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Icon of the event David Frum: Trumpocracy - SOLD OUT
Mon Jan 22, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

David Frum is a bestselling author, Senior Editor at The Atlantic and the former White House speechwriter famous for coining the term "axis of evil."...

Icon of the event Burn Your Mortgage - Secrets to Paying Down Your Mortgage Sooner
Mon Jan 22, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Sean Cooper made news headlines around the world when he paid off his mortgage at 30 on a house he bought just three years prior. In Burn Your Mortgage, Cooper's extreme achievement is made accessible as the acclaimed persona...

Icon of the event Literary Love: Authors on Writing and Marriage
Mon Jan 22, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Married authors Rebecca Rosenblum and Mark Sampson both released popular and critically acclaimed novels in 2017. The couple will read from their work and discuss their writing along with the joys and challenges of being marr...

Icon of the event The Benjamin Project
Tue Jan 23, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Deer Park

Honouring the Goodness of Pets and Eliminating Animal Cruelty from the World...

Icon of the event Ken Dryden: Game Change
Tue Jan 23, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Hockey hall of famer, Member of Parliament and bestselling author Ken Dryden talks about his latest book, Game Change: The Life and Death of Steve Montador and the Future of Hockey....

Icon of the event Scarborough Historical Society Meeting
Tue Jan 23, 2018 | 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting Bridget Wranich presents:A Taste of History.

Icon of the event A Room of Your Own 19+ presents author Marina Nemat
Thu Jan 25, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Join us as author Marina Nemat discusses her memoir Prisoner of Tehran....

Icon of the event Call Me Pisher: A Madcap Romp Through City Hall
Thu Jan 25, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: City Hall

"My grandfather was a horse thief, my grandmother a bootlegger, my father a bookmaker and my brother a scalper; so there was nothing left for me but politics."...

Icon of the event The Benjamin Project
Fri Jan 26, 2018 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Deer Park

Honouring the Goodness of Pets and Eliminating Animal Cruelty from the World...

Icon of the event Handmade: Food, Memory and Recipes from Sri Lanka
Sat Jan 27, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Malvern

In honor of Tamil Heritage Month, join us for a book discussion on "Handmade: Stories of strength shared through recipes from the women of Sri Lanka."...