Author Talks & Lectures

Ongoing event running from Tue Mar 19, 2019 - Tue May 28, 2019
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...

Mon Mar 25, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Northern District

Rediscover Toronto history through walking and exploration ...

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 ...

Tue Apr 02, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Albert Woodfox served more than four decades in solitary confinement―in a 6-foot by 9-foot cell, 23 hours a day, in notorious Angola prison in Louisiana―all for a crime he did not commit. ...

Thu Apr 04, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Astronaut Dave Williams speaks on stage about his book, Defying Limits, and the challenges, surprises and unforgettable moments from his career as one of Canada's most accomplished astronauts.

Thu Apr 04, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Hear Andreas Souvaliotis, social entrepreneur and creator of the popular Carrot Rewards health and wellness app, read from his memoir, Misfit. Newly updated and expanded, Misfit tells the story of one of Canada's most unusual...

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

Barry Lopez is an American author, essayist, and fiction writer whose work is known for its humanitarian and environmental concerns. ...

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 ...