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Icon of the event True Family Wealth with Author Chris Clarke
Wed Mar 29, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Leaside

True Family Wealth is an inspiring and practical guide for parents who have achieved financial success, or are on their way to doing so, but now face the concern that their children may not live up to their potential....

Icon of the event Canadian Women in the Sky:  100 Years in Flight
Tue Mar 07, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Elizabeth Muir, author of Canadian Women in the Sky: 100 Years of Flight, tells the story of how women in Canada first boarded planes, then became pilots and eventually astronauts....

Icon of the event How to Develop Lively Characters
Thu Mar 16, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Want to find ways to improve your story and character development? Join author Mahak Jain for an interactive workshop that uses animals and drawings to create characters that are full of life....

Icon of the event The Science of Shakespeare
Wed Jan 11, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Leaside

Author Dan Falk will explore Shakespeare's interest in the scientific discoveries of his time - asking what he knew, when he knew it, and how that knowledge is reflected in his work....

Icon of the event Author Visit:  Mireille Messier
Wed Dec 07, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join Franco-Ontarian author Mireille Messier as she talks about her writing and publications. Mireille has published over a dozen children's books, several articles for youth magazines and has collaborated in the production o...

Icon of the event Take Me To Your Chief
Mon Mar 06, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Drew Hayden Taylor discusses classical sci-fi stories featuring aliens, government conspiracies, and hostile invaders with a modern twist and First Nations elements.