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Icon of the event Shaughnessy Bishop-Stall: How Not to Cure a Hangover
Tue Dec 11, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Journalist Shaughnessy Bishop-Stall rose to fame after he spent a year undercover, living with the homeless in Toronto?s infamous Tent City, and recounted the experience in his first book, Down to This. He now returns to disc...

Icon of the event The Woke Sports Fan
Mon Dec 10, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Sports writers Morgan Campbell (The Toronto Star) and Stacey May Fowles (Baseball Life Advice) will discuss how to be a socially conscious sports fan in the wake of anthem protests, concussions and more.

Icon of the event PA DAY: Gaming
Fri Dec 07, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Sanderson

Play Mariokart or Smash Bros on Wii! ...

Icon of the event John Irving: 40 Years With Garp
Tue Dec 04, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

An international bestseller since its publication in 1978, The World According to Garp established John Irving as one of the most imaginative writers of his generation. ...

Icon of the event Place au cinéma avec Cinéfranco : Illégal
Mon Dec 03, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Tania et Ivan, son fils de 14 ans, sont russes et vivent clandestinement en Belgique depuis huit ans. Sans cesse sur le qui-vive, Tania redoute les contrôles de police jusqu?au jour où elle est arrêtée. La mère et le fils son...

Icon of the event GREAT ART:  Emily Carr: The Bravest of Them All
Fri Nov 23, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Suzanne Tevlin, artist, art historian and writer looks at the pivotal Canadian Artist. Born the same year British Columbia joined Confederation, Emily Carr, independent, strong, shy, and above all, straight laced, and Victori...

Icon of the event Aminder Dhaliwal: Woman World
Thu Nov 22, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Aminder Dhaliwal discusses the new print edition of her wildly popular Instagram comic, Woman World, about a world with no men. Readers everywhere will now understand what her 150K followers already know: Dhaliwal ?s voice ad...

Icon of the event Jay Baruchel: Born Into Hockey
Thu Nov 22, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Writer, actor, director and comedian, Jay Baruchel, is also part owner and chief creative officer of Chapterhouse Comics. He is best known for his roles in Knocked Up, Tropic Thunder, This Is the End, Almost Famous, Million D...

Icon of the event Susan Orlean: The Library Book
Tue Nov 20, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Susan Orlean, the bestselling author of The Orchid Thief, and staff writer for The New Yorker discusses her new novel, a dazzling love letter to one of our most beloved institutions, libraries. ...

Icon of the event Alanna Mitchell: The Spinning Magnet
Mon Nov 19, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

In 2014, science journalist Alanna Mitchell turned her award-winning 2010 book Sea Sick: The Global Ocean in Crisis into a one-woman theatre show, and performed it across Canada to much acclaim. She now presents The Spinning ...