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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event Pauline Le Bel: Whale in the Door
Mon May 07, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

Pauline Le Bel is an award-winning novelist, Emmy-nominated screenwriter, poet, and author of Becoming Intimate with the Earth. She is also the creative director of a reconciliation initiative, Knowing Our Place. ...

Icon of the event Polish Book Club at Brentwood
Mon Mar 26, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Brentwood

Come out and join us on Monday, March 26 to discuss in Polish the books by Julian Tuwim in a fun and friendly atmosphere. The book club is free to join and new members are always welcome. Call 416-394-5247 for more informatio...

Icon of the event Lydia Kwa: Oracle Bone
Tue May 15, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Writer and psychologist Lydia Kwa on a tale of good and evil, ...

Icon of the event Gardening for the Future
Mon Jun 04, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Brentwood

Learn about all the ways that gardening can result in positive environmental change. Lorraine Johnson, author of ...

Icon of the event Ads on the Moon: Corporate and Cultural Cosmopolitanisms in Cloud Atlas
Thu May 24, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

David Mitchell's Cloud Atlas explores community-building in conventional as well as innovative ways. The latter includes the ways in which corporations or the system of "corporacy" can influence everyday communications and sh...

Icon of the event The Fruitful City - The Enduring Power of the Urban Food Forest
Tue May 15, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Yorkville

When was the last time you considered eating fruit from a city tree? In Toronto alone, volunteers with Not Far From the Tree have picked almost 150,000 pounds of fruit since 2008. In The Fruitful City, Toronto author Helena M...

Icon of the event Worry-Free Money - Stop Budgeting, Start Living!
Thu Apr 12, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Managing your money can be frustrating and confusing. Life is expensive. Whether you make $30,000 or $130,000 a year, it can feel like you're constantly broke. ...

Icon of the event Stéphane Bouquet: rencontre avec l'auteur
Thu Mar 29, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

Venez échanger avec Stéphane Bouquet, l'une des figures majeures de la poésie française contemporaine, autour de son travail littéraire. Auteur de recueils poétiques publiés par Champ Vallon (dont les très remarqués Les Amour...

Icon of the event Kim Thúy pour eh liste: rencontre avec l'auteure
Tue Apr 24, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

Venez rencontrer Kim Thúy qui discutera de son dernier roman, ...

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 Mar 27
Tue Apr 24
Tue May 29
Tue Jun 26