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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 The eh List Author Series: Kathy Page - Paradise and Elsewhere
Tue May 27, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Barbara Frum

In these mythical, magical stories Kathy Page parts company with traditional wisdom to blaze a new trail through the wild, lush, half-fantastic and half-real terrain of origin stories. Page is the author of seven previous nov...

Icon of the event Author Reading: John Kenny
Wed Jul 23, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Beaches

Searching for the truth is the most dangerous thing firefighter Donny Robertson will ever do. Join John Kenny, a Captain and 25 year Fire Department veteran, as he reads from his novel "The Spark" and discusses the challenges...

Icon of the event CANCELLED--Meet Jaspreet Singh, Author of Helium
Tue May 13, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Beaches

CANCELLED-- Our Aplogies for any inconvenience--Told from the perspective of Raj, an Indian-born man living in Ithaca, New York, Helium is a novel that confronts one of the most shocking moments in the history of India: the m...

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 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 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 The eh List Author Series: Priscila Uppal - Projection - Encounters...
Wed May 21, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Barbara Frum

Projection: Encounters with My Runaway Mother...

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 An evening in the Nepal Himalaya
Mon Jun 23, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Barbara Frum

If you've ever dreamed of visiting the Himalaya, now is your chance to see what it's all about. Chris Beall will fascinate you with this presentation about the Annapurna Region of central Nepal. This is the most popular trekk...