Author Talks & Lectures

Thu Feb 21, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

"Gulliver's Travels meets The Underground Railroad: a road trip through the countryside - and the psyche - by the author of Fifteen Dogs."...

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 May 06, 2019 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Do you have a fear of Public Speaking?...

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

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

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 ...

Thu Jan 31, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

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

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...

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

Presented by Dennis Duffy, University of Toronto

Tue Mar 26, 2019 | 5:15 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

A reading series showcasing first-rate women writers and their feminist and women-centered work.

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

Giller Prize-shortlisted author Anakana Schofield discusses ...