Author Talks & Lectures

Thu Mar 21, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Hear Cory Doctorow discuss his timely novel on the social, technological, and economic visions of today and what America could be in the near, near future.

Fri Mar 22, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Helen Oyeyemi is the author of the story collection What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours, along with five novels, most recently Boy, Snow, Bird, which was a finalist for the 2014 Los Angeles Times Book Prize. She was the recipient ...

Fri Mar 22, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

For more than a century, journalists, pulp fiction authors, and serious historians have produced largely fictitious accounts of the life of Cherokee statesman Ned Christie.

Thu Mar 28, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

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...

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 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join Amanda Laird, author of ...

Tue Apr 02, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Albert Woodfox served more than four decades in solitary confinement―in a 6-foot by 9-foot cell, 23 hours a day, in notorious Angola prison in Louisiana―all for a crime he did not commit. ...

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...

Thu Apr 04, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference 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.