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Icon of the event Alanna Mitchell on the Myths of Cancer
Wed Jan 27, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Don Mills

Award-winning science journalist and author talks about her newest book: "Malignant Metaphor: Confronting Cancer Myths," a deeply personal work that is rooted in science. To register, visit the branch or call 414-395-5710.

Icon of the event Dogs and Underdogs
Tue Jan 26, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Author, historian and animal advocate Elizabeth Abbott shares stories of the dogs in her life and their impact on others in her memoir, Dogs and Underdogs: Finding Happiness at Both Ends of the Leash. A question and answer ...

Icon of the event Elizabeth Hay
Wed Nov 18, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Lillian H. Smith

The eh List Author Series presents Elizabeth Hay. The Giller Prize-winning author of Late Nights on Air and Alone in the Classroom discusses her new, irresistible novel, His Whole Life, which has everything we would hope for ...

Icon of the event Robert Wiersema
Mon Nov 16, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Lillian H. Smith

The eh List Author Series presents Robert J. Wiersema. The bestselling author of Before I Wake new novel, Black Feathers, introduces sixteen year old Cassie, living under the spectra of a serial killer and questioning her own...

Icon of the event The Legendary Hawker Hurricane Fighter
Thu Nov 12, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

Keith Hyde, aviation historian, will present the history of this famous fighter that was designed in the late 1930's, when biplanes still equipped many RAF squadrons. We'll look at the Hawker's design, engine, production and ...

Icon of the event Li Jun and the Iron Road Book Launch
Thu Nov 12, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Meet Anne Tait, movie producer, writer for stage, screen, and print, broadcaster, casting director and author of the adventure-romance based on the award-winning movie, Iron Road....

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 D.J. McIntosh
Tue Nov 03, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Lillian H. Smith

The eh List Author Series presents D.J. McIntosh and her new novel Angel of Eden. Inspired by the looting of artifacts from the Iraq National Museum, the Toronto native discusses the origin of angels and the real location of ...

Icon of the event Boneshaker Reading Series
Tue Oct 27, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
St. Clair/Silverthorn

Lana Pesch and Heather Cadsby read.

Icon of the event Toronto's Ravines and Urban Forests
Thu Oct 22, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

Jason Ramsay-Brown has explored and photographed Toronto's ravines for more than half his life. Join the author of "Toronto's Ravines and Urban Forests" (