Author Talks & Lectures

Wed Feb 20, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Toronto filmmaker, Christene Browne, reads from her second novel, ...

Thu Feb 21, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Acclaimed Iranian-Canadian poet Nilofar Shidmehr presents her debut story collection, Divided Loyalties, which explores the lives of women in post-revolutionary Iran and the contemporary diaspora in Canada.

Wed Feb 27, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

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

Tue Mar 19, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

A Novel of the Royal Wedding...

Tue Mar 26, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

The robots are coming (or so we are told). Will they come to help or hinder our ways of life? Join Terri Favro, the author of ...

Tue Apr 02, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

David Bezmozgis is an award-winning writer and filmmaker, living in Toronto. Hear him discuss his new short story collection, Immigrant City, which follows immigrant characters in new spaces, and outlines all their contradict...

Tue Apr 09, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Astronaut Dave Williams speaks on stage about his book, Defying Limits, and the challenges, surprises and unforgettable moments from his career as one of Canada's most accomplished astronauts. ...

Tue May 07, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

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 ...

Mon May 27, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

In 1971, the bestselling memoir The Happy Hooker by Xaveria Holland proposed that sex work was a job, not a crime or vice. By refusing to tell the standard story of the prostitute as victim or criminal, Hollander challenged...