HPL Author Series


Hamilton Reads 2024 Launch: An Evening for Book Lovers

Thursday May 2, 5:30 pm
Central Library
Join us for our Hamilton Reads Reveal and be among the first to find out this year's title—special musical performance by Alex Whorms. Register now.







Freedom to Read and Write: Books and Authors Behind Bars

Thursday May 9, 6:30 pm
Central Library
Prisoner publications creator Sara Falconer and former prison librarian Michelle De Agostini discuss prisoners' struggles to access and write books behind bars. Register now.





Zain Bandali

Friday May 24, 4:00 pm
Turner Park
Join author Zain Bandali as he reads excerpts from his book Mehndi Boy. Learn more . . .







Math in Drag with Kyne Santos

Thursday May 30, 6:30 pm
Central Library
Attend a reading and conversation with author Kyne Santos, who discusses their book Math in Drag. Register Now.






Amplifying Indigenous Voices with David A. Roberston

Wednesday June 5, 6:30pm
Central Library
Attend a reading and conversation with author David A. Robertson, whose book When We Were Alone and On the Trapline won the Governor General's literary Award in 2017 and 2021, respectively. Register Now.





Breaking Into Kidlit with Joyce Grant

Friday June 7, 4:30 pm at Westdale - Register now
Tuesday June 11, 4:30pm at Stoney Creek - Register now 
Wednesday June 12, 4:30pm at Valley Park - Register now 
Thursday June 13, 4:30pm at Locke - Register now 
Award-winning local author Joyce Grant explains how children's books go from manuscript to bookstore shelf. 






In Conversation with Jeffrey Luscombe

Thursday June 27, 6:30pm
Central Library
Attend a live reading and conversation with author Jeffrey Luscombe, who discusses his new book, To Refrain From Embracing. Register now.





Previous Author Events

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