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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event Sydney Smith - Small in the City: Building a Picture Book
Thu Oct 18, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

The Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books' 12th Annual Sybille Pantazzi Memorial Lecture is presented by Governor General's Award-winning children's book artist Sydney Smith. Using his forthcoming book Small in the Cit...

Icon of the event Scarborough Historical Society Meeting
Tue Oct 23, 2018 | 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: Back Roads of Ontario.

Icon of the event Author Visit: Kevin Sylvester
Sat Jul 28, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Kevin Sylvester will present stories from his award-winning series The Neil Flambe Capers and MINRs, as well as stories from his many non-fiction books. Kevin will also present his patented 5-second cartooning class. Kids won...

Icon of the event Scarborough Historical Society Meeting
Tue Sep 25, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting Richard Fiennes- Clinton presents: Lost Toronto. A look back at demolished architecture of Toronto.

Icon of the event Bringing Back the Birds
Tue Oct 23, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Canada's north is home to a songbird nursery of billions of migratory birds who undergo a spectacular annual migration to warmer latitude to escape winter. Decades of monitoring have shown steep declines in many species but n...

Icon of the event Jan Thornhill: On Capturing Children's Ecological Imagination
Thu Nov 15, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Award-winning author and illustrator Jan Thornhill will speak at the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books' 31st Helen E. Stubbs Lecture about the methods she has used in her nature-based children's books to encourage ...