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Icon of the event Meet Author:  Jill  MacLean
Thu May 15, 2014 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
North York Central Library

Come and Join white pine nominee, author Jill MacLean, as she speaks about her books and being a Children's writer....

Icon of the event The eh List Author Series: Priscila Uppal - Projection - Encounters...
Tue May 13, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
North York Central Library

Projection: Encounters with My Runaway Mother...

Icon of the event Meet Canadian Author Ian Hamilton
Tue Apr 29, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Yorkville

Canadian Author, Ian Hamilton, of the popular Ava Lee series will read from his latest release and answer questions. He will also be available for book signing....

Icon of the event The eh List Author Series: Ray Robertson - I Was There the Night He Died
Wed Apr 30, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
North York Central Library

Sam's dad has Alzheimer's, his mom died of stroke, his wife in a car crash. Samantha's a cutter. Eighteen. Living next door. Weed and loneliness spark an unlikely friendship-yet in this funny, off-color, philosophical novel f...

Icon of the event CANCELLED - Meet Jaspreet Singh, Author of Helium
Thu May 15, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Port Union

Told from the perspective of Raj, an Indian-born man living in Ithaca, New York, Helium is a novel that confronts one of the most shocking moments in the history of India: the massacre of Sikh citizens by government-incited m...

Icon of the event Canada's Shock Doc? Lewis R Yealland and His Shell-Shocked WWI Patients
Tue Jul 15, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Professor Dennis Duffy discusses the military career of Dr. Lewis Ralph Yealland, lauded psychiatrist who practiced at the Queen's Square hospital in London during the Great War, where severely disturbed soldiers were sent fo...

Icon of the event The eh List Author Series: Kathy Page - Paradise and Elsewhere
Wed May 28, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
North York Central Library

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 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 Solo Travel: 6 Things You Absolutely Must Know
Thu May 08, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Spadina Road

Thinking of doing some solo travelling? Don?t leave home without listening to seasoned world traveler and writer Janice Waugh!

Icon of the event Meet Award-Winning Canadian Author Allan Stratton
Thu Jun 19, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Yorkville

Internationally award-winning author Allan Stratton reads and discusses his new comic novel "The Resurrection of Mary Mabel McTavish." "A glorious comic rompÂ… Religious flim-flammery, movie moguls, Hollywood hustlers and dust...