Toronto Public Library Homepage

Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event Dianne Warren
Wed Oct 07, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Northern District

Liberty Street: From the Governor General?s Award-winning author of Cool Water, a poignant and often witty new novel about rash acts and altered lives.

Icon of the event Plum Johnston
Thu Oct 15, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Northern District

They Left Us Everything: A Memoir: A disciplined British father, an exuberant Southern mother, five kids, fifty years? worth of stuff and the 23-room house on Lake Ontario that held them all.

Icon of the event Mystery Author Talk: Angela Misri
Thu Oct 01, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wychwood

Toronto's own Angela Misri writes mystery fiction including a series of Sherlockian pastiche called the Portia Adams Adventures. Her wonderful new detective inherits 221 Baker Street in 1930 and travels to London to solve the...

Icon of the event Dr. Paul Garfinkel - A Life in Psychiatry: Looking Out, Looking In
Mon Oct 05, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Runnymede

Dr. Paul Garfinkel, a professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto, and staff psychiatrist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), will talk about his book ?A Life in Psychiatry: Looki...

Icon of the event Toronto's Ravines and Urban Forests
Wed Sep 23, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Riverdale

Jason Ramsay-Brown has explored and photographed Toronto's ravines for more than half his life. Join the author of Toronto's Ravines and Urban Forests for a visual presentation that will reveal some of the city's hidden ecolo...

Icon of the event An evening with Crime Writers of Canada
Tue Sep 29, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Runnymede

Do love a good crime novel?...

Icon of the event Beth Powning
Tue Oct 27, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Runnymede

A Measure of Light: With Beth Powning?s trademark elegance and insight into the hearts and minds of unforgettable women, A Measure of Light brings to life an extraordinary historical figure. Mary Dyer is a seventeenth-century...

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

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...