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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event Imagining Disaster: Life Aboard the Raft with Professor Duffy
Thu Nov 02, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Location: Deer Park

Imagining Disaster: Life Aboard the Raft....

Icon of the event Author Terry Fallis
Thu Nov 02, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Victoria Village

Terry is a two-time winner of the Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour, winning in 2008 for his debut novel 'The Best Laid Plans' and in 2015 for 'No Relation.' His latest novel, 'One Brother Shy,' tells a story about a ...

Icon of the event 50th Anniversary Branch Celebration with author Scott Kennedy
Tue Oct 24, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Victoria Village

Join us for our 50th anniversary branch celebration with author Scott Kennedy who will tell us about the history of the Victoria Village area. Tea and cake will be served at 6 pm.

Icon of the event Holocaust Education Week - Vera Schiff
Thu Nov 09, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

Vera Schiff was born in Prague, Czechoslovakia in 1926. In 1942, the entire Katz family was deported to Theresienstadt, where all but Vera perished. She was liberated by the Soviet Army in May 1945. Vera is the author of the...

Icon of the event   The Promise of Canada with Charlotte Gray
Tue Nov 21, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

Canadian Portraits with Charlotte Gray...

Icon of the event Project Animal Farm with Sonia Faruqi
Tue Nov 28, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Agincourt

Sonia Faruqi, author of Project Animal Farm, will discuss the unprecedented journey behind her critically acclaimed book, in which she left a successful Wall Street career path to investigate animal farms around the world. He...