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The Bram & Bluma Appel Salon is a literary and cultural programming space on the second floor of the Toronto Reference Library.

Upcoming Events

Free tickets are required for all events. Learn more about event tickets

Zadie Smith - SOLD OUT (Atrium Seating Now Available)

Tue, Dec 06 | 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

The best-selling author of White Teeth and On Beauty talks about her new novel, Swing ...

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Event tickets

NEW for 2017: Free tickets are released three weeks before each event and are available to book starting at 9 a.m.

As most events are free, it is our policy to overbook. In case of a full program, your reservation may not guarantee admission. Unclaimed reservations will be released to standby customers ten minutes before the start of the program. We recommend that you arrive early.

There is a limit of two tickets per valid email address.

Past events

Watch videos of past events on our YouTube channel.

Jonathan Safran Foer

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The Appel Salon is a versatile, centrally-located venue for meetings, weddings, and special and corporate events.