Author Talks & Lectures

Mon Nov 12, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Lindsay Wong is a 2018 finalist for the prestigious Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction, for her new book "The Woo Woo: How I Survived Ice Hockey, Drug Raids, Demons, and My Crazy Chinese Family." ...

Tue Nov 13, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Writers of all levels are invited to learn the dos and don'ts of navigating the public funding landscape with representatives from the Toronto Arts Council, Ontario Arts Council, and Canada Council for the Arts. Presented by ...

Wed Nov 14, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

UPDATE Oct 24, 12:30pm: this event is now sold out. There is no waitlist for tickets, but we might be able to let in a few extra people on the day of the event. The rush line for popular events usually starts to form an hour ...

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. ...

Mon Nov 19, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED...

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A three-part lecture series by lawyer, activist and former Chatelaine legal columnist, Linda Silver Dranoff.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 20
Tue Nov 20, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Susan Orlean, the bestselling author of The Orchid Thief, and staff writer for The New Yorker discusses her new novel, a dazzling love letter to one of our most beloved institutions, libraries. ...

Thu Nov 22, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Aminder Dhaliwal discusses the new print edition of her wildly popular Instagram comic, Woman World, about a world with no men. Readers everywhere will now understand what her 150K followers already know: Dhaliwal's voice add...

Thu Nov 22, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Writer, actor, director and comedian, Jay Baruchel, is also part owner and chief creative officer of Chapterhouse Comics. He is best known for his roles in Knocked Up, Tropic Thunder, This Is the End, Almost Famous, Million D...

Tue Nov 27, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

In conversation with Scaachi Koul and Anne T. Donahue will feature readings from their recent books, followed by a Q&A.