the Western Front, 1914-1918 (KTR)
Thu Apr 24, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

Aviation historian Keith Hyde will discuss how aircraft at the start of WW1, were used to observe troop movement and reconnaissance, leading to aerial combat involving French, British, Canadian and later Americans against Ger...

Icon of the event Refuel Your Energies!
Wed May 14, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

Conflict-driven stress will rob you of energy, so come and be re-energized! Author and Mediator Karin Vagiste received the International Award of Excellence for her peace-building strategies; the more room you make for peace ...