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.

  • Cocktails and Conversation: Cannabis and Canada

    Emily DuftonIn 2018, Canada will make recreational marijuana legal, joining eight states in the U.S. that have already legalized it. Join DC-based writer Emily Dufton to help us understand the trajectory of marijuana in North America, from acceptance to demonization and back again. Emily is the author of Grass Roots: The Rise and Fall and Rise of Marijuana in America

  • Spadina Road Branch
    10 Spadina Road, Toronto

    Edible Book Club: Indigenous Food in Culture Today

    Johl nish dishThe Indigenous food scene is making a name for itself in Toronto, with restaurants like Pow Wow café and Kukum. For National Aboriginal History month we’ve invited Johl Whiteduck Ringuette, owner and chef of NishDish (a business built on traditional Anishnawbe food) to discuss sharing traditions through food.

  • Toronto Reference Library
    789 Yonge Street, Toronto

    Annual Donor Appreciation Event

    Donor Event - Benedict FamilyJoin us for a night of exploration and innovation as we celebrate you – our wonderful donors!