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Icon of the event Diana Gabaldon
Fri Jun 20, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The bestselling author of the Outlander saga returns with the latest installment, Written in My Own Heart?s Blood....

Icon of the event Steven Galloway Book Club
Mon Apr 28, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Come to the grand finale of our Keep Toronto Reading festival and meet our One Book author, Steven Galloway (The Cellist of Sarajevo). Hosted by Chatelaine's Laurie Grassi....

Icon of the event Canadian Cinema since the 1980s: At the Heart of the World
Tue Jun 10, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Runnymede

Come and hear how an American became enthralled with our films and what they show of our Canadian identity....

Icon of the event The 2014 Cameron Hollyer Lecture
Sat May 03, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The Friends of the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection celebrate the new Arthur Conan Doyle Room with a special visit by author Lyndsay Faye. Faye will speak about "Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: Storytelling and the Passion of the Narrat...

Icon of the event The eh List Author Series: Lisa Moore - Caught
Thu May 15, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Here are bravado and betrayal, bad weather and seas, love, undercover agents, the collusion of governments, unbridled ambition, innocence and the loss thereof, and many, many bales of marijuana. Here, too, is the seeming invi...

Icon of the event What to Expect When You're Retiring: Embracing Longevity
Tue Apr 29, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Back by Popular Demand! Reserve your spot now!...

Icon of the event The eh List Author Series: Sandra Gulland - The Shadow Queen
Thu Apr 24, 2014 | 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
Toronto Reference Library

A seductive, gripping novel about the lure and illusion of power and black magic. Paris, 1660. As the daughter of famous actors, Claudette always thought her future lay in the theatre. But a series of chance encounters pull h...

Icon of the event The eh List Author Series: Karen Connelly - Come Cold River
Thu May 08, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Family Matters: Karen Connelly in conversation...

Icon of the event Steven Galloway Online Chat
Thu Apr 17, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

You've read the book, now speak with the author! Join Steven Galloway, author of The Cellist of Sarajevo, for a live one-hour online chat on Book Buzz....

Icon of the event The Treehouse Talks : 3 PEOPLE x 3 TOPICS = 1,000 IDEAS
Fri Jun 13, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Discover new ideas, ways of thinking, and styles of presentation. While our speakers, at first glance, appear to have nothing in common, Treehousers know that where three ideas collide, countless more emerge. For the speake...