Author Talks & Lectures

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

Canada Day may be over, but it's not too late to celebrate! ...

Thu May 16, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Adult & children's author Cary Fagan discusses the writer?s life and craft. Cary?s 6 novels and 3 story collections include ...

Mon May 13, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

International bestselling author Guy Gavriel Kay, author of Tigana and The Lions of Al-Rassan, will discuss his new novel, A Brightness Long Ago. ...

Wed Jun 19, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Throughout history, women artists have been neglected, forgotten or occasionally allowed into the shadow of their men. Learn about women's contributions to art, with special attention to the women featured in recent AGO exhib...

Mon Jun 10, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

This lecture explores the history of women's literary labour, and cultural representations of the woman literary labourer, in Victorian England through Emma Donoghue's novel, The Sealed Letter. Based on the story of printer a...

Thu Jun 13, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Rediscover Toronto history through walking and exploration of city limits. Edward Brown presents his nonfiction book, ...

Fri Jun 07, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The New York Times bestselling author talks about her latest book, Don't Label Me: an Incredible Conversation for Divided Times, which offers an antidote to the culture wars that plague so much of our political and identity d...

Fri May 24, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Are we looking towards a future where any of us might be managed by a faceless boss?...

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...

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.