Coming events

As part of our mission to spread the word about The Collection, the Friends from, time to time present entertaining and informative events relating to Arthur Conan Doyle and the Collection.

The Cameron Hollyer Memorial Lecture 2020
POSTPONED - see below.

Sherlockian Book Collecting
A Tour of Clever, Creative, and Weird Libraries

A survey of different book collections from across the world of Sherlock Holmes, and an exploration of what we can learn from the many creative approaches we are seeing in the Sherlockian community today.

Rebecca Romney

Rare book dealer and co-founder of the Washington D.C.-based firm Type Punch Matrix, as well as the Honey & Wax Prize for book collecting. Regularly appears as the rare book specialist for the History Channel’s PAWN STARS.

Her book on books, Printer's Error, is available from HarperCollins.

Before and after the lecture, there will be opportunities for you to take a guided tour of the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection (Learn about the Collection) and the Art of the Book Exhibition in the Reference Library’s TD Gallery.

Unfortunately, we have had to postpone this lecture.
It will no longer be taking place on April 18th.
We are planning to reschedule - please check this page in future for the new date.

Save the Date

ACD Collection 50th Anniversary Conference,

Friday September 24-Sunday September 26, 2021

Toronto Reference Library