• Book Sales

    Book Ends Giant Half Price Sale – North York Central Library

    Super low prices on books, CDs and DVDs. Huge selection. All proceeds from the sale go toward funding literacy programs at Toronto Public Library.

    Thursday, September 8, 10 am to 4 pm

    Friday, September 9, 10 am to 4 pm

    Saturday, September 10, 10 am to 4 pm

     

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    Trivia Night & Book Swap

    Exclusive event for New Collection members and guests. Join us for a fun night of trivia, prizes and book swapping!  Bring a previously loved book to swap with other members. Contact Ashley Boucher, 416-393-7073 to RSVP.

     

     

     

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    Mark Schatzker & The Dorito Effect

    Exclusive New Collection event. Obesity, heart disease and diabetes – have we gotten it all wrong? Join us as Mark, author of The Dorito Effect, guides us through the missing piece of the food puzzle: flavour. Our yummy discussion will be paired with food courses… the ‘better tasting food’ we all desire.

    Food and beverage will be provided at this event.

    Please RSVP to Ashley Boucher at aboucher@torontopubliclibrary.ca or 416-393-7073.

    JUNE: Location to be confirmed

  • Julian Barnes

    The Booker Prize winning author on his new novel The Noise of Time, dedicated to the Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich.

    A small number of tickets are held in reserve for patrons of the Toronto Public Library Foundation’s Council of 100, Literary Circle, Heritage Society and New Collection. Please contact Ashley Boucher, 416-393-7073 to reserve your ticket.

  • Clara Hughes

    Olympian Clara Hughes, author of Open Heart, Open Mind, shares her past struggles with depression.

    A small number of tickets are held in reserve for patrons of the Toronto Public Library Foundation’s Council of 100, Literary Circle, Heritage Society and New Collection. Please contact Ashley Boucher, 416-393-7073 to reserve your ticket.

  • Guy Gavriel Kay

    The best selling author of the ground breaking novels Under Heaven and River of Stars on his new novel Children of Earth and Sky.

    A small number of tickets are held in reserve for patrons of the Toronto Public Library Foundation’s Council of 100, Literary Circle, Heritage Society and New Collection. Please contact Ashley Boucher, 416-393-7073 to reserve your ticket.

  • Neil Pasricha

    Harvard MBA, Walmart executive and #1 bestselling author of The Book of Awesome unlocks the nine secrets to happiness in The Happiness Equation.

    A small number of tickets are held in reserve for patrons of the Toronto Public Library Foundation’s Council of 100, Literary Circle, Heritage Society and New Collection. Please contact Ashley Boucher, 416-393-7073 to reserve your ticket.

  • Mind the Gap: Crossing Imaginary Lines with Junot Diaz and Sunil Yapa

    Junot Diaz (The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao and This is How You Lose Her) with Sunil Yapa (Your Heart is a Muscle the Size of a Fist) on diaspora, globalization, and writing as a form of economic, geographic and personal outreach.

    A small number of tickets are held in reserve for patrons of the Toronto Public Library Foundation’s Council of 100, Literary Circle, Heritage Society and New Collection. Please contact Ashley Boucher, 416-393-7073 to reserve your ticket.

  • Carmen Aguirre

    Chilean refugee, Vancouver based playwright and theatre artist, and the winner of Canada Reads 2012 on Mexican Hooker #1: and My Other Roles Since the Revolution.

    A small number of tickets are held in reserve for patrons of the Toronto Public Library Foundation’s Council of 100, Literary Circle, Heritage Society and New Collection. Please contact Ashley Boucher, 416-393-7073 to reserve your ticket.

  • Steve Reich & Michael Snow

    World renowned composer Steve Reich and artist Michael Snow, in conversation with CBC Radio’s Sook-Yin Lee.

    A small number of tickets are held in reserve for patrons of the Toronto Public Library Foundation’s Council of 100, Literary Circle, Heritage Society and New Collection. Please contact Ashley Boucher, 416-393-7073 to reserve your ticket.