Author Talks & Lectures

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.

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. ...

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 ...

Mon Mar 04, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Carl Honoré, award-winning writer, broadcaster and speaker, discusses his latest book, ...

Thu Mar 14, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Michael Kaufman, international expert on gender equality, talks about his latest book The Time Has Come, which explores how a patriarchal culture that has given power to men comes at a huge cost to women, children, and, surpr...

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

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...

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...

Thu Apr 04, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Victoria Village

Author Kim Echlin of acclaimed novels The Disappeared and Under the Visible Life will talk about her career as a writer and documentary-maker.