Author Talks & Lectures
Come meet fellow book lovers and join author Bette Logan, in her lecture about women who write, visit, and even marry infamous serial killers such as Paul Bernardo and Ted Bundy. What motivates them? What do they get out of i...
Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting Bev Dietrich presents: The History of the Toilet, starting with sanitation in Roman times.
Winner of the 2015 RBC Taylor Prize, Plum Johnson will read from her book, They Left Us Everything, an elegantly written memoir about closing down the family home and all she learnt about family, loss and acceptance during th...
Taqralik will perform spoken word poetry and share a short film featuring one of her stories. The audience will be invited to participate in an interactive poetry activity. For group bookings please contact the branch....
Join University of Toronto professor Julia Zarankin as she discusses adultery, passion and poisonous marriages, Russian-style: Tolstoy's Anna Karenina, Kreutzer Sonata, Dostoyevsky's The Brothers Karamazov Chekhov's Three Sis...
The dying emperor Hadrian, in the form of a letter to his cousin and eventual successor Marcus Aurelius, meditates on military triumphs, love of poetry, philosophy and his passion for his lover Antonius.