Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event Author and Filmmaker Adam Garnet Jones Visits Fairview Branch
Thu Oct 25, 2018 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Cree author, film maker, and screenwriter Adam Garnet Jones (Ka-nîpawit Iskotêk) will be visiting Fairview Branch and discussing his debut Young Adult novel, ...

Icon of the event Si Mangia! Memories, Lessons and Recipes from Italian Immigrant Life
Tue Feb 05, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Author, Luciana Longo will read from her cookbook/memoir, 'Si Mangia! Memories, Lessons and Recipes from Italian Immigrant Life' and share the secrets to making the perfect tiramisu! There will be an opportunity to ask questi...

Icon of the event Ocean Protection with Author Sonia Faruqi
Wed Oct 24, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Author of the critically acclaimed book Project Animal Farm, Sonia Faruqi will discuss the importance of ocean conservation and the threats faced by the ocean, including coral reef bleaching and water pollution. These themes ...

Icon of the event Hallelujah: A Leonard Cohen Sing-Along
Thu Nov 29, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Northern District

Join an all-star cast of friends, colleagues and fans of Leonard Cohen as they tell stories about the artist's unique life and contribution to song - then sing along as some of his best known songs are played in a public sett...

Icon of the event Graphic Novel Workshop with Chad Solomon
Sat Oct 27, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Join Chad Solomon, member of the Henvey Inlet, First Nation and co-author of the Rabbit and Bear Paws graphic novels for an interactive writing workshop. Learn to create a single graphic novel page, from story concept to page...

Icon of the event An Evening with Author, Peter Usher: Joey Jacobson's War
Thu Nov 15, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Joey Jacobson, a young Jewish man from Westmount on the Island of Montreal, trained as a navigator and bomb-aimer in Western Canada. On arriving in England he was assigned to No. 106 Squadron, a British unit tasked with the b...

Icon of the event Author Visit: Arif Anwar
Wed Nov 21, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Join us as we host Arif Anwar, author of ...

Icon of the event The AGO Files: The Canadian Illustrated Collection
Thu Nov 01, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

The Canadian Illustrated collection at the Edward P. Taylor Library & Archives at the Art Gallery of Ontario was started in the 1950s to document the commercial illustration and design work that members of the Group of Seven ...