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Icon of the event Learn to Write Creative Non-Fiction with Donna Kakonge
Thu Jul 24, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Spadina Road

Want to write your own story? Want to explore writing creative non-fiction? Come meet local author Donna Kakonge, an author of several published works, including 'How to talk to crazy people' and 'How to write creative non-fi...

Icon of the event Great Books:  Jane Austen's
Mon Sep 29, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Richview

Published posthumously, Jane Austen's last complete and most mature comic novel celebrates her heroine's respect for her own experience and reconsidered judgement. This lecture explores the implications of "persuasion" as th...

Icon of the event Evergreen author Simone St. James
Wed Sep 17, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Richview

Join us for a session with Evergreen-nominated author Simone St. James. Her novel An Inquiry into Love and Death is nominated for the 2014 Forest of Reading Evergreen Award for Adult Fiction. Ms. St. James will discuss her ...

Icon of the event A Conversation with Diaspora Dialogues
Mon Jul 28, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

Join us for a talk led by authors Cynthia Holz and Sheila Murray. Sheila Murray, of Jamaican origin, will discuss her experience working with Cynthia Holz on writing a novel about an immigrant's arrival in Toronto. Holz, auth...

Icon of the event Kat Kruger Author Visit
Thu Sep 18, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Spadina Road

Join us for an evening with award winning author Kat Kruger. She will be discussing her Madeburg Trilogy and reading from the final book in the series "The Night is Found". Highly recommended if you like werewolves and the su...

Icon of the event Boneshaker Reading Series
Ongoing event running from Tue Sep 16, 2014 - Wed Dec 31, 2014
St. Clair/Silverthorn

Monthly author reading series on Tuesday nights. Please contact branch for details. 416-393-7709