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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event A Doctor's Guide to Alternative Medicine:  What Works, What Doesn't and Why
Wed Mar 02, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Dr. Mel Borins discusses his new book, for patients and physicians alike, on which alternative treatments work, which don't and, according to the latest scientific research, why they do and don?t. This presentation will be o...

Icon of the event A Special Event with Lawrence Hill
Tue Feb 23, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Discussing Café Babanussa by the late Karen Hill, The eh List Author Series presents Lawrence Hill in conversation with CBC?s Matt Galloway. The novel is a moving portrait of a young woman?s experience of life, love and the s...

Icon of the event The Germ Files
Thu Feb 11, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Jason Tetro is here again to advise us and amaze us about germs. Some items are purely fun, some are there to boggle the mind, some might just save your life. All are designed to improve our relations with germs for the benef...

Icon of the event False Nostalgia?
Tue Feb 02, 2016 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
York Woods

Journalist, broadcaster, and cultural activist Desmond takes us on a historical walk highlighting the successes, challenges, and progress of Toronto?s black community.

Icon of the event NEW DATE: Dalton McGuinty
Tue Jan 26, 2016 | 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 East York Historical Society
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
S. Walter Stewart

Presentation on local historical subjects by the East York Historical Society. Meetings are free and have a guest speaker. All welcome. Call 416-396-3975 for information.

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 26
Icon of the event Children's Author Talk with Philippa Dowding
Fri Jan 22, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Annette Street

Philippa combines the top 10 questions she gets asked into one interesting and colourful discussion which answers questions like where do your ideas come from, when did you know you wanted to be a writer, who gets to pick wha...

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 Food Junkies: The Truth about Food Addiction
Tue Jan 12, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Do you struggle with your food or eating?...

Icon of the event Flight and Freedom: Stories of Escape to Canada
Wed Dec 16, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library