Author Talks & Lectures

1:00 pm - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern District

Want to write, but not sure where to start? Looking for constructive criticism on what you've already written? Join us for our adult Creative Writing Workshop facilitated and taught by an experienced professional in the indus...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 28
Fri Jun 07, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Northern District

Author Malcolm Bernstein shares touching stories from his family's life with his dog, Benjamin. This program will include a Q & A about animal care and the responsibilities that come with pet ownership.

Mon Jun 24, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: St. Lawrence

Mary Druce talks about her first book Nellie's Journey

Tue Jun 11, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Northern District

Do you find it hard to "sell" yourself during the job interviews? Or to stand out in a competitive job market? Join us to explore how your introvert characteristics contribute to your challenges and how to become more success...

Mon Sep 16, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Join members of the Crime Writers of Canada for a panel discussion covering a wide variety of genres from thrillers to noir, financial crime and true-crime. Authors will discuss their books and their interest in writing about...

Wed Aug 21, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: St. Clair/Silverthorn

Join author Etta Kaner as she shares her book "Do Frogs Drink Hot Chocolate?" and learn how animals keep warm in some unusual ways. Be prepared to have fun creating your own unusual animals! ...

Wed Jun 05, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

80 years ago, a Jewish man escaped Nazi persecution in Austria and resettled in Shanghai. As a refugee, he had a life, a career as the concertmaster of the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra. He appreciated the safe haven afforded h...

Mon Sep 16, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: St. Lawrence

Peter Edwards, Toronto Star columnist, has covered organized crime in the GTA for many years. He will talk about how the mob, millenials, biker gangs and cartels have changed the world of organized crime in recent years.

Thu Jun 27, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Zalika Reid-Benta appears in conversation to discuss her debut book Frying Plantain. In this stunning short story collection, Zalika Reid-Benta artfully depicts the tensions between mothers and daughters, second-generation Ca...