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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event Brentwood Polish Book Club
Mon May 28, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Brentwood

Come out and join other Polish book lovers as they discuss the books in Polish language in a fun and friendly atmosphere. ...

Icon of the event Cyberattacks and Digital Privacy
Wed Jun 20, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

With cyber security concerns on the rise, learn how you can protect yourself from a cyberattack. This special information session will include tips from the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner on how you can pr...

Icon of the event The Toronto Book of the Dead
Tue Jul 17, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join author Adam Bunch as he explores Toronto's history through the stories of its most fascinating and shadowy deaths. Take part in a postcard workshop based on his Toronto Dreams Project.

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 May 29
Icon of the event Author Visit: Andrew Larsen
Wed Jul 11, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Highland Creek

What?s your story? Join author Andrew Larsen for a fun workshop where young writers and illustrators can explore their own lives and discover their own stories.

Icon of the event Tea and Books
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us for a stimulating introduction to new and interesting books with light refreshments and conversation, uncover hidden treasures at your local library!


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 29
Tue Jun 26
Tue Jul 31
Tue Aug 28
Icon of the event Anna Esposito Author Visit
Fri Jun 01, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Meet Italo-Canadian author Anna Esposito as she discusses her award-winning poetry book U Rispett, written in the Neopolitan-Italian language. All illustrations in the book are the author?s very own paintings! The collection...

Icon of the event How Buildings Can (Help) Save The World
Tue Sep 11, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Climate change, indoor environment quality and ecosystem depletion are three major issues for the building industry and Chris Magwood has spent his career working toward practical, affordable solutions. Come and learn how the...

Icon of the event How to Get Published
Tue Jun 12, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Beaches

Seeing your book in print is a dream for all emerging writers. But it can be a hard journey with rejection at every turn. ...

Icon of the event Food Sustainability with Author Sonia Faruqi
Tue Jun 12, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Sonia Faruqi left a successful Wall Street career path to investigate animal farms around the world, a journey profiled in her critically acclaimed book ...