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Author Talks & Lectures

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 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 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 Graphic Artist Eric Kim
Wed Sep 19, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Runnymede

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 at Runnymede library as Eric gives a workshop on cr...

Icon of the event Author Visit: Andrew Larsen
Fri Jul 06, 2018 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Hillcrest

What's your story? Join author Andrew Larsen for a fun workshop where young writers and illustrators can explore their own lives and discover their own stories. For children ages 5-8. Registration starts June 5. Registration ...

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...

Icon of the event Carribean Carnival: Author Nadia Hohn visits High Park Library
Tue Jul 31, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: High Park

It?s Carnival time. The first Carnival since Malaika's mother moved to Canada to find a good job and provide for Malaika and her grandmother. Her mother promised she would send money for a costume, but when the money doesn?t ...