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Icon of the event Exchanging Notes: the interview with Robyn Sarah
Thu Mar 23, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

2015 Governor General Award-winning poet Robyn Sarah discusses the writer?s life and craft. Robyn?s several volumes of poetry include My Shoes Are Killing Me, Pause for Breath, and A Day's Grace. Robyn is a recipient of a Nat...

Icon of the event Writers' Group
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Meet other writers and enthusiasts. Find inspiration and share your work in an informal, supportive environment. Writers of all genres are welcome!...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 06
Mon Mar 20
Mon Apr 03
Mon May 01
Mon May 15
Icon of the event Tea and Books
Tue Apr 25, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Wondering what to read next? Join us for a cup of tea and a lively presentation about new and interesting books. For more information or to register, please visit the branch or call 416-396-8890.

Icon of the event Toronto Writers' Co-operative
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Weekly workshops, usually on Sundays (except in July and August when it is bi-weekly), guest authors, member readings, open mic and publications - your opportunity to polish and perform your work. Please be advised that Sat. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sun Feb 26
Sun Mar 05
Sun Mar 12
Sun Mar 19
Sun Mar 26
Icon of the event Afternoon Book Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Meet fellow book lovers and participate in lively discussions of popular books. The book club is free to join and new members are always welcome. Copies of the books are available to borrow at the branch....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 24
Fri Mar 24
Fri Apr 28
Fri May 26
Icon of the event Non Fiction Book Club
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A book club for people looking to read thought-provoking books. If you like to read non-fiction, this is the place!...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 23
Thu Mar 30
Thu Apr 27
Thu May 25
Icon of the event Uncensored Writing Workshop
Wed Mar 01, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Fiction is a dream or a nightmare, an idea - a device that allows the writer to vent, analyze, reflect, entertain, construct or deconstruct, possibly even to effect change. To celebrate our freedom to write, uncensored, works...

Icon of the event Parliament Street Branch Writers Group
6:30 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parliament Street

Meet with fellow writers on Monday nights at the Parliament Street Branch. This group discusses work in a range of genres including fiction, memoir, science fiction and poetry....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Feb 27
Mon Mar 06
Mon Mar 13
Mon Mar 20
Mon Mar 27
Icon of the event Writer in Residence Pasha Malla Workshop: Beginnings
Sat Mar 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Participants will discuss examples of strong opening scenes in short stories and the fundamentals of situating a reader in a fictional world, establishing conflict and creating a captivating narrative voice. Participants will...

Icon of the event Coffee and Books
Wed Feb 22, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Spadina Road

Join us for a one hour presentation by library staff of a variety of books from our collection, mixed with light refreshments and stimulating conversation.