There’s always something going on for New Collection members. Become a New Collectioner and join us for Cocktails & Conversation, Edible Book Club, Meet & Greets, and Toronto Off the Page events. New Collection members also get access to a limited number of reserved seats for Appel Salon events.

To RSVP to events or if you have questions, contact Ashley Boucher at 416-393-7073 or aboucher@torontopubliclibrary.ca

Here is a list of upcoming New Collection events.

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    Meet & Greet with Matthew Weiner

    Thursday November 9, 2017

    Meet Matthew Weiner, the writer, creator, executive producer, and director of Mad Men, one of television’s most honored series. Members have access to an exclusive meet and greet prior to Matthew’s public talk in the Bram & Bluma Appel Salon, and reserved seating at the talk.

    Members RSVP to aboucher@torontopubliclibrary.ca

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    Edible Book Club with Gail Simmons

    Wednesday November 22, 2017

    Gail Simmons is a trained culinary expert, food writer, and dynamic television personality. She is a permanent judge on BRAVO’s Emmy-winning series Top Chef. Gail was previously head critic on Top Chef Masters and host of Top Chef Just Desserts. She was also co-host of The Feed.

    Her first cookbook, Bringing It Home: Favorite Recipes from a Life of Adventurous Eating, will be released on October 24, 2017. It features recipes inspired by Gail’s world travels—all made with accessible ingredients and with smart, simple techniques for successful family meals and easy entertaining.