Author Talks & Lectures

Wed Feb 06, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Humans aren't hard-wired to be good investors: we all have instincts and biases that sabotage the way we manage money.

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...

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 most recent book, a dazzling love letter to one of our most beloved institutions, libraries. ...

Mon Dec 03, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

UPDATE Nov 12, 4:30pm: 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 b...

Thu Dec 06, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Victoria Village

Rose McCormick Brandon will discuss the stories of Canada's British Home Children, the topic of her latest book, Promises of Home: Stories of Canada's British Home Children.

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...

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
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 ...

Tue Dec 04, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Four veteran true-crime writers discuss their attraction to the genre, how they broke into the field and the challenges involved in writing about difficult topics. The authors will offer anecdotes about their research and wri...