Author Talks & Lectures

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?...

Tue Apr 09, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Stephanie Land appears to discuss her New York Times bestselling memoir Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive. ...

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?"...

Wed May 22, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Anakana Schofield is one of the most unique, clever voices in contemporary fiction. Her award-winning novels include Malarky and Martin John, which was shortlisted for the Giller Prize. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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.

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

Hear Fern Lebo and Lisa Taylor discuss their new book, ...

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...