Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event East York Historical Society
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Discussions on local history subjects about your neighbourhood.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 27
Tue Jan 29
Icon of the event Jeff Szpirglas: Countdown to Adventure!
Sat Nov 10, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Jeff Szpirglas, author of Canadian Survival, will be making a perilous stop to talk about how to create an action-packed choose-your-own adventure, and get audience members to help generate one of their own. ...

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 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 Michael Sims: Frankenstein Dreams
Fri Oct 26, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

In ...

Icon of the event Canadian Women in the Sky: 100 years of flight
Fri Oct 19, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

It took 100 years from the time the first woman flew in a plane until the first woman entered the International Space Station. Discover how Canadian women broke through the sky blue ceiling as author and historian Elizabeth M...

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 David Gauntlett: How Creativity Builds Stronger Societies
Thu Nov 29, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

This talk and workshop is about the social power of creativity. Led by David Gauntlett, author of ...

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 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, ...