Author Talks & Lectures

Mon Jan 21, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

Make the big banks work for you, not against you! ...

Wed Mar 06, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

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 Elizabeth Muir discusses her boo...

Fri Mar 22, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Nigerian-born British writer, Helen Oyeyemi is the author of the story collection ...

Mon May 13, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Deer Park

Presented by Dennis Duffy, University of Toronto

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. ...

Mon Mar 18, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

Toronto-based author and personal finance speaker, Gordon Stein shares easy financial "recipes" from his ...

Tue Apr 16, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Imani Perry is the Hughes-Rogers Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University. She is the author of several books, most recently ...

Wed Apr 24, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

Best-selling author, Joanna Goodman, reads from her new novel, ...

Mon Jan 28, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Why do some social justice movements fail? How can grassroots organizers and activists build better movements that change the world?...

Mon Jan 28, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

To kick off our On Civil Society 2019 season, we're bringing world-renowned journalist Maria Ressa to the Toronto Reference Library for a special discussion with CBC's Adrienne Arsenault on the state of press freedom around t...