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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event Meet author Rosemary Aubert
Thu Mar 03, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Victoria Village

Rosemary Aubert is a Canadian-American author, poet, and critic, most known for her Ellis Portal series of crime novels. She won the Arthur Ellis Award for best crime novel in 1999 for her book The Feast of Stephen.

Icon of the event Pamela Mordecai
Thu Feb 18, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Victoria Village

Short-listed for the 2015 Roger Writers' Trust Fiction Prize, author Pamela Mordecai talks about her new novel, Red Jacket. A rich and compelling tale surrounding the mysterious life of Grace Carpenter....

Icon of the event Tea and Murder
Thu Mar 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Victoria Village

Toronto Public Library's Senior Services Specialist Miriam Scribner presents a list of her favourite mysteries.

Icon of the event The Germ Files
Thu Mar 03, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Agincourt

Microbiologist Jason Tetro will share amazing facts about germs. Some items are purely fun, some are there to boggle the mind, some might just save your life. All are designed to improve our relations with germs for the benef...

Icon of the event Dora Avramis, author of The Buses And Other Short Stories
Thu May 05, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Victoria Village

Dora Drivas-Avramis' writing touches one's emotional core, allowing us to intimately understand eternal gratitude and deep bonds, misplaced trust and passionate secrets. Travel back into another time and another place, and ab...

Icon of the event Rap N' Roll
Mon Feb 22, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Agincourt

Is rap music the new rock n' roll? Why does this music form appeal to a virtual UN of multi-culti audiences across age, race, class, gender and religious designations? Author Dalton Higgins' new book Rap N' Roll looks at th...