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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event How to get published workshop
Tue Nov 24, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Come find out what it takes to get published! Writer, M.H. Callway, will share her knowledge and experience in her inspiring journey to traditional publication. Her thriller, Windigo Fire (Seraphim Editions), received great r...

Icon of the event Rosemary Aubert- Author Visit
Tue Jan 26, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Taylor Memorial

Rosemary Aubert, author of the Ellis Portal series of mystery novels that are set in Toronto, will talk about the issues they deal with and what it takes to be a mystery novelist.

Icon of the event Writing Workshop for Teens
Mon Dec 21, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Karen Krossing writes novels and short stories for kids and teens, including Punch Like a Girl, Bog, Cut the Lights, The Yo-Yo Prophet, Pure, Take the Stairs, The Castle Key, "Profanity," and "Dragon's Breath."...

Icon of the event Boost Your Willpower, Change Your Life
Wed Dec 02, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Do you know the boundaries of your comfort zone and why they exist? Do you want to break through these boundaries? Curious about how the latest neuroscience and behavioural science research can explain why we do what we do, a...

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

Dalton Higgins is an international Performing Arts & Music Concert presenter, National Magazine Award-winning journalist, author, boutique PR consultant, blogger and TV/radio broadcaster....

Icon of the event Freedom to Read Week: Banned Books
Tue Jan 19, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Join us for our monthly Tea and Books session, where the topic will be a lively discussion on Banned Books in honour of Freedom to Read Week. Each year, the American Library Association's Office for Intellectual Freedom compi...

Icon of the event Using Handwriting Analysis to Understand Personality
Thu Mar 17, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Think handwriting is obsolete? According to Clinical Social Worker Annette Poizner, your handwriting is richly expressive of who you are. In this fascinating presentation, you will analyze celebrity signatures and find out fo...