Safety precautions for COVID-19

To our customers,

At Indigo, the health and safety of our families, employees, customers, and community has always been our top priority. We have re-opened stores and are practising industry leading health and safety precautions to ensure the safety of our Indigo family of customers and employees. Click here to see how we’re taking care and staying safe.

While we strive to stay connected during this time, we’re taking the in-store event experience…online. Join us on Instagram live for conversations with your favourite authors, artists and musicians. Check back often for updates on events including exciting online kids programming! Let’s connect. Follow us @indigo & @indigokids.


Events at Indigo

Kids Break Field Trip: We Dig Dinos!

T. rex, raptors, and Triceratops! Meet the dinosaur superstars during this live webcast with the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology. Visit Canada’s Dinosaur Museum in the Alberta badlands, with a collection of 170,000+ fossils and more than 90 dinosaur species. Ask a Museum expert questions in this free, 40-minute webcast as you explore our ancient world. We sure dig dinos, and hope you do too! Perfect for ages 5+

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Friday, February 26 at 4PM EST

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Kids' Break at IndigoKidsFieldtrip to the Royal Tyrrell Museum

Kids’ Break:Fieldtrip to The Toronto Zoo

Pack your bags, we’re heading to Ontario for our virtual fieldtrip to The Toronto Zoo! Meet the Zookeepers and get up close and personal with some of our favourite animals to see what they eat and learn fun facts. Warning: It’s going to be extra cute!

Video will be hosted on @IndigoKids IGTV.

Monday, March 1 at 1PM EST

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Kids' Break at IndigoKidsFieldtrip to the Royal Tyrrell Museum

Live & In Conversation: CBC's Canada Reads 2021 Finalists

Join CBC Canada Reads host Ali Hassan for a discussion with the 2021 Canada Reads champions and authors:

  • Scott Helman champions Jessica J. Lee’s Two Trees Make a Forest
  • Rosey Edeh champions C.L. Polk’s The Midnight Bargain
  • Devery Jacobs champions Joshua Whitehead’s Jonny Appleseed
  • Paul Sun-Hyung Lee champions Natalie Zina Walschots’ Hench
  • Roger Mooking champions Francesca Ekwuyasi’s Butter Honey Pig Bread

Watch live on Crowdcast.

Tuesday, March 2 at 7PM EST

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Leading with Resilience in Challenging Times

Live & In Conversation: Janet Skeslien Charles

Join bestselling and award-winning author, Janet Skeslien Charles, as she discusses her latest novel The Paris Library. Based on the true World War II history of the American Library in Paris that Janet learned while working on the very same stacks, comes an unforgettable story about the power of books and the bonds of friendship and the ordinary heroes who can be found in the most perilous times and the quietest places.

Watch live on Instagram @indigo.

Wednesday, March 3 at 12PM EST

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The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles

Live & In Conversation: Mark Hyman

Join bestselling author Mark Hyman, MD, for a discussion about his new book The Pegan Diet - with a food-is-medicine approach, Mark Hyman explains how to combine the best aspects of the paleo diet with the vegan diet to create a delicious diet that is not only good for your brain and your body, but also good for the planet.

Watch live on Instagram @indigo.

Wednesday, March 3 at 4PM EST

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The Pegan Diet by Mark Hyman

Live & In Conversation: Julia Quinn

Join #1 New York Times bestselling author Julia Quinn as she talks about Bridgerton: The Duke & I - the first novel in Julia's beloved Regency-set world of the charming, powerful Bridgerton family, now a hit series created by Shonda Rhimes for Netflix.

Watch live on Instagram @indigo.

Wednesday, March 3 at 7PM EST

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Bridgerton: The Duke & I by Julia Quinn

Kids’ Break:Meet the Zookeeper Live

Join us for a LIVE field trip to The Toronto Zoo! We’re taking a tour through the African Pavilion to meet the animals up close. Plus, you’ll get a chance to ask your questions to a Zookeeper in a Q&A - which animal will we be visiting? You’ll have to tune in to find out!

Watch live on Instagram @indigo.

Friday, March 5 at 3PM EST

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Kids' Break at IndigoKidsThe Toronto Zoo

Live & In Conversation: Amber Ruffin & Lacey Lamar

Join Late Night writer and performer Amber Ruffin and her sister Lacey Lamar, for a discussion about their debut book You'll Never Believe What Happened To Lacey. Told through the loving and humorous lens of sisterly banter, Amber and Lacey share entertainingly horrifying anecdotes that tackle modern-day racism with the perfect balance of levity and gravity. Hosted by model and journalist Shivani Persad.

Watch live on Crowdcast.

Monday, March 8 at 7PM EST

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You'll Never Believe What Happened To Lacey by Amber Ruffin and Lacey Lamar

Live & In Conversation: Kristin Hannah

Join award-winning and bestselling author, Kristin Hannah, as she discusses her latest novel The Four Winds. A rich, sweeping novel The Four Winds brings life to the Great Depression, the people who lived through it and the harsh realities that divided us as a nation, as seen through the eyes of one indomitable woman whose courage and sacrifice will come to define a generation.

Watch live on Crowdcast.

Tuesday, March 9 at 7PM EST

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The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah

Live & In Conversation: Gabrielle Korn

Join former editor-in-chief of Nylon, Gabrielle Korn, as she discusses her provocative and intimate essay collection Everybody (Else) Is Perfect - featuring eye-opening explorations of hot button topics for modern women, Korn’s biting, darkly funny analysis turns feminist commentary on its head.

Watch live on Instagram @indigo.

Wednesday, March 10 at 7PM EST

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Everybody (Else) Is Perfect: How I Survived Hypocrisy, Beauty, Clicks, and Likes by Gabrielle Korn

Live & In Conversation: Bill Gates

Indigo & Rotman Events present: Bill Gates on How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need. In this urgent, singularly authoritative book, Bill Gates sets out a wide-ranging, practical—and accessible—plan for how the world can get to zero greenhouse gas emissions in time to avoid an irreversible climate catastrophe.

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Wednesday, March 10 at 8PM EST

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How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need by Bill Gates

Live & In Conversation: Mary H.K. Choi

Join bestselling author Mary H.K. Choi for a discussion about her latest YA novel Yolk - a funny and emotional story about two estranged sisters and how far they’ll go to save one of their lives, even if it means swapping identities.

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Thursday, March 11 at 7PM EST

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Yolk by Mary H.K. Choi

Live & In Conversation: Cassandra Clare

Join writer Sara Farizan as she speaks with #1 New York Times bestselling author Cassandra Clare about the latest Shadowhunters novel Chain of Iron, the dangerous and romantic sequel to Chain of Gold. Cassandra and Sara will discuss the Carstairs siblings, their unique challenges in the book, and the angst and pain of romance.

Following the discussion there will be an audience Q&A.

Tuesday, March 23 at 7PM EST

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Chain of Iron by Cassandra Clare

Live & In Conversation: Jenny Lawson

Join writer Samantha Irby as she talks to #1 New York Times bestselling author Jenny Lawson about Broken (in The Best Possible Way), Jenny's most personal book yet. A treat for Jenny's already existing fans, and destined to convert new ones, Broken is a beacon of hope and a wellspring of laughter.

Purchase a signed copy of Broken (in The Best Possible Way) for access to this exciting event (limited quantity) here.

Wednesday, April 14 at 7PM EST

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Broken (in The Best Possible Way) by Jenny Lawson

*At participating Indigo & Chapters locations (Coles and Indigospirit stores excluded). Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Event materials may be limited and events are subject to cancellation or change without notice.

 

**At hosting store only. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Event materials may be limited and events are subject to cancellation or change without notice.