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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event The Nitty Gritty of Comics with Megan Kearney
Thu Nov 30, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Join us for a special visit with Megan Kearney as part of our Focus on Youth series! Meet award-winning cartoonist and writer Megan Kearney (Secret Loves of Geek Girls, Disney Princess) and dive into the nitty-gritty of comic...

Icon of the event A Perfect Arrangement
Tue Nov 07, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Canadian Karina Kaushal travelled to India with the intention of making an arranged marriage. This led to deep introspection and self -realizations about her own identity and her ideal life partner. It also inspired her to ...

Icon of the event Boneshaker Reading Series
Tue Oct 17, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: St. Clair/Silverthorn

Christopher Doda and Elana Wolff read from their work. This is a PEN empty chair event in support of journalist and human rights defender Azimjon Askarov.

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Mon Oct 16, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Alderwood

In Celebration of Canada's 150 we are pleased to have local author Ann Birch share true stories of adventure and intrigue from Ontario's early beginnings. Please register for this program by calling 416-394-5310.

Icon of the event How Hoarding Inspired My Murder Mystery Novel
Fri Oct 13, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Author Susan Calder is a Calgary writer who has published two murder mystery novels. In "Ten Days in Summer," an insurance adjuster sleuth Paula Savard investigates a suspicious building fire that caused the death of a hoarde...

Icon of the event How we changed Toronto in the 1970s, and how Toronto has changed since
Wed Oct 11, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Toronto City Council had a reform agenda in the 1970s - it stressed social democracy and social equity, and it established a world-wide reputation for Toronto as a progressive city. The scope of those changes was enormous, bu...

Icon of the event An Evening with Toronto Book Award Finalists
Tue Oct 03, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Finalists for the 2017 Toronto Book Awards on their nominated works. Moderated by journalist and pop culture expert, Dalton Higgins....

Icon of the event Barbara Reid at S. Walter Stewart!
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: S. Walter Stewart

On Saturday, September 30, we welcome acclaimed children's author/illustrator Barbara Reid to the S. Walter Stewart Branch! Starting at 10:30am, join us for crafts and fun, followed by a presentation by the author. Book sale ...

Icon of the event Finding Your Fit! Make Fitness a Lifelong Habit
Wed Sep 27, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Author, fitness trainer, Globe and Mail fitness columnist, Kathleen Trotter talks about her latest book, Finding Your Fit: A Compassionate Trainer's Guide to Making Fitness a Lifelong Habit. Register in person or by phone, 41...

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 Sep 26
Tue Nov 28