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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event A Calendar of Northern Fables with John T. Syrtash
Wed Nov 01, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us at Barbara Frum Library where John T. Syrtash will be speaking about his debut novel, A Calendar of Northern Fables. November 1, 2017, 7-8 p.m., Room B. Call 416-395-5440 for more information. Drop in. No registration...

Icon of the event Life in the Warsaw Ghetto with author Lillian Boraks-Nemetz
Mon Oct 23, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us at Barbara Frum Library where award-winning author Lillian Boraks-Nemetz will be speaking about her new novel, Mouth of Truth, followed by a discussion and Q&A with the audience....

Icon of the event Becoming Hitler: The Making of a Nazi
Mon Nov 06, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Historian Thomas Weber discusses his latest book, Becoming Hitler: The Making of a Nazi, which explores how Hitler transformed himself from a feckless and socially awkward young man from a provincial backwater to the Nazi par...

Icon of the event Strangers with the Same Dream
Thu Nov 30, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Man Booker Prize nominated author Alison Pick on Israel and Palestine, a utopian dream and her new novel,...

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 Nov 28
Tue Jan 30
Icon of the event The Nitty Gritty of Comics with Megan Kearney
Thu Nov 30, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Join us for a special visit with Megan Kearney as part of our Focus on Youth series! Meet award-winning cartoonist and writer Megan Kearney (Secret Loves of Geek Girls, Disney Princess) and dive into the nitty-gritty of comic...

Icon of the event Burn Your Mortgage - Secrets to Paying Down Your Mortgage Sooner
Wed Nov 01, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

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 Touching Strangers: Being afraid in a hazardous world with author Stacey Madden
Wed Dec 13, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us at Barbara Frum Library to hear Stacey Madden read from his latest novel, Touching Strangers....

Icon of the event Live a Debt-Free Lifestyle - Strategies for the Average Canadian
Thu Nov 23, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Riverdale

If you are living on an average Canadian income, how can you afford to buy a home and start saving for retirement especially in a city that has one of the most expensive real estate in the country?...

Icon of the event Author Visit: Andrew Larsen
Fri Oct 27, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Riverdale

Meet Andrew Larsen, author of The Man Who Loved Libraries and hear about philanthropist, Andrew Carnegie, who established more than...