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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event Author/Illustrator Visit:  Evan Munday
Thu Sep 13, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Cliffcrest

Join Evan Munday (...

Icon of the event Comic Arts Workshop with Jillian Tamaki
Wed Sep 19, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Fairview

In this introduction to the art of drawing comics, illustrator and comic artist, Jillian Tamaki, will show teens some cartooning basics through cartooning games and a takeaway exercise.

Icon of the event Royal Weddings from Victoria and Albert to Harry and Meghan
Wed Sep 19, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Leaside

Royal Weddings have been the focus of popular fascination for centuries. Queen Victoria popularized the white wedding dress and her descendants have also exerted a profound influence on how marriages are celebrated around the...

Icon of the event Graphic Artist Eric Kim
Wed Sep 19, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Runnymede

Join us for a workshop on creating comic books with Eric Kim, a Korean-Canadian illustrator and comic book creator. He has also worked as an animator, providing storyboarding, concept work and animation services. ...

Icon of the event 5 Myths that Hinder Student Success in University
Wed Oct 03, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join us for this talk and learn what no one tells you about undergraduate studies.

Icon of the event Comic Artist Workshop
Thu Oct 04, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Jane/Dundas

Join Eric Kostiuk Williams on a one-hour workshop that guides you through the process on how a comic is made, from concept to completion!...

Icon of the event The Beauty & Importance of Bees
Thu Oct 04, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

There are over 20,000 species of bees in the world and over 800 species in Canada. Most of them are nothing like the domesticated honey bee. Professor Laurence Packer from York University's Faculty of Science will outline the...

Icon of the event Jack McClelland: The Most (in)Famous Publisher in Canadian History
Thu Oct 04, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Jack McClelland had an outsized impact on the development of our national literature - an impact which matched his larger-than-life personality. His influence on the national imagination was so profound that Leonard Cohen onc...

Icon of the event Comic Arts Workshop with Kean Soo
Fri Oct 12, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Join award-winning cartoonist Kean Soo (Jellaby, March Grand Prix) as he shares his process of writing stories, creating characters, and drawing for comics and graphic novels. Kean will be teaching basic writing and drawing t...

Icon of the event Meet Danielle Younge-Ullman, author of
Wed Oct 17, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Armour Heights

Please join us to discuss the book that we featured as January's "We Recommend".