Author Talks & Lectures

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 ...

Mon Mar 04, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Carl Honoré, award-winning writer, broadcaster and speaker, discusses his latest book, ...

Thu Mar 14, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Michael Kaufman, international expert on gender equality, talks about his latest book ...

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 ...

Thu Mar 28, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Humber Bay

Sean Cooper paid off his mortgage at 30 years of age on a house he had bought just three years prior by making simple yet effective lifestyle changes. Meet Sean Cooper as he shares inspiring anecdotes and valuable tips on bei...

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.

Wed Apr 10, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Award-winning poet, writer and teacher, Adam Sol, shares his whimsical book with readers who are afraid they "don't get" poetry but who believe that, with a welcoming guide, they might conquer their fear and cultivate a new a...