Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event Storytime Play: The Pirate and the Penguin
Sat Dec 08, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Visit us on Saturday December 8th for a special storytime featuring local author Patricia Storms. A performance of Patricia's book ...

Icon of the event Equality of Power: Solutions to the Unfair Treatment of Women
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
Icon of the event Shaughnessy Bishop-Stall: How Not to Cure a Hangover
Tue Dec 11, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Journalist Shaughnessy Bishop-Stall rose to fame after he spent a year undercover, living with the homeless in Toronto's infamous Tent City, and recounted the experience in his first book, Down to This. He now returns to disc...

Icon of the event Hockey Fight in Canada with Author David Shoalts
Thu Oct 25, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Veteran sportswriter, David Shoalts covers the story of how CBC lost ...

Icon of the event Mary Shelley's Masterpiece and Victor Frankenstein's Apprenticeship
Tue Oct 30, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Kenneth Oppel, author of the series of novels ...

Icon of the event Intro to Cryptocurrency - NEW LOCATION
Mon Nov 19, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN MOVED TO THE HINTON LEARNING THEATRE...

Icon of the event LANDED: The WWII Journal and Family History of William Douglas Land
Tue Nov 06, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join author Janet Land for a discussion of her book LANDED: The WWII Journal and Family History of William Douglas Land. Based on the wartime memoirs of her father, the book includes a first-hand account of a British Army off...

Icon of the event CANCELLED - Fiona Sampson: In Search of Mary Shelley
Thu Oct 25, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Due to circumstances beyond our control, the event with Fiona Sampson on October 25, 2018 is CANCELLED. The Toronto Public Library apologizes for the inconvenience.

Icon of the event Jay Ingram: The Science of Why
Wed Nov 07, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

One of Canada's most popular science authors, Jay Ingram presents the third installment of his best-selling series, The Science of Why, which explores questions that we often think about but rarely resolve, like why do we cri...

Icon of the event Jeremy Dutcher: Honouring Ancestral Voices
Wed Dec 05, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Canadian sensation Jeremy Dutcher, a classically trained Indigenous singer/songwriter and musicologist, who won the 2018 Polaris Music Prize, Canada's most prestigious music award, for his album Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa. He...