Author Talks & Lectures
Calling all book lovers! Join us for an entertaining afternoon to discuss old favourites, recent publications, upcoming titles, favourite authors, and recommend some good reads. Light refreshments provided. For more informati...
Tue Sep 17
Lillian H. Smith
Between 5,000 and 15,000 gay men--identified by the pink triangle--were sent to the concentration camps of Nazi Germany, many to die there. After the war, this bitter history was for decades ignored. Author Ken Setterington t...
Wayson Choy, Member of the Order of Canada, Riverdale resident, will talk to us about "A Writer's Life -- about writing The Jade Peony to almost dying, but Not Yet".
Lillian H. Smith
Lois Lowry is the author of many distinguished books for young readers, including the Anastasia, Sam, Gooney Bird and Giver series. She was awarded the Newbery Medal for Number the Stars (1990) and for The Giver (1994), and i...
S. Walter Stewart
Join author and editor Sharon A. Crawford in her new program on Memoir Writing. The Canadian Authors Association, Toronto branch, Writer-in-Residence will help you use emotion and senses to bring your story to life. Please ca...
Join us for an entertaining afternoon to discuss old favourites, recent publications, upcoming titles, your favourite authors, and recommend some good titles which you have already read. Light refreshments provided.
Mon Jul 29
Mon Aug 26
Meet First Nations Author and Poet Giles Benaway (Anishinaabe/Metis/Tsagli) as he explores the haunting themes of inter-generational trauma, cyclical abuse and inherited grief in his new book "Ceremonies for the Dead."