Author Talks & Lectures

Mon Jun 03, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Kim Thúy, bestselling author of Ru and Vi, presents some of her family's favourite Vietnamese dishes in a very special Salon event: a cooking demonstration and discussion. Kim Thúy gives us a glimpse of the approach to the cu...

Wed May 15, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Ziya Tong is an award-winning broadcaster and one of the world's most engaging science journalists. Her book The Reality Bubble: Blind Spots, Hidden Truths, and the Dangerous Illusions that Shape Our World reveals our blindne...

Fri Jun 07, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The New York Times bestselling author talks about her latest book, Don't Label Me: an Incredible Conversation for Divided Times, which offers an antidote to the culture wars that plague so much of our political and identity d...

Wed May 08, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

NEW DATE - May 8, 2019 in the HINTON Theatre (3rd Floor)...

Thu May 16, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Adult & children's author Cary Fagan discusses the writer?s life and craft. Cary?s 6 novels and 3 story collections include ...

Mon May 27, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Max Porter is the award-winning author of Grief is the Thing with Feathers. His new book, Lanny is the story of a young boy, and his family, and the village in which they live. It is also the story of Dead Papa Toothwort, a m...

Mon May 06, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

In luscious prose, the author discusses her book, The Chef's Secret, which serves up power, intrigue, and passion, bringing Renaissance Italy to life in a delectable fashion. ...

Thu Jun 20, 2019 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The Nancy Drew Sleuths are having their annual convention in Toronto this year. Come listen to a line up of speakers and celebrate Nancy Drew, a timeless character that has trail blazed through generations of fans since the 1...

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

Update (April 9, 10am): this event is sold out. There will be a rush line at the door. Doors open at 6pm. ...

Thu May 23, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Our democracy is a trainwreck. Our elections feel hollow and our legislatures have become toxic. Fierce partisanship, centralized power, distorted election results and rigged systems all contribute to our growing cynicism. ...