Author Talks & Lectures

Wed Feb 06, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Humans aren't hard-wired to be good investors: we all have instincts and biases that sabotage the way we manage money.

Thu Nov 29, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

The rules of retirement have changed - people are living longer and have to finance as many years in retirement as they had in their entire working career. So what will thirty or forty years, or more, in retirement look like ...

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...

Mon Nov 26, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

What can a Pacific Island gift economy tell us about capitalism and elder-abuse? How do our culture and economy shape how we age? And what does it mean to "age well"? Join us for this talk by PhD candidate Vanessa Maloney.

Tue Mar 05, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Toronto-based author and personal finance speaker,...

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A three-part lecture series by lawyer, activist and former Chatelaine legal columnist, Linda Silver Dranoff.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 20
Tue Dec 04, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Four veteran true-crime writers discuss their attraction to the genre, how they broke into the field and the challenges involved in writing about difficult topics. The authors will offer anecdotes about their research and wri...

Mon Dec 03, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

UPDATE Nov 12, 4:30pm: this event is now sold out. There is no waitlist for tickets, but we might be able to let in a few extra people on the day of the event. The rush line for popular events usually starts to form an hour b...

Tue Jan 15, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

Professor Jonathan Ullyot from the University of Toronto presents Henry James' iconic work ...

Thu Nov 22, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Writer, actor, director and comedian, Jay Baruchel, is also part owner and chief creative officer of Chapterhouse Comics. He is best known for his roles in Knocked Up, Tropic Thunder, This Is the End, Almost Famous, Million D...