Talking TED TALKs

Come out to join us...we’re talking TED Talks at the Library!

Enjoy viewing and discussing individual TED Talks at Parkgate Library with other community members. Local resident Oliver Hung will be facilitating the sessions.

September 6

  • “What makes something go viral?” with Dao Nguyen
  • "The rapid growth of the Chinese internet” with Gary Liu

October 4

  • “The happy secret to better work” with Shawn Anchor               
  • “Happiness and its surprises” with Nancy Etcoff

November 1

  • “Your brain hallucinates your conscious reality” with  Anil Seth
  • “Do we see reality as it is?” with Donald Hoffman

December 6

  • “How young blood might help reverse aging” with Tony Wyss-Coray
  • “The psychology of your future self” with Dan Gilbert




Repeats every month on September, October, November, December on the first Thursday 4 times.
Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm


  • Teens
  • Adults