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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 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 The eh List Author Series: Kathy Page - Paradise and Elsewhere
Tue May 27, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Barbara Frum

In these mythical, magical stories Kathy Page parts company with traditional wisdom to blaze a new trail through the wild, lush, half-fantastic and half-real terrain of origin stories. Page is the author of seven previous nov...

Icon of the event Toronto Comic Arts Festival: Day 1
Sat May 10, 2014 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Gather with the greatest assembly of comics authors in the world, including Lynn Johnston (FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE, Canada), Jeff Smith (BONE, RASL, United States), est em (TABLEAU NO. 20, Japan) and Christophe Blain (WEAPONS...

Icon of the event Toronto Comic Arts Festival: Day 2
Sun May 11, 2014 | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Gather with the greatest assembly of comics authors in the world, including Lynn Johnston (FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE, Canada), Jeff Smith (BONE, RASL, United States), est em (TABLEAU NO. 20, Japan) and Christophe Blain (WEAPONS...

Icon of the event Iran at the Crossroads?
Tue May 13, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The negotiations between world powers and Iran in November of 2013 leading to the signed tentative agreement concerning the nuclear issue is of importance at the national, regional and international level. In so far as it cou...

Icon of the event Kyo Maclear Author Visit
Fri Apr 25, 2014 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Lillian H. Smith

We warmly welcome Kyo Maclear to our library to talk about her diverse background and picture book inspiration, plus engage us in a book-related activity....

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: The Dark Side - Thrillers
Thu Apr 17, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Come and meet creators of The Dark Side; writers who create thrillers. Craig Davidson (A.K.A. Nick Cutter) with The Troop; Andrew Pyper with The Demonologist; Jennifer Hillier with Freak, and Brad Smith with Shoot The Dog.

Icon of the event Bitstrips: Democratizing Comics
Wed Apr 30, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Jacob Blackstock discusses his immensely popular mobile app Bitstrips, which people around the world use to express themselves through the comic book format. Presented with the Toronto Comic Arts Festival....