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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event Tea and Books
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 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 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 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....

Icon of the event East York Historical Society
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Discussions on local history subjects about your neighbourhood.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 28
Tue Jan 30
Icon of the event Author Visit: Andrew Larsen
Fri Oct 27, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Riverdale

Meet Andrew Larsen, author of The Man Who Loved Libraries and hear about philanthropist, Andrew Carnegie, who established more than...

Icon of the event Live a Debt-Free Lifestyle - Strategies for the Average Canadian
Thu Nov 23, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Riverdale

If you are living on an average Canadian income, how can you afford to buy a home and start saving for retirement especially in a city that has one of the most expensive real estate in the country?...

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 Burn Your Mortgage - Secrets to Paying Down Your Mortgage Sooner
Wed Nov 01, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Sean Cooper made news headlines around the world when he paid off his mortgage at 30 on a house he bought just three years prior. In Burn Your Mortgage, Cooper's extreme achievement is made accessible as the acclaimed persona...

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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...