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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 RUSH SEATS ONLY John Irving
Mon Dec 07, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The beloved author of...

Icon of the event Alanna Mitchell and John Geiger
Thu Dec 10, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The eh List Author Series presents John Geiger with award-winning, Canadian science journalist Alanna Mitchell. The greatest mystery in all of exploration is the fate of the 1845?1848 Franklin Expedition. Geiger, CEO of the R...

Icon of the event 12,000 Canaries Can't be Wrong
Wed Dec 02, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Dr. John Molot has practiced for over 30 years, specializing in environmental medicine. In his book,...

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 Bill- C51: what does it mean for you and Canada?
Fri Feb 19, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Veteran Investigative reporter, Andrew Mitrovica, discusses Canada controversial so-called "anti-terror" legislation, Bill- C51....

Icon of the event  Media coverage of the federal election: The good, the bad, but the mostly ugly
Fri Nov 27, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Media critique and award-winning investigative reporter, Andrew Mitrovica, explores the MSM's coverage of the federal election that not only changed the face of politics, but the media landscape, too....

Icon of the event NEW DATE Carrie Brownstein
Thu Dec 17, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

This event has been rescheduled for December 17. All customers with November 17 tickets have been given priority and offered tickets for this new date. If you are interested in attending please add your name to the waitlist...

Icon of the event Elizabeth Strout
Sun Jan 24, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The Pulitzer prize-winning author of Olive Kitteridge on mother-daughter relationships and her new novel, My Name is Lucy Barton. With The Globe and Mail's Sarah Hampson....

Icon of the event RBC Taylor Prize - Atrium
Thu Mar 03, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Toronto Public Library and Harbourfront Centre's International Festival of Authors present an evening with the five finalists of the 2016 RBC Taylor Prize for literary non-fiction....