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Icon of the event Bianca Lakoseljac discusses her novel Stone Woman
Thu Apr 27, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

Bianca Lakoseljac will talk about the inspiration for Stone Woman, her novel that relives Toronto's 1967 "summer of love."...

Icon of the event The World Inside and Around a Beehive
Sat Apr 08, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Locke

Join Anatole Yarmosh, author and fourth generation hobby beekeeper, for a fun and informative presentation on bees. Anatole will supply you with instructions to build your own small-scale hive. Come discover the many direct b...

Icon of the event Catherine Leroux: Le mur mitoyen
Thu Jun 08, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

Auteur Catherine Leroux discute les subtilités des relations humaines dans son livre,

Icon of the event When I Die: Financial Planning for Life and Death
Thu Mar 30, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Garry Duncan, author of When I Die: Financial Planning for Life and Death, and retired senior tax partner at BDO Dunwoody LLP, discusses how to minimize taxes on death. Using simplified explanations of a rather complex area o...

Icon of the event The Many Deaths of Tom Thomson: Separating Fact from Fiction
Mon May 29, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Locke

In July 1917, renowned Canadian landscape painter Tom Thomson mysteriously disappeared while canoeing in Ontario's Algonquin Park. Over the last century, speculators have offered increasingly wild theories of Thomson's fate....

Icon of the event B. Denham Jolly: In the Black: My Life
Fri Apr 07, 2017 | 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Yorkville

In the Black: My Life traces B. Denham Jolly's personal and professional struggle for a place in a country where Black Canadians...

Icon of the event Forest of Reading Author Visit: Robin Stevenson and
Mon May 15, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Palmerston

Join us for an author visit and discussion about LGBTQ rights with Robin Stevenson. She is the author of "Pride: Celebrating Diversity & Community" (Orca Book Publishers, 2016), one of the nominated books for the Ontario Libr...

Icon of the event Illustrating Children's Books
Thu Mar 30, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

Aries Cheung presents an overview of the process of illustrating a children's book from initial ideas to the production of "camera-ready" artwork. Basic art theories and visual psychology will be discussed. Hands-on exercises...