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Author Talks & Lectures

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 25
Icon of the event Author visit - Plum Johnson
Tue Sep 18, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Plum Johnson, author of award winning "They left us everything" will share her experiences behind the writing of this touching memoir. ...

Icon of the event Delving Into Bellevue Square With Michael Redhill
Tue Sep 11, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: Deer Park

The author discusses and reads from his Giller Prize winning novel, Bellevue Square. Mr. Redhill will talk about the compositional challenges of writing the book and read from passages, as well as talk about the novel's recep...

Icon of the event Shakespeare...and Astrology?
Thu Sep 27, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join author Priscilla Costello as we explore Shakespeare's use of astrological symbolism to fashion his timeless characters and creations.

Icon of the event Open Mic Night With Special Guests Su Sokol & Ursula Pflug
Tue Jul 31, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Parliament Street

Join us for a night to remember with literary readings by our special guests, Su Sokol & Ursula Pflug, as well as readings by a variety of talented writers.

Icon of the event Author Visit: Marthe Jocelyn
Thu Jul 05, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Spadina Road

Who knows where one red button might take your imagination? A collage workshop for kids who like paper, scissors, and glue!...

Icon of the event Author Visit: Melanie Florence
Wed Jul 18, 2018 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Participants will talk about what makes a good story opening and work with story prompts to get writing! Famous first lines from popular children's books will help writers brainstorm new ideas.

Icon of the event PROGRAM CHANGED: Visite d'auteure avec Mireille Messier - Tellement Sauvage !
Mon Jul 09, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Bridlewood

This program has been changed : https://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDMEVT339886&R=EVT339886...

Icon of the event Losing Newfoundland in Madeline Ashby's Company Town: Playing a Rigged Game
Thu Jun 21, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Madeline Ashby's CBC Reads finalist, ...

Icon of the event Comic Arts Workshop with Jillian Tamaki
Wed Sep 19, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Fairview

In this introduction to the art of drawing comics, Illustrator and Comic Artist, Jillian Tamaki, will show teens some cartooning basics through cartooning games and a takeaway exercise.