Author Talks & Lectures

Wed Feb 20, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Main Street

Toronto-based author and personal finance speaker,...

Thu Nov 15, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Joey Jacobson, a young Jewish man from Westmount on the Island of Montreal, trained as a navigator and bomb-aimer in Western Canada. On arriving in England he was assigned to No. 106 Squadron, a British unit tasked with the b...

Thu Nov 29, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Bridlewood

Join author Elizabeth MacLeod and find out about her books "Meet Viola Desmond" and "Meet Chris Hadfield". You’ll learn about Black rights activist Viola Desmond, who’s on our $10 bills, and Canada’ most famous astronaut, Chr...

Thu Nov 15, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

This year marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Karl Marx. ...

Thu Jan 17, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Cliffcrest

The rules of retirement have changed - people are living longer and have to finance as many years in retirement as they had in their entire working career. So what will thirty or forty years, or more, in retirement look like ...

Wed Feb 27, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Toronto-based author and personal finance speaker,...

Thu Nov 15, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Award-winning author and illustrator Jan Thornhill will speak at the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books' 31st Helen E. Stubbs Lecture about the methods she has used in her nature-based children's books to encourage ...

Thu Dec 13, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Rebecca Higgins is a writer and mental health educator in Toronto. She will be reading from The Colours of Birds, her debut collection of short stories, published by Tightrope Books.

Tue Mar 05, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Toronto-based author and personal finance speaker,...

Thu Dec 06, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Victoria Village

Rose McCormick Brandon will discuss the stories of Canada's British Home Children, the topic of her latest book, Promises of Home: Stories of Canada's British Home Children.