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

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: 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.

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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: Kazuo Ishiguro

Wordfest in partnership with Indigo is honored to present Nobel Laureate Kazuo Ishiguro and his new novel Klara and the Sun, his first since winning the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2017. The event will be hosted by Lainey Lui, the cohost of CTV’s The Social. Your ticket includes a copy of Klara and the Sun, as well as shipping. You will also receive our Digital Doggie Bag after the event, with links to the best of what was discussed during the event. We are thrilled to be able to offer signed copies of Klara and the Sun to the first 350 people who register.

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Tuesday, March 9 at 5PM EST

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Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro

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.

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.

Watch live on Instagram @indigo.

Thursday, March 11 at 7PM EST

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Yolk by Mary H.K. Choi

Indigo & Thoughtfull.co Present: Hilary Thurston, The Tarotologist

Join tarotologist Hilary Thurston on March 12 at the start of a new moon for a 30-minute virtual tarot experience surrounding new moon intention-setting, a walk through of how to use the cards for self-care, as well as a Tarot 101 lesson. This program offers you an opportunity to deepen your understanding of how to use tarot as an intuitive tool and self-care method. Tarot reading promotes self-awareness and intuition to support you on your path to increased wellness and vitality, bringing subconscious themes to the surface for reflection and reorganization, and to clarify the next steps in your healing work.

Watch live on Instagram @indigo.

Would you like Hilary to draw a card for you during the live session? For a chance to receive a tarot reading, send an e-mail to thetarotologist@gmail.com including your name and one of the following areas of focus: Love, Career, Health, Family or Life Purpose.

Between March 12-21 get 10% off Virtual Tarot Experiences at Thoughtfull.co with discount code TAROT.

Friday, March 12 at 7PM EST

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Indigo and Thoughtfull.co Present: Hilary Thurston, The Tarotologist

Live & In Conversation: Jedidiah Jenkins

Join bestselling travel author Jedidiah Jenkins as he discusses his latest thoughtful and illuminating collection Like Streams to the Ocean. Exploring topics such as family, work, love, nature, death, and the soul, Jedidiah’s intimate musings offer readers a safe space of reflection with an old friend.

Watch live on Instagram @indigo.

Monday, March 15 at 7PM EST

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Like Streams to the Ocean by Jedidiah Jenkins

Live & In Conversation: Jeff Kinney

Join award-winning author and cartoonist, Jeff Kinney, as he discusses his latest work, Rowley Jefferson's Awesomely Friendly Spooky Stories- a collection of stories featuring monsters from zombies to vampires, kids will be pleasantly spooked but ultimately left laughing in these comically terrifying tales.

Watch live on Instagram @indigo.

Tuesday, March 16 at 4PM EST

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Rowley Jefferson's Awesomely Friendly Spooky Stories by Jeff Kinney

Live & In Conversation: Rachel Ricketts

Join racial justice disruptor and spiritual activist Rachel Ricketts as she discusses her book Do Better: Spiritual Activism for Fighting and Healing from White Supremacy. An inspirational and eye-opening handbook filled with carefully curated secular spiritual exercises from transformative breathwork to journaling prompts designed to unpack our privilege, and take up the ongoing fight against oppression, while transforming our own lives along the way. Hosted by model and journalist Shivani Persad.

Watch live on Instagram @indigo.

Tuesday, March 16 at 7PM EST

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Do Better: Spiritual Activism for Fighting and Healing from White Supremacy by Rachel Ricketts

Live & In Conversation: Tui T. Sutherland

Join bestselling author Tui T. Sutherland as she talks about her newest book The Dangerous Gift (Wings of Fire Book 14) in conversation with Sayantani DasGupta, the New York Times bestselling author of the critically acclaimed, Bengali folktale and string theory-inspired Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond books.

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Wednesday, March 17 at 4PM EST

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The Dangerous Gift (Wings of Fire Book 14) by Tui T. Sutherland

Indigo & Thoughtfull.co Present: Salsa Senoritas

Join Jennifer and Liliya of Salsa Senoritas for a 30-minute virtual salsa class, geared towards all ages and abilities. This program offers a great workout, a chance to learn more about salsa, and an opportunity to “leave it all on the dancefloor." Presented in partnership with Thoughtfull.co.

Watch live on Instagram @indigo.

Between March 19-28 get 10% off Virtual Salsa Senoritas Experiences on Thoughtfull.co with discount code SALSA.

Friday, March 19 at 7PM EST

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Indigo and Thoughtfull.co Present: Salsa Senoritas

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.