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Icon of the event Helen E. Stubbs Memorial Lecture: Celia Barker Lottridge
Thu Nov 05, 2015 | 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Every writer gets asked the classic question, "Where do you get your stories?" Children's author and storyteller Celia Barker Lottridge reveals her unique family history as the inspiration behind many of her award-winning boo...

Icon of the event North Toronto Historical Local History Evenings
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Northern District

Wednesday, September 30th...

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 28
Wed Nov 25
Icon of the event Junior Sleuth Academy with Evan Munday
Sun Oct 18, 2015 | 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Artist-author Evan Munday, creator of the much acclaimed series The Dead Kid Detective Agency, conducts a mystery-writing workshop for writers aged 8-12 interested in investigating the paranormal!...

Icon of the event Richard Crouse
Wed Nov 18, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
North York Central Library

The eh List presents author Richard Crouse discussing his new biography, Elvis is King: Costello's My Aim is True. Crouse delves into the story of the creation of the groundbreaking album, focusing on Costello's musical upbri...

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 Toronto Book Awards: An Evening with the Shortlisted Authors
Thu Oct 08, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
North York Central Library

Hear this year's Toronto Book Awards finalists read from their works....

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 Plum Johnson
Thu Oct 15, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Northern District

The eh List Author Series presents Plum Johnson and her 2015 RBC Taylor Prize winning memoire, They Left Us Everything; a story of a disciplined British father, an exuberant Southern mother, five kids, fifty years' worth of s...

Icon of the event Greg Hollingshead
Wed Oct 07, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Lillian H. Smith

The eh List Author Series presents Greg Hollingshead. On the twentieth anniversary of The Roaring Girl, Governor General Literary Award-winning author and Scotiabank Giller Prize finalist presents a riveting new book: Act Nor...