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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event Star Talks: Ross King
Mon Sep 26, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Bestselling author of books on Italian, French and Canadian art and history, including Leonardo and the Last Supper on his latest, Mad Enchantment: Claude Monet and the Painting of Water Lilies....

Icon of the event Uncovering the Mystical World of Dreams
Mon Sep 26, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Dreams are sacred scripts directing us towards greater clarity, purpose and self-awareness. Until a few centuries ago, dreams were highly regarded, but, as shifts occurred towards rational thought and technology the wisdom of...

Icon of the event Kate Taylor
Tue Sep 27, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Award winning author Kate Taylor on her third novel, Serial Monogamy, a story that looks at the deeper side of relationships and life using present day Toronto and Victorian England as her backdrop. Q&A and book signing to fo...

Icon of the event Are we running out? by Ingrid Bryan
Tue Sep 27, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Runnymede

Is the world running out of resources? Ingrid Bryan addresses a central question for a world dependent on natural resources: Will we be able to feed a population of 9.7 billion by the year 2050? Will we have enough water, met...

Icon of the event East York Historical Society
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Discussions on local history subjects about your neighbourhood.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 27
Tue Nov 29
Icon of the event The Right to Die
Tue Sep 27, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Riverdale

Author Gary Bauslaugh's book The Right to Die explores how the fight for assisted suicide was won in Canada by exploring the stories of the courageous Canadians who fought for the right to a dignified death. No registration r...

Icon of the event Scarborough Historical Society meeting
Tue Sep 27, 2016 | 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting Bev Dietrich presents: Sitting Pretty: The History of the Toilet.

Icon of the event The eh List:  Emma Donoghue (SOLD OUT) - Rush Seats Only
Tue Sep 27, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The Canadian superstar author of Room and Frog Music on her new novel, The Wonder With CTV's Marci Ien. Q&A and book signing to follow....

Icon of the event The Right to Die with Author Gary Bauslaugh
Wed Sep 28, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Fort York

Come hear Gary Bauslaugh talk about his book "The Right To Die". You will hear stories of the many Canadians who have fought the courgeous battle that gives the right to a dignified death....

Icon of the event Ann Tudor: Fast and Fearless Cooking for the Genius
Thu Sep 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Runnymede

Come listen to Ann Tudor reading funny, poignant and revealing stories from her more-than-a-cookbook "Fast and Fearless Cooking for the Genius." After reading Ann will cheerfully answer questions about cooking and writing.