May 10, 2017 - 5:15pm - OISE/UT, 252 Bloor Street West, room 2-279, Toronto
The Wonderful Women Writers SeriesWith Mary Frances Coady, Elizabeth Greene, Gianna Patriarca, and Zoe Roy
This event, is co-sponsored with Inanna Publications. Everyone is welcome and there will be free refreshments.
May 10, 2017 - 6:30pm - Glad Day Bookshop, 499 Church St.
Brockton Writers SeriesLiterary Reading
Featuring authors: Ayesha Chatterjee Mary Lou Dickinson Ian Keteku Gregory Scofieldand special guest speaker poet Hoa Nguyen, speaking about creativity.Pay what you can. Q&A with featured authors ...
May 10, 2017 - 7:00pm - Toronto Public Library, Beaches Branch, 2161 Queen Street East, M4L 1J1
The Science of Shakespeare
William Shakespeare lived in a remarkable time - a period we now recognize as the first phase of the scientific revolution. New ideas about the human body, the earth, and the universe were transforming ...
May 11, 2017 - 6:00pm - Toronto Public Library, Albert Campbell branch, 496 Birchmount Rd.
Great Books Lecture SeriesThousands of Miles Away: L.M. Montgomery, Mary Riter Hamilton and Canadian Patriotism in the Great War
Presented by Irene Gammel, Ryerson University.
May 16, 2017 - 6:00pm - SPiN Toronto, 461 King St W, Toronto, ON
RBC Capital Markets PongapaloozaIn support of First Book Canada
SPiN Toronto, a ping pong social club, will once again host a night of epic ping pong in support of First Book Canada where thirty-six teams of four will battle it out for the 2017 RBC Capital Markets ...
May 16, 2017 - 7:00pm - Toronto Public Library, St. Lawrence branch, 171 Front St. E.
Great Books Lecture SeriesLies, Loyalty and Lifespans in Alice Munro's Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage
Presented by Robert McGill, University of Toronto
May 17, 2017 - 7:00pm - Beaches Branch, Toronto Public Library, 2161 Queen Street East M4L 1J1
Local author and singer-songwriter Kyp Harness reads from his new novel Wigford Rememberies, followed by a question and answer session and the opportunity to purchase a copy of his book, if desired. Drop-in. ...
May 18, 2017 - 1:00pm - Toronto Reference Library, Beeton Hall, 789 Yonge St.
Great Books Lecture SeriesBig, Bold and Loud: The Sex Worker in Adele Wiseman's Crackpot
Presented by Ruth Panofsky, Ryerson Universitytpl.ca/greatbooks
May 18, 2017 - 7:00pm - Toronto Reference library, 789 Young Street, Toronto, ON,
Joseph Tohill speaking on Shopping for Change
Consuming with a conscience is one of the fastest growing forms of political participation worldwide. Every day we make decisions about how to spend our money and, for the socially conscious, these decisions ...
May 18, 2017 - 7:00pm - Beaches Branch, Toronto Public Library, 2161 Queen Street East M4L 1J1
Beyond BankersResisting the New Feudalism
Local author Joyce Nelson reads from her new book, Beyond Bankers: Resisting the New Feudalism, followed by a question & answer session and the opportunity to purchase a copy of her book, if desired. ...