Author Talks & Lectures

Wed Mar 27, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Runnymede

With The Gown, Jennifer Robson takes us inside the workrooms where one of the most famous wedding gowns in history was created. The Gown is an enthralling historical novel about one of the most famous wedding dresses of the t...

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...

Wed Apr 03, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Indigenous peoples have shockingly higher rates of addiction, depression, diabetes, and other chronic health conditions than other North Americans. According to the Aboriginal Healing Foundation, these are a result of interge...

Tue Apr 09, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Authors Michael Fraser and Lillian Necakov read from their work.

Thu Apr 25, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Humber Bay

What is it about prisoners such as Paul Bernardo that attracts intelligent and secure women to connect with them? Bette Logan reads from her book, Life Lived Inside Out and discusses the topic of women who write, visit and e...

Mon Apr 29, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Kristen Worley is the first athlete to legally challenge the gender policies of the International Olympic Committee and related international sports bodies, which she successfully argued were designed to discriminate against ...

Wed May 01, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Humber Bay

A two time winner of the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour, Terry Fallis is the award wining author of six national bestsellers. Call 416-394-5300 to register for this program. The Award Winning Book Club will be reading the ...

Mon May 06, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Runnymede

Rediscover Toronto history through walking and exploration ...

Fri May 10, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Humber Bay

Learn about the philosophy and holistic practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). In overview of the principles and methods that practitioners apply in promoting well-being, recognizing the causes behind illness and est...

Wed May 15, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Runnymede

The issue of labour, of how society determines the value of an individual's time, energy and resources, haunts Charles Dickens's Great Expectations like an omnipresent spectre. The novel takes its shape around the rise and fa...