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Icon of the event Dead. Dead... And Dead.
Tue Oct 24, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Enjoy morbid tales of Canada's history with the dead. Featuring writers Adam Bunch (...

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Thu Nov 09, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

The Osborne Collection's 30th Helen E. Stubbs Memorial Lecture presents Deborah Ellis, author of the international bestseller The Breadwinner and other books about children from around the world living in difficult circumstan...

Icon of the event Finding Your Fit! Make Fitness a Lifelong Habit
Wed Nov 01, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Highland Creek

Author, fitness trainer, Globe and Mail fitness columnist Kathleen Trotter talks about her latest book, Finding Your Fit: A Compassionate Trainer's Guide to Making Fitness a Lifelong Habit....

Icon of the event Laksa Media Presents: Learn the Stories behind the Stories
Wed Oct 11, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Laksa Media Presents: Learn the Stories behind the Stories...

Icon of the event Picturing Canada: The Changing Face of Children's Book Illustration in Canada
Thu Oct 19, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

The Osborne Collection's 11th annual Sybille Pantazzi Memorial Lecture presents Professor Judith Saltman and Dr. Gail Edwards who will explore change and continuity in the history of Canadian children's publishing.

Icon of the event Scarborough Stories
Tue Sep 26, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

From the critically acclaimed author of...

Icon of the event Killer Canadians
Thu Nov 16, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

From the west coast, authors Roz Nay and Robyn Harding on their new, white knuckle thrillers,...

Icon of the event The Mesdames of Mayhem
Thu Nov 16, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Mount Pleasant

The Mesdames of Mayhem are dedicated Crime Writers who share...

Icon of the event  6 Degrees Conference
9:00 am - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

6 Degrees connects thinkers and doers to drive the global conversation on inclusion and citizenship. The theme this year is Walls, Bridges and Homes....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 26
Wed Sep 27
Icon of the event Middle-Aged Boys & GIrls
Thu Oct 19, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Mount Pleasant

Diane Bracuk is a Toronto writer who has been published widely in periodicals in Canada and abroad. Her short story collection "Middle-Aged Boys & Girls" was published by Guernica Editions in 2016. One of the stories in the ...