February 24, 2019 - 1:59pm - Ontario
Freedom to Read WeekCelebrating freedom of expression, raising awareness, encouraging participation
This year marks the 35th anniversary of Freedom to Read Week, an annual event that encourages Canadians to think about and reaffirm their commitment to intellectual freedom, which is guaranteed them under ...
February 25, 2019 - 6:00pm - Mustard Seed, 791 Queen Street East, Toronto, ON M4M 1H6
Spoken Lives: Stories Women ShareMonday, February 25, 2019
Four powerful stories shared by four amazing women! Stories of adventure, success and what they learned along the way. Sarah KeastMoving Forward While Standing StillMariatu KamaraThe Bite of the MangoSandee ...
February 25, 2019 - 6:30pm - Bandit Brewery
Toronto Lit Up: Oakland RossBook Launch
Oakland Ross is releasing Swimming with Horses and will be celebrating its publication with a Toronto Lit Up book launch! Join Dundurn Press and the Toronto International Festival of Authors for this ...
February 25, 2019 - 6:30pm - Beeton Hall, Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge St.
Ontario's Greenbelt: Its History and FutureAuthor Talk with Burkhard Mausberg
Come join Burkhard Mausberg, former CEO of Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation and current Commissioner of the Niagara Escarpment Commission, as he presents his award-winning book, The Greenbelt: Protecting ...
February 26, 2019 - 6:30pm - Tranzac Club, 292 Brunswick Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2M7 Main Hall
Shab-e She'r (Poetry Night) LXXIToronto's most diverse & brave poetry open mic
Featured poets: M. Nourbese Philip & Valentino AssenzaHosts: Bänoo Zan & Terese Pierre Time: Tuesday, February 26, 2019Place: Tranzac Club, 292 Brunswick Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2M7Main ...
February 26, 2019 - 7:00pm - Jasper Dandy, 725 Queen St E
Toronto Lit Up: Mark HebscherBook Launch
Join Dundurn Press and the Toronto International Festival of Authors in celebrating the release of Mark Hebscher‘s new book, The Greatest Athlete (You’ve Never Heard Of), as part of Toronto Lit Up! ...
February 27, 2019 - 6:30pm - Type Books, 2887 Dundas St W
Toronto Lit Up: Amanda LairdBook Launch
Amanda Laird is releasing Heavy Flow and will be celebrating its publication with a Toronto Lit Up book launch! Join Dundurn Press and the Toronto International Festival of Authors for this exciting event. ...
February 27, 2019 - 6:30pm - Glad Day Bookshop (499 Church St.)
On the FrontlinesCelebrating 35 Years of Freedom to Read Week
Join us for a panel discussion titled "ON THE FRONTLINES" featuring:Vickery Bowles, City Librarian, Toronto Public LibraryNancy Cooper, writer, educator, Indigenous literacy advocateMarcus McCann, author, ...
February 28, 2019 - 7:30pm - Lakeside Terrace, Harbourfront Centre
TIFA Presents RBC Taylor Prize Finalists in Conversation
Toronto International Festival of Authors
The Toronto International Festival of Authors presents the RBC Taylor Prize finalists in a panel discussion with Toronto Star Books Editor, Deborah Dundas. The finalists will be announced on Wednesday, ...
March 01, 2019 - 6:30pm - Brentwood Library
Empty PlanetThe Shock of Global Population Decline
Speaker: Co-Author, Darrell BrickerAccording to the United Nations, the world's population reached 7 billion in late 2011. For many, this landmark was seen as a clear sign of crisis, an indication that ...