Author Talks & Lectures

Thu Mar 21, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Referencing his book, Míle míle i gcéin: The Irish Language in Canada, Daniel Doyle explores the fate of Irish Gaelic immigrants. Bringing together census data and historic accounts, he examines the history of the Irish langu...

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. ...

Tue Feb 12, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Wed May 15, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Runnymede

Presented by Erin Piotrowski, University of Toronto

Thu Jan 31, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

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

Wed Mar 06, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Runnymede

Johnny Bower came to be known as one of the greatest Toronto Maple Leafs of all time. He was known as a tough, ageless player who wanted nothing more than to be in the crease night after night. He spent eleven seasons with t...

Thu Feb 21, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

"Gulliver's Travels meets The Underground Railroad: a road trip through the countryside - and the psyche - by the author of Fifteen Dogs."...

Thu Jan 31, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

It's the great Canadian book debate! Canada Reads is an annual "battle of the books" competition organized by the CBC. Each season features five books, five celebrity champions and one winner. ...

Tue Apr 30, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Esi Edugyan discusses her 2018 Giller-Prize winning novel ...