Author Talks & Lectures

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 21, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Taylor Memorial

Dwayne Genus and Uchenwa Iroaga Genus discuss their first novel and share the historical biography of Nkechi Iroaga's life growing up in Nigeria and her experience during the Nigerian-Biafran civil war in the 1960's and how s...

Thu Feb 21, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Acclaimed Iranian-Canadian poet Nilofar Shidmehr presents her debut story collection, Divided Loyalties, which explores the lives of women in post-revolutionary Iran and the contemporary diaspora in Canada.

Wed Feb 27, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Toronto-based author and personal finance speaker, Gordon Stein shares easy financial "recipes" from his ...

Tue Mar 19, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

A Novel of the Royal Wedding...

Tue Mar 26, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

The robots are coming (or so we are told). Will they come to help or hinder our ways of life? Join Terri Favro, the author of ...

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 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

David Bezmozgis is an award-winning writer and filmmaker, living in Toronto. Hear him discuss his new short story collection, Immigrant City, which follows immigrant characters in new spaces, and outlines all their contradict...

Tue Apr 09, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central 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. ...

Tue Apr 09, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Taylor Memorial

The Deadly Dames, a group of Canadian mystery writers, present a fun and informal discussion about the state of crime fiction today and what it takes to write a novel.