Author Talks & Lectures

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

David Bezmozgis is an award-winning writer and filmmaker, living in Toronto. Hear him discuss his new short story collection, ...

Mon Mar 25, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Northern District

Rediscover Toronto history through walking and exploration ...

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 Looking for Lorraine: The Radiant and Radical Life of Lorraine Hansberry. ...

Wed Apr 24, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Sally Rooney was born in the west of Ireland in 1991. Winner of the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award in 2017, she is the author of ...

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?...

Mon Apr 08, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

By 2050 the population will have increased to 9 billion and we will not be able to house everyone. The housing crisis is imminent and the effects of income inequality all too real. The good news? Consumer, tech, and industry ...

Thu Mar 28, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Indigenous peoples have shockingly higher rates of addiction, depression, diabetes, and other chronic health conditions than other North Americans. According to the Aboriginal Healing Foundation, these are a result of interge...

Fri Apr 12, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Northern District

The recent March 2019 federal budget introduced new skills and career-focused programs specifically targeting older workers, reigniting curiosity about work and careers at all phases across the life span. Join Lisa Taylor and...

Tue Apr 02, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join Amanda Laird, author of ...

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, ...