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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event Artist Visit: Megan Kearney
Tue Sep 26, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Professional artist Megan Kearney will discuss the creative process and share the incredible work she has done in traditional and digital mediums for anthologies, games, animations, and more!...

Icon of the event Project Animal Farm with Sonia Faruqi
Tue Nov 28, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Agincourt

Sonia Faruqi, author of Project Animal Farm, will discuss the unprecedented journey behind her critically acclaimed book, in which she left a successful Wall Street career path to investigate animal farms around the world. He...

Icon of the event To Hell and Back: A Story of Recovery and Redemption
Wed Sep 27, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

As a young man, Joe Calendino fell in love with the perceived glamour of the Hells Angels, traveling the world as a member of the gang. When Calendino was stripped of his membership, his life spiralled; he soon found himself ...

Icon of the event Tea and Books
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: High Park

Enjoy reading? Join library staff and find out about new and interesting favorites.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 29
Icon of the event Corruption. Greed. Secrets. Murder.
Thu Oct 05, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Robert Rotenberg, best-selling author and Canadian criminal lawyer, on his new thriller,...

Icon of the event The Cult of Overwork
Wed Oct 04, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Runnymede

Award-winning journalist Katrina Onstad on the physical, mental and social effects from being overscheduled and overworked, and her new book The Weekend Effect. With Sarah Vermunt, author of Careergasm....

Icon of the event Manga Workshop for Teens
Fri Oct 13, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Join well-know Canadian comic book artist and illustrator, Eric Kim as he guides participants in writing their own manga strips. Learn to explore story plotlines while your create fun and action stories in this free workshop...

Icon of the event An Evening with James Deahl & Friends
Tue Oct 03, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Parliament Street

Join us for a memorable night of prose and poetry as James Deahl and his friends Judith Pendford, Steve McCabe, and Bernadette Gabay Dyer read from their works....

Icon of the event The Mesdames of Mayhem
Thu Nov 16, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Mount Pleasant

The Mesdames of Mayhem are dedicated Crime Writers who share...

Icon of the event Dead. Dead... And Dead.
Tue Oct 24, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Enjoy morbid tales of Canada's history with the dead. Featuring writers Adam Bunch (...