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Icon of the event Significant Western Architects. Mies van der Rohe with Marta O'Brien
Tue Nov 24, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Deer Park

Join Marta O'Brien, lecturer at U of T and Ryerson with degrees in Architecture and Environmental Studies as she explores the legacy of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, one of the pioneering masters of modern architecture. His "skin...

Icon of the event Ten Women Who Changed Toronto
Wed Oct 14, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

In celebration of Women's History Month, Pat Staton presents a talk inspired by her recent book, "Toronto Women: A Walk Through History". The book features eight neighbourhood walks, with maps, and brief biographies of more t...

Icon of the event Young Voices Writers Conference 2015
Sat Oct 10, 2015 | 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
North York Central Library

Meet and work with teen writers from across the city to hone your craft under the tutelage of professional writers, including Megan Kearney, Andrea Scott, Craig Davidson, Randell Ajei, Ryan Kerr, Catherine McCormack and Young...

Icon of the event Four Last Songs: Aging and Creativity in Verdi, Strauss, Messiaen and Britten.
Fri Nov 27, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Deer Park

Join Linda Hutcheon, U of T, Comparative Literature and her husband Michael Hutcheon, doctor and author as they discuss their new book Four Last Songs detailing the creative obstacles faced by artists as they age. They look...

Icon of the event Larry Tremblay accompagné de Sheila Fischman (En Francais)
Wed Nov 04, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
North York Central Library

Larry Tremblay, accompagné de Sheila Fischman seront interviewés par Gaston Tremblay, écrivain en résidence....

Icon of the event Dalton McGuinty (NEW DATE: Tues. Jan. 26)
Wed Dec 02, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
North York Central Library

*Please note that the December 2nd event has been moved to Tues. Jan. 26. Tickets will still be available starting Nov 4.*...

Icon of the event Author Reading. Catherine Gildiner. Coming Ashore.
Tue Oct 20, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Deer Park

Join Catherine Gildiner as she reads from Coming Ashore, the third and final volume of her memoir series, following her adventures in Too Close to the Falls and After the Falls. Picking up her story in the late ?60s at age 2...

Icon of the event Walking the Camino de Santigo
Wed Jan 20, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

A journey of 800 km on foot, the Camino experience is both mystical and physical, ancient and modern, solitary and social. It's also a UNESCO Heritage route through Spain that dates back more than a thousand years. This illus...

Icon of the event Larry Tremblay with Sheila Fischman (In English)
Tue Nov 03, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
North York Central Library

The eh List presents author Larry Tremplay with Sheila Fischman for a reading and discussion on his latest novel. The Orange Grove takes place somewhere in the Middle East, twin brothers have lived peacefully under the shade ...

Icon of the event Colleen Jones
Wed Oct 28, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
North York Central Library

The eh List Author Series presents Canada's greatest curling champion, Colleen Jones as she opens up about her extraordinary career and life in her new memoire Throwing Rocks at Houses: My Life In and Out of Curling. Book sig...