Community Events

2016 25 Oct
7:00pm - 8:30pm

The Windigo Chronicles Poetry Reading with David Groulx

In this poetry book, David Groulx seamlessly weaves the spiritual with the ordinary and the present with the powerful voices of the past. He speaks for the spirit, determination, and courage of Aboriginal people, compelling readers to confront cruel reality with his sincere and inspiring vision.

2016 29 Oct
11:00am - 12:00pm

WHAT MILLY DID, Children's Book for Age 8-11, Reading with author Elise Moser

Milly Zantow wanted to solve the problem of her town’s full landfill and ended up creating a global recycling standard — the system of numbers you see inside the little triangle on plastics.

2016 29 Oct
2:30pm - 4:30pm

Women Writing: A multi-genre reading and discussion with Laurie Gough, Elise Moser, Alice Petersen and Alice Zorn

Join us for a multi-genre reading and discussion with Laurie Gough (author of Stolen Child), Elise Moser (author of What Milly Did

2016 01 Nov

Book Club: Tracey Lindberg's Birdie

After a few months of break, our book club is back in November. We are reading Birdie by Tracey Lindberg!

Paperback available at our store, both locations, or order online at

Please join us!

2016 02 Nov
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Unfree Labour Book Launch with Co-Editors Aziz Choudry and Adrian Smith

Over the past decade, Canada has experienced considerable growth in labour migration. Moreover, temporary labour migration has replaced permanent immigration as the primary means by which people enter Canada.

2016 05 Nov
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Three Little Piggy Banks, Financial Literacy for Children, with Author Pamela George

This book is targeted to children, ages 4-8, and teaches the basic principles of personal financial management. It is about 5-year-old twins Ella and Andy who use their 3 Little Piggybanks called: Savings, Sharing and Spending.

2016 08 Nov
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Community Classroom: TALKING FREE IN TURKEY’S ACADEMIA, a Lecture by Turkish visiting professor Dr. Simten Cosar

University structures have been under transformation for three decades in Turkey. As of January 2016 this transformation entered a new stage, with the government’s incessant measures that so far curbed down any means for searching and advocating for academic rights and liberties.

2016 10 Nov
7:00pm - 9:00pm

YAKOV M. RABKIN on What is Modern Israel?

Usually, we think of the state of modern Israel, as well as the late nineteenth-century Zionist movement that led to its founding, as a response to anti-Semitism which grew out of cultural and religious Judaism. In What Is Modern Israel?, however, Yakov M.

2016 15 Nov
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Justice for Indigenous Women Community Classroom with Founder of Project of Heart and J4IW, Sylvia Smith

Violence against Indigenous women is epidemic.


2016 17 Nov
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Keywords for Radicals Book Launch with Kelly Fritsch, Stacy Douglas, Dan Irving and Rebecca Schein

In Keywords (1976), Raymond Williams devised a "vocabulary" that reflected the vast social transformations of the post-war period.

2016 22 Nov
7:00pm - 9:00pm

A Propaganda System: How Canada’s Government, Corporations, Media and Academia Sell War and Exploitation with Yves Engler

A Propaganda System: How Canada’s Government, Corporations, Media and Academia Sell War and Exploitation reveals why most Canadians believe their country is a force for good in the world, despite a long history of supporting empire, racism and exploitation.