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Icon of the event Larry Tremblay accompagné de Sheila Fischman
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 Ontario Garlic: the Story from Farm to Festival
Wed Oct 07, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Peter McClusky, founder of the Toronto Garlic Festival and author of Ontario Garlic: the Story from Farm to Festival, will be giving a talk on everything you ever wanted to know about garlic, including:...

Icon of the event How Handwriting Can Help You Learn, Think, Connect  (And Tell You Who You Are)
Thu Sep 10, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Clinician Annette Poizner will show how - and more importantly, why - you should bring handwriting back into daily life. Provide a workout for your brain while cultivating your own unique style of self-expression... all with ...

Icon of the event Larry Tremblay with Sheila Fischman
Tue Nov 03, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
North York Central Library

The eh List presents author Larry Tremplay with Sheila Fischman for a reading and discussion on his latest novel. The Orange Grove takes place somewhere in the Middle East, twin brothers have lived peacefully under the shade ...

Icon of the event Camilla Gibb
Thu Sep 24, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
North York Central Library

The eh List Author Series presents award-winning author of Sweetness in the Belly and The Beauty of Humanity Movement, Camilla Gibb with Toronto Star Books Editor Deborah Dundas. Gibb's latest work, This Is Happy, is an extra...

Icon of the event 12,000 Canaries Can't be Wrong
Wed Dec 02, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Dr John Molot has practiced for over 30 years, specializing in environmental medicine. In his book,

Icon of the event 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 Can We Bring Back North York?
Tue Sep 15, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Alan Redway, former mayor of East York, reads from his book "Governing Toronto: Bringing Back the City that Worked". Redway's book points the way to the restoration of the Municipality of Metro Toronto (which consisted of Eto...

Icon of the event Ten Women Who Changed Toronto
Wed Oct 14, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

In celebration of Women's History Month, Pat Staton presents a talk inspired by her recent book, "Toronto Women: A Walk Through History". The book features eight neighbourhood walks, with maps and brief biographies of more th...

Icon of the event Waking the Frog: solutions for our climate change paralysis
Tue Oct 27, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Venture capitalist, entrepreneur, engineer, and philosopher Tom Rand explains why climate disruption might just be our very own pot of hot water in Waking the Frog: solutions for our climate change paralysis....