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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event Scarborough Historical Society Meeting
Tue Jan 23, 2018 | 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting Bridget Wranich presents:A Taste of History.

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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 Scarborough Historical Society Meeting
Tue Nov 28, 2017 | 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting Rick Schofield presents: Preserving Our Build Heritage: Designation, Listing or Demolition.

Icon of the event Killer Canadians
Thu Nov 16, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

From the west coast, authors Roz Nay and Robyn Harding on their new, white knuckle thrillers,...

Icon of the event Enduring Wilderness: Toronto's Natural Parklands
Wed Nov 15, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: High Park

Toronto's extensive network of sunken rivers, forested vales, and expansive shoreline has been too often overlooked, neglected, or forgotten. However, the last 25 years has seen these distinctive landscapes rediscovered and e...

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Thu Nov 09, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

The Osborne Collection's 30th Helen E. Stubbs Memorial Lecture presents Deborah Ellis, author of the international bestseller The Breadwinner and other books about children from around the world living in difficult circumstan...

Icon of the event Cathy Thorne (Everyday People cartoons) book launch: Unenlightenment
Sat Nov 04, 2017 | 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Come celebrate the launch of Cathy Thorne's new book: Unenlightenment:A Guide to Higher Consciousness for Everyday People, and hear her talk about her cartoons, her life as a freelance cartoonist, and her never-ending quest f...

Icon of the event Danielle Younge-Ullman: Author Visit
Fri Oct 27, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Join us for a visit with writer Danielle Younge-Ullman, author of "Everything Beautiful is Not Ruined"...

Icon of the event Life, Triumph and Poland
Thu Oct 26, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: High Park

Writers from the diaspora, Pamela Mulloy, Ania Szado, Andrew Borkowski, Aga Maksimowska and Jowita Bydlowska share on their cultural contribution to Canadian literature,...

Icon of the event An Evening With Joe Mahoney
Thu Oct 26, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

The Friends of the Merril Collection of Science Fiction, Speculation & Fantasy, along with Bakka Phoenix Books, proudly present an evening with author Joe Mahoney, who will discuss his debut novel, A Time And A Place....