Toronto Public Library Homepage

Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event Renate Krakauer:
Tue May 03, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Renate Krakauer's new book "Only By Blood"is a novel of the search for roots, mother-daughter love, and family reconciliation. It depicts the fraught relationship of Poles and Jews during and after the 2nd WW and how some or...

Icon of the event The Index Card: Helaine Olen in Conversation with Ellen Roseman
Wed Apr 06, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The Toronto Star's Ellen Roseman talks with Helaine Olen, award-winning financial journalist and author of the best-selling "Pound Foolish," about her new book "The Index Card: Why Personal Finance Doesn't Have to be Complica...

Icon of the event New Faces of Fiction: Gary Barwin and Lynne Kutsukake
Thu Apr 14, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Barbara Frum

The eh List Author Series presents Gary Barwin and Lynne Kutsukake as the New Faces of Fiction. Debut novels by these rising literary stars dazzle readers with tales of poignant sparks of resilience, compelling examination o...

Icon of the event Spotlight on Israeli Culture
Mon Apr 04, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

In Conversation with......

Icon of the event Rupi Kaur
Thu Apr 28, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Meet the Canadian writers everyone's reading! In celebration of National Poetry Month, The eh List Author Series presents feminist, multi-faceted artist, and poet, Rupi Kaur, discussing Milk and Honey- a collection of poetry ...

Icon of the event Precarious work: Why it is bad for our health and what can be done
Wed Apr 20, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Andrew Pinto is a family physician, public health specialist and scientist at St. Michael's Hospital. His research is focused on evaluating interventions that can address the social factors that impact our health....

Icon of the event Micah White
Thu Mar 17, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Named by Esquire as one of the most influential young thinkers alive today, the American activist and co-creator of Occupy Wall Street on The End of Protest: A New Playbook for Revolution. With NOW magazine's Susan G. Cole....

Icon of the event PEN Canada presents Embattled Truths: Reporting on Gaza - ATRIUM
Wed Feb 24, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Searching for truth within the fog of war is particularly consequential in dispatches from Israel's occupied territories. Depending on where we get our news, Gaza is either a terrorist haven and a legitimate military target,...

Icon of the event CANCELLED : Cyber-Proletariat: Revealing the Dark Side
Fri Mar 04, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED....

Icon of the event Bill C-51: What does it mean for you and Canada?
Fri Feb 19, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Veteran investigative reporter, Andrew Mitrovica, discusses Canada's controversial so-called "anti-terror" legislation, Bill C-51....