Author Talks & Lectures

Fri Jun 14, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jane/Sheppard

A Voice In Three Languages. Gianna Patriarca discusses the experience of writing and publishing in 3 languages - English, Italian and Ciociaro dialect - and reads selections from her work. Her books reflect upon the experienc...

Sat Aug 31, 2019 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Jane/Sheppard

The University Bound with WADOKA Academy (UBWW) program caters to students ranging from JK to Grade 8 and runs every Saturday at York University. In addition to practicing martial arts, the Read to Succeed portion of this pr...

Sat Jun 01, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Join local author Luciana Longo for an entertaining afternoon of storytelling and tiramisu making as she shares her journey of writing her memoir/cookbook ...

Fri Jun 07, 2019 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Toronto journalist, Paolo Canciani, is celebrating his career of 50 years in journalism (Newspaper, Radio, TV). He has recently published a book ...

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mount Pleasant

A 4-session course for women of all ages, to inspire and empower them to commit to fitness, nutrition, and spirituality throughout their lives.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Aug 08
Thu Aug 22
Thu Sep 05
Thu Jul 11, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Downsview

Come and join award-winning children's author, Andrew Larsen, for a writing workshop.

Wed Jun 05, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

80 years ago, a Jewish man escaped Nazi persecution in Austria and resettled in Shanghai. As a refugee, he had a life, a career as the concertmaster of the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra. He appreciated the safe haven afforded h...

Thu Jun 27, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Zalika Reid-Benta appears in conversation to discuss her debut book Frying Plantain. In this stunning short story collection, Zalika Reid-Benta artfully depicts the tensions between mothers and daughters, second-generation Ca...