History Lecture Series

Travel through time with our new virtual program series! Join us as we welcome local authors and explore the roaring 20s, love stories of Toronto, and Irish immigration to Canada. 

A Romp through the Roaring Twenties
Best-selling author of the Beneath the Alders series, Lynne Golding, joins us for a blast from the past! Reflect on society and family life in Canada in the 1920s, based on the fact and fiction of The Mending. Teens welcome.  
Jan. 13 / 7-8 p.m. |  Zoom (register here


Love Stories with Adam Bunch
Rediscover Toronto through rose-coloured goggles! Discover the scandal, passion, and heartache embedded in this city’s history as celebrated author Adam Bunch shares true tales of romance from The Toronto Book of Love. Teens welcome.
Feb. 1 / 7-8 p.m. |  Zoom (register here


Legacy of the Irish
Celebrate Irish Heritage Month with award-winning writers and local historians, Barbara and David Dickson. Examine the immigration of Irish people to Canada in the 19th century, and discover how their contributions are commemorated. Teens welcome.
Mar. 1 / 7-8 p.m. |  Zoom (register here


Canada Across Time
What events shaped Canada’s identity? Join us for this seminar with award-winning professor, author, and historian, Adam Chapnick. Teens welcome.  
May 3 / 7-8 p.m. |  Zoom (register here