Author Talks & Lectures

Thu Feb 21, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

"Gulliver's Travels meets The Underground Railroad: a road trip through the countryside - and the psyche - by the author of Fifteen Dogs."...

Thu May 16, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Adult & children’s author Cary Fagan discusses the writer’s life and craft. Cary’s 6 novels and 3 story collections include ...

Thu Jan 31, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Toronto-based author and personal finance speaker Gordon Stein shares easy financial "recipes" from his ...

Tue Feb 12, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Authors Jim Smith and Marc di Saverio read from their work. Hosted by Lillian Necakov.

Mon Jan 28, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

To kick off our On Civil Society 2019 season, we're bringing world-renowned journalist Maria Ressa to the Toronto Reference Library for a special discussion with CBC's Adrienne Arsenault on the state of press freedom around t...

Thu Mar 14, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

In such books as Margaret Atwood's ...

Wed May 22, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Giller Prize-shortlisted author Anakana Schofield discusses ...

Mon Mar 04, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Hanif Abdurraqib is a poet, essayist, and cultural critic from Columbus, Ohio, and one of the most talked about writers of his generation. He is the author of the critically acclaimed ...

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

Samra Zafar arrived in Canada as a teenage bride in an arranged marriage, and faced over a decade of oppression and opposition. Refusing to give up, she took the courageous step to leave her marriage and build a new life for ...