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Icon of the event Anne and Nicholas Giardini
Tue May 24, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Runnymede

The Runnymede Library presents journalist Anne Giardini and son, Nicholas, on Startle and Illuminate: Carol Shields on Writing. This essential work, drawn by Shield's daughter and grandson, Anne and Nicholas Giardini, from he...

Icon of the event Author Visit with Don Aker
Fri May 20, 2016 | 8:55 am - 9:55 am
Location: Port Union

Join Canadian writer Don Aker, as he discusses his work and experience as an educator. He is the award-winning author of 20 books. His latest novel, Delusion Road, has been shortlisted for Atlantic Canada's 2016 Ann Connor ...

Icon of the event Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House
Thu Jun 23, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

When Nora, initially so doll-like and cossetted, discovers that her husband Torvald is utterly inadequate in a crisis and fails her, she leaves him and their traditional life together. When the door slams behind her at the en...

Icon of the event Book Launch for Nora Gold's
Thu May 12, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Wychwood

Author Nora Gold's new book "The Dead Man" is a novel touched with mystery and romance but deals with the obessive part of love. She will share her experiences writing this novel.

Icon of the event Marty Chan - TD Book Week
Sat May 14, 2016 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Runnymede

Marty shares the real-life origins behind his mystery series and his sasquatch novels. Through an interactive writing game, Marty will demonstrate that the most ordinary situations can lead to the most amazing stories if you ...

Icon of the event Riverdale Presents Author Kallie George
Fri May 20, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Riverdale

Kallie George is the author of the picture books "Flare", "Spark", and "Duck, Duck, Dinosaur", as well as the Magical Animal Adoption Agency series. Join her as she explores her sources of inspiration in the talk "Soaring Th...

Icon of the event Raising Monarch Butterflies
Sat Jun 25, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

Imagine holding a monarch butterfly in your hand! That's what you'll be able to do if you raise them yourself. In this fun workshop, you'll learn everything you need to know to raise your own monarchs....

Icon of the event Diane Schoemperlen
Tue May 24, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Northern District

The eh List Author Series presents award winning writer Diane Schoemperlen. Her latest book, This Is Not My Life: The Story of My Prison Years, is a candid, often wry, and sometimes disturbing memoir following six turbulent, ...

Icon of the event Lisa Moore
Tue May 17, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Runnymede

The eh List Author Series presents award-winning author, Lisa Moore and her first young adult novel, Flannery. By turns heartbreaking and hilarious, empowering and harrowing, sixteen-year-old Flannery Malone takes matters int...

Icon of the event Senator Nick Sibbeston
Thu Jun 16, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Northern District

The eh List Author Series presents Senator Nick Sibbeston, a distinguished member of the Northwest Territories (NWT) Legislative Assembly and a former Premier. His memoire, You Will Wear a White Shirt, sheds light on his stru...