Author Talks & Lectures

Tue Apr 16, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

David Bezmozgis is an award-winning writer and filmmaker, living in Toronto. Hear him discuss his new short story collection, ...

Tue Apr 16, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Imani Perry is the Hughes-Rogers Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University. She is the author of several books, most recently Looking for Lorraine: The Radiant and Radical Life of Lorraine Hansberry. ...

Wed Apr 24, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Sally Rooney was born in the west of Ireland in 1991. Winner of the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award in 2017, she is the author of ...

Fri May 24, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Are we looking towards a future where any of us might be managed by a faceless boss?...

Mon Apr 08, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

By 2050 the population will have increased to 9 billion and we will not be able to house everyone. The housing crisis is imminent and the effects of income inequality all too real. The good news? Consumer, tech, and industry ...

Thu Mar 28, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Indigenous peoples have shockingly higher rates of addiction, depression, diabetes, and other chronic health conditions than other North Americans. According to the Aboriginal Healing Foundation, these are a result of interge...

Tue Apr 02, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join Amanda Laird, author of ...

Thu Jun 13, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Rediscover Toronto history through walking and exploration of city limits. Edward Brown presents his nonfiction book, ...

Wed Apr 10, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Richview

Canadian poet Desi Di Nardo will host an interactive discussion and analysis of Canadian poets' works, followed by a personal reading of her own poetry. Participants will also have an opportunity to write their own poetry un...

Wed Apr 10, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

"How do we, survivors of sexual violence, actually endure living this way? And how can we, all of us, make things easier for survivors who are forced to endure living this way?"...