Author Talks & Lectures

Wed Mar 13, 2019 | 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Wattpad stories have been made into movies, TV shows, and best-selling novels. Watty Award winner Maaja Wentz explains how to serialize your story on Wattpad and attract an international readership.

Sat Mar 16, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

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 ...

Thu Jun 13, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Yorkville

Très bien connu pour son écriture d'essayiste, romancier, critique littéraire et chroniqueur historique pour plusieurs périodiques francophones du sud de l'Ontario, Paul-François Sylvestre est l'auteur d'une vingtaine d'étude...

Tue Jun 18, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Yorkville

Alistair MacLeod's Island comprises a lifetime of toil as a short fiction writer - a grand total of sixteen lovingly rendered, meticulously honed stories preoccupied mostly with the lives, loves and labour of twentieth centur...

Tue Feb 26, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting Christopher Moore presents:Three weeks in Quebec City 1864. How we got our constitution and why it matters.

Wed May 22, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

Dans son livre « Avant après », un mélange engageant de journalisme, d'essais, de mémoires et d'analyse politique, le journaliste québécois Frédérick Lavoie tente de tester une question simple: la littérature (en particulier ...

Wed Feb 27, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Making your first million in the stock market is much easier than you think! Contrary to popular belief, being a successful investor is not about how smart you are, or who you know. It's not about time in the market, or timin...

Tue Mar 26, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting Ron Brown presents: Canada World Wonders. Take a journey across Canada to visit our world-renowned natural and historic Lan...

Thu Apr 25, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Join Toronto children's writer Andrew Larsen, author of The Man Who Loved Libraries: the Story of Andrew Carnegie, for the 16th Albert Lahmer Memorial Lecture at the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books. Andrew will t...

Thu May 02, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

From rural villages to the city of Mumbai, Toronto author Aparna Kaji Shah's four short stories reflect on the challenges and triumphs of strong female characters dealing with difficult, life-changing situations in modern Ind...