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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event Book Launch: If I Had a Gryphon with author Vikki VanSickle
Sat Feb 20, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Join us for the launch of "If I Had a Gryphon," a laugh-out-loud picture book about the pleasures and perils of magical pet care by best-selling author Vikki VanSickle. Featuring activities, prizes, and fun for all ages! Book...

Icon of the event Virginia Woolf & the Importance of 'A Room of One's Own'
Thu Feb 25, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
High Park

Local author Janice Kulyk Keefer (The Ladies' Lending Library) will speak about the importance of free & equitable access to libraries, specifically pertaining to essayist, critic & novelist Virginia Woolf & A Room of One's O...

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

Microbiologist Jason Tetro will advise and amaze us about germs. Some facts are purely fun, some boggle the mind, and some might just save your life. All will improve your relationship with germs and benefit health and happin...

Icon of the event Doug Gibson: Across Canada by Story
Wed Apr 27, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

Douglas Gibson, Alice Munro's editor, brings us new stories about the many famous authors he worked with during his long career as an editor and publisher....

Icon of the event Skin:  Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cybernetic Containers
Fri Apr 08, 2016 | All Day
Lillian H. Smith

YYZ artists outlet with Sensorium Symposium 2016 offers:...

Icon of the event George Elliott Clarke
Thu Feb 25, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

The eh List Author Series presents Governor-General's Award winner George Elliott Clarke and his latest novel, Motorcyclist. Inspired by Clarke's father, this story follows the travels and romantic exploits of Carle Black as ...

Icon of the event Joan Crate
Tue Jun 07, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Northern District

The eh List Author Series presents award winning poet Joan Crate and her new novel, Black Apple, a dramatic and lyrical coming-of-age story about a young Blackfoot girl who grows up in the residential school system on the Can...

Icon of the event Book Launch for Nora Gold's
Thu May 12, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wychwood

Author Nora Gold's new book "The Dead Man" is a novel touched with mystery and romance but deals with the obessive part of love.She will share her experiences writing this novel.

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Thu Apr 07, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wychwood

John Sewell, describes the twelve dynamic years from 1969-1980 when he and other enthusiastic people helped foster change in the political landscape of Toronto .Enjoy his memories of that exciting time.

Icon of the event North Toronto Local History Evenings
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Northern District

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 24
Wed Mar 30
Wed Apr 27