Author Talks & Lectures

Sat Jun 15, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

As we approach World Refugee Day, come join local author Maryam Rafiee to hear her story of survival and displacement as she presents her book ...

Fri Jun 14, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Humber Bay

in July 1917, renowned Canadian painter Tom Thomson mysteriously disappeared while canoeing in Algonquin Park. Speculators have offered wild theories of his fate. Cultural historian Gregory Klages offers an authoritative re...

Thu Jul 04, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Canada Day may be over, but it's not too late to celebrate! Join Douglas Gibson, editor, publisher, author and performer, as he presents the Toronto premiere of ...

Thu Jun 20, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Presented in partnership with the Office of Continuing Studies, OCAD University, this lecture introduces attendees to the current relationship between art and architecture, in the creation of public spaces. ...

Wed May 22, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Anakana Schofield is one of the most unique, clever voices in contemporary fiction. Her award-winning novels include Malarky and Martin John, which was shortlisted for the Giller Prize. ...

Wed Jul 10, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Riverdale

Rediscover Toronto history through walking and exploration of city limits. Edward Brown presents his nonfiction book, ...

Thu Jul 25, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Humber Bay

Come and join Children's author, Andrew Larsen, as he presents a writing workshop. Please call 416-394-5300 to register for this program.

Tue Jul 16, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Climate change with destructive consequences deepens ethical issues explored and discussed by ecofeminists around the world. Hear Ana Isla describe the academic field of material ecofeminism and provides an overview of the l...

Mon May 27, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Max Porter is the award-winning author of Grief is the Thing with Feathers. His new book, Lanny is the story of a young boy, and his family, and the village in which they live. It is also the story of Dead Papa Toothwort, a m...

Wed May 22, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The Mexican writer talks about his prize-winning novels, which offer a new language of violence for the US-Mexico border.