Author Talks & Lectures

Thu Jun 20, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Presented in partnership with the Office of Continuing Studies, OCAD University, this lecture introduces attendees to the current relationship between art and architecture, in the creation of public spaces. ...

Mon Jun 24, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Canada's health-care system is in poor health. How might we fix it? Why would we want to? What's stopping us from doing so? These three questions lie at the heart of this in-depth exploration of one of the biggest political a...

Sat Jul 27, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Join local author Luciana Longo for an entertaining afternoon of storytelling and tiramisu making as she shares her journey of writing her memoir/cookbook ...

Thu Jul 04, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Canada Day may be over, but it's not too late to celebrate! Join Douglas Gibson, editor, publisher, author and performer, as he presents the Toronto premiere of ...

Sat Aug 31, 2019 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Jane/Sheppard

The University Bound with WADOKA Academy (UBWW) program caters to students ranging from JK to Grade 8 and runs every Saturday at York University. In addition to practicing martial arts, the Read to Succeed portion of this pr...

Wed May 22, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

At 15, Samra Zafar had big dreams for herself. She was going to go to university, and forge her own path. Then with almost no warning, those dreams were pulled away from her when she was suddenly married to a stranger at 17 a...

Thu Aug 15, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Cliffcrest

Author Malcolm Bernstein shares touching stories from his family's life with his dog Ben and answers questions about animal care and the responsibilities that come with pet ownership. Children will be invited to draw and talk...

Wed Jun 19, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Throughout history, women artists have been neglected, forgotten or occasionally allowed into the shadow of their men. Learn about women's contributions to art, with special attention to the women featured in recent AGO exhib...

Sat Jun 01, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Join local author Luciana Longo for an entertaining afternoon of storytelling and tiramisu making as she shares her journey of writing her memoir/cookbook ...

Thu Aug 22, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Cliffcrest

Award-winning crime fiction authors Melodie Campbell, Alison Bruce and Joan O'Callaghan will discuss the world of writing, where authors get their ideas, how to get published - and much more. Space is limited. Registration...