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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event The Benjamin Project
Tue Jan 23, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Deer Park

Honouring the Goodness of Pets and Eliminating Animal Cruelty from the World...

Icon of the event The Benjamin Project
Fri Jan 26, 2018 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Deer Park

Honouring the Goodness of Pets and Eliminating Animal Cruelty from the World...

Icon of the event Traditional Storytelling with Melanie Florence
Sat Jan 20, 2018 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Celebrate Family Literacy Month at Parkdale! Explore traditional storytelling and folktales with author Melanie Florence, and enjoy a reading from her latest picture book, Stolen Words....

Icon of the event Dr. Oronhyatekha's Toronto Legacy
Mon Jan 29, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

Michelle A Hamilton...

Icon of the event A Place Near the Front with author William G. Herbert
Sat Feb 24, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Join us at Parkdale Branch to hear William G. Herbert read from his latest novel A Place Near the Front....

Icon of the event From Gold Mountain to Model Minority, how far have we come?
Wed May 16, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Location: Deer Park

This talk navigates through the subjects discussed in Far and Near: the Distance(s) between Us, a recent group exhibition about Chineseness, Canadianness and Community at the University of Toronto Art Museum, which offered in...

Icon of the event The Fruitful City - The Enduring Power of the Urban Food Forest
Tue May 15, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Yorkville

When was the last time you considered eating fruit from a city tree? In Toronto alone, volunteers with Not Far From the Tree have picked almost 150,000 pounds of fruit since 2008. In The Fruitful City, Toronto author Helena M...

Icon of the event Victory Lap Retirement
Wed Mar 28, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

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 ...

Icon of the event Straight Talk on Your Money
Wed Mar 07, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

In his new book, Straight Talk on Your Money, Doug Hoyes, CA, CPA, skewers 22 of the financial myths that, when followed, lead to financial disaster. Most financial mistakes people make are the result of blindly following con...

Icon of the event Straight Talk on Your Money
Tue Feb 06, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Port Union

In his new book, Straight Talk on Your Money, Doug Hoyes, CA, CPA, skewers 22 of the financial myths that, when followed, lead to financial disaster. Most financial mistakes people make are the result of blindly following con...