Author Talks & Lectures

Mon Apr 29, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: St. Lawrence

Crime Fiction Series and Why They Work So Well.

Mon Jun 03, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Deer Park

Join our discussion with Arif Anwar, author of The Storm. Arif was born in Chittagong, Bangladesh, just miles from the Bay of Bengal. He previously worked for BRAC, one of the world's largest non-governmental organizations, o...

Mon May 13, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Deer Park

This talk concerns the interplay between actual historical figures and the tale the novel tells. The illustrated talk fits this novel based on Toronto's history, within Toronto's history itself. "It took so great a labour," ...

Wed Apr 24, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

Best-selling author, Joanna Goodman, reads from her new novel, ...

Wed Jun 12, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Location: Deer Park

Robert Lewis, former Editor-in-Chief of ...

Thu Jul 11, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Cliffcrest

Join us for a fun and informal discussion presented by the Crime Writers of Canada. Topics include the state of crime fiction today and mysteries written with a focus on Toronto. Space is limited. Please visit the branch o...

Mon May 06, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: St. Lawrence

Labour and work occupy a fascinating but hidden position in the makeup of Pride and Prejudice. This lecture considers the paternalistic role of the country estate holder and looks at changes to the British working world broug...

Sat Apr 27, 2019 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: St. Lawrence

Make the big banks work for you, not against you! ...

Thu Aug 15, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Cliffcrest

Author Malcolm Bernstein shares touching stories from his family's life with his dog Ben and answers questions about animal care and the responsibilities that come with pet ownership. Children will be invited to draw and talk...

Thu Jun 27, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Zalika Reid-Benta appears in conversation to discuss her debut book Frying Plantain. In this stunning short story collection, Zalika Reid-Benta artfully depicts the tensions between mothers and daughters, second-generation Ca...