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Icon of the event An Evening of Crime at the Yorkville Library
Thu Oct 22, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Four Canadian crime writers read from their latest works: Rosemary Aubert, Sharon Crawford, Nate Hendley,and Robert J. Hoshowsky. Sharon Crawford will interview the panel and a question and answer period will follow....

Icon of the event Introduction to Dreams
Tue Oct 06, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Dr. Marina Quattrocchi, author of Dreamwork Uncovered, presents an introductory talk on dreaming. She will explore the purpose of dreaming, how often we dream, the four stages of sleep, tips for remembering dreams, how to kee...

Icon of the event Laundry Lines:  A Memoir in Stories and Poems by Ann Elizabeth Carson
Thu Nov 26, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Please join Toronto author Anne Elizabeth Carson for a reading from her newly-released book Laundry Lines: A Memoir in Stories and Poems, a lively evocation of her aunts and their home in Cheltenham, Ontario which brings to l...

Icon of the event An Evening With Peter Kavanaugh: The Man Who Learned To Walk Three Times
Thu Nov 19, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Diagnosed with paralytic polio as an infant, Peter Kavanaugh, whose long career with CBC television and radio programs includes The Journal, Morningside, The Sunday Edition and Ideas, will recount his life lessons, triumphs a...

Icon of the event Kate Cayley
Wed Nov 04, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The eh List Author Series presents 2015 Trillium Book Prize winner, Kate Cayley in conversation on her debut, award-winning book, How You Were Born. A collection of short stories, Cayley investigates the bizarre, the tragi-co...

Icon of the event Freedom to Read Week: Banned Books
Tue Jan 19, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Join us for our monthly Tea and Books session, where the topic will be a lively discussion on Banned Books in honour of Freedom to Read Week. Each year, the American Library Association's Office for Intellectual Freedom compi...

Icon of the event Dogs and Underdogs
Tue Jan 26, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Author, historian and animal advocate Elizabeth Abbott shares stories of the dogs in her life and their impact on others in her memoir, Dogs and Underdogs: Finding Happiness at Both Ends of the Leash. A question and answer ...

Icon of the event Plotting: Yes, You Can Finish That Novel!
Thu Oct 15, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Starting a novel is easy. It?s the finishing that?s hard! This workshop will not only teach you ways to firm up a sagging middle, you?ll also learn techniques for juggling subplots and secondary characters so you can finally ...

Icon of the event Beth Powning
Thu Oct 29, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

! The eh List Author Series presents Beth Powning and her new novel, A Measure of Light. Bringing her trademark elegance and insight to the life of an extraordinary historical figure, Mary Dyer, a seventeenth-century Puritan ...

Icon of the event An Evening with John Sewell
Wed Nov 18, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

John Sewell, a former mayor of Toronto and author presents his latest book, How We Changed Toronto: The inside story of twelve creative, tumultuous years in civic life, 1968-1980, discussing the landmark events and main playe...