Author Talks & Lectures

Thu Feb 21, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Michael Pawlowski presents Niagara Black Waters Flow Deep, an historical account of Solomon Moseby's flight from slavery in Kentucky in 1837, his experience with freedom in Canada, seizure by American bounty hunters and the r...

Thu Feb 21, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us as we welcome Sociologist and Researcher Dr. Jennifer Mills of The Harriet Tubman Institute at York University as she discusses racism and it's implications in Canada. ...

Thu Feb 28, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: City Hall

Claire Booth is an entrepreneur, speaker and author. In her new book, The Achiever Fever Cure, she shares her journey of self-transformation, and explains how to find joy and peace of mind, without losing your edge. ...

Tue Mar 05, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Toronto true-crime author Nate Hendley will discuss his book "The Big Con". The book examines con artists and scams: Ponzi Schemes, Bernie Madoff, the Nigerian Prince email, the "pig-in-a-poke" and "money machine" frauds and ...

Thu Mar 07, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: City Hall

Rick Steves is one of today's most popular travel writers. Hear him talk about the new edition of his classic work, ...

Thu Mar 21, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Referencing his book, Míle míle i gcéin: The Irish Language in Canada, Daniel Doyle explores the fate of Irish Gaelic immigrants. Bringing together census data and historic accounts, he examines the history of the Irish langu...

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Discussions on local history subjects about your neighbourhood.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 26
Tue May 28
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...

Thu Apr 04, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: City Hall

Johnny Bower came to be known as one of the greatest Toronto Maple Leafs of all time. He was known as a tough, ageless player who wanted nothing more than to be in the crease night after night. He spent eleven seasons with t...

Thu Apr 18, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: City Hall

Shelley Wood is a writer, journalist, and editor. She appears to discuss her debut novel, The Quintland Sisters, which tells the story of the Dionne Quintuplets. Hear Wood talk about the fascinating story of the world's first...