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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event How We Changed Toronto:  John Sewell
Wed Oct 14, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

This is the inside story of activist idealists who set out to change the world -- and did, right in their own backyard. By the mid-1960s Toronto was well on its way to becoming Canada's largest and most powerful city. Expres...

Icon of the event Meet Graphic Novelist Craig Thompson and the Space Dumplins
Wed Oct 28, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meet Craig Thompson (Blankets, Habibi), author of the new all ages graphic novel "Space Dumplins" (Scholastic Canada, 2015). Craig will also be signing and sketching for fans. Suggested reading age 8-12, fans of all ages are ...

Icon of the event Sidewalk Flowers
Mon Nov 09, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
North York Central Library

Award-winning author JonArno Lawson and illustrator Sydney Smith will be here to discuss their book Sidewalk Flowers - a wordless picture book about a girl who collects and gives out wildflowers as she walks around the city w...

Icon of the event Junior Sleuth Academy with Evan Munday
Sun Oct 18, 2015 | 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Artist-author Evan Munday, creator of the much acclaimed series The Dead Kid Detective Agency, conducts a mystery-writing workshop for writers aged 8-12 interested in investigating the paranormal!...