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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event Author Visit: Melanie Florence
Wed Jul 18, 2018 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Participants will talk about what makes a good story opening and work with story prompts to get writing! Famous first lines from popular children's books will help writers brainstorm new ideas.

Icon of the event East York Historical Society
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 Sep 25
Icon of the event Tea and Books
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us for a stimulating introduction to new and interesting books with light refreshments and conversation, uncover hidden treasures at your local library!


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 26
Tue Jul 31
Tue Aug 28
Tue Sep 25
Icon of the event Creative Writing Workshop by Author Sam Mukherjee
Thu Jul 05, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Humber Bay

Feeling a bit under the word? Then it's time to let the word out of the bag - the word will be in your court!. Author Sam Mukherjee will be leading an interactive creative writing workshop, speaking about his books and discu...

Icon of the event Graphic Artist Eric Kim
Sat Oct 20, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Humber Bay

Eric Kim is a Korean-Canadian illustrator and comic book creator. He has also worked as an animator, providing storyboarding, concept work and animation services. Join us as Eric gives a workshop on creating comic books. P...

Icon of the event Author Visit: Kevin Sylvester
Mon Jul 23, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Kevin Sylvester will present stories from his award-winning series The Neil Flambe Capers and MINRs, as well as stories from his many non-fiction books. Kevin will also present his patented 5-second cartooning class. Kids won...