Author Talks & Lectures
The host of CBC Radio's Quirks and Quarks makes his living explaining science to the rest of us. This time out, he delves into the mysteries and uniqueness of the spacewalking experience....
Claire Cameron's newest, The Bear, is a riveting fictionalization of a real event. Told in the voice of six-year old Anna, the tale unfolds as two children struggle to escape the angry bear who attacked and killed their paren...
Sharon Baltman discusses her book entitled, Escape from the Bedside - a gripping memoir tracking her decision to become a doctor in the early days of feminism to her travels across Canada, the US, through Africa and Israel.
Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting Erin Tutte, Local History Librarian at Cedarbrae Branch will provide an introduction to the wealth of resources and researc...
S. Walter Stewart
Join writer, editor and East End Writers' Group founder Sharon A. Crawford for a hands-on introductory workshop on short story writing. Learn the basic techniques to blend plot, character, point of view, dialogue, narrative, ...
Novelist, journalist and non fiction writer Charles Foran sets his latest novel amid the turmoil of the SARS epidemic in Hong Kong. There he introduces us to a young bi-racial "half-half" girl as she explores the consequenc...
S. Walter Stewart
Presentation on local historical subjects by the East York Historical Society. Meetings are free and have a guest speaker. All welcome. Call 416-396-3975 for information.
Tue Sep 30
Tue Nov 25
Immediately recognized as a masterpiece when first published in 1847, Charlotte Bronte?s Jane Eyre is an extraordinary coming-of-age story featuring one of the most independent and strong-willed female protagonists in all of ...