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Icon of the event NaNoWriMo: tips for getting started and staying with it
Sat Oct 18, 2014 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

Are you wondering if you?ve got a novel in you and want to get it out this side of Christmas? Have you heard of NaNoWriMo and want to know more? One of Toronto?s veteran NaNo novelists will be at Ashdale Writers? Group on 18t...

Icon of the event Learn to Write Creative Non-Ficton with Donna Kakonge
Thu Oct 16, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
College/Shaw

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" "How to write creative non-fictio...

Icon of the event Boys Book Club
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
S. Walter Stewart

Join our book club for boys, where we read a new book every month, meet to discuss it, and do lots of fun activities based on each book (it's awesome... trust us). For boys ages 9-12 years old. To register and to pick up your...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 14
Tue Nov 11
Icon of the event Crafting the Short Story
Tue Oct 07, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
S. Walter Stewart

Join writer, editor and East End Writers' Group founder Sharon A. Crawford for a hands-on introductory workshop on short story writing. Learn the basic techniques to blend plot, character, point of view, dialogue, narrative, ...

Icon of the event Tuesday Night Book Club
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Locke

Join us Tuesday evenings to chat about selected books. Copies of the books are available at the branch.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 30
Tue Oct 28
Icon of the event Ashdale Writers Group Reading
Thu Sep 25, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

The lively Ashdale Writers Group is in it's second year, meeting at the Gerrard Ashdale Library on alternate Saturday mornings. Please join the Ashdale Writers Group for an evening of prose and poetry as they share their work...

Icon of the event Adult Book Club
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Cliffcrest

Come and meet people, enjoy a cup of tea and discuss selected Book Club Books.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 24
Wed Oct 22
Icon of the event Nate Hendley
Wed Sep 24, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
S. Walter Stewart

Nate Hendley is a Toronto-based freelance writer and much published author. Nate has written a series of books, primarily in the true crime genre. His most recent books are "Steven Truscott: Decades of Injustice" and "The Maf...

Icon of the event Kids' Book Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Gerrard/Ashdale

Join Gerrard/Ashdale's book club to read, talk and play a game related to the book of the month! For ages 8 to 12 years....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 24
Wed Oct 22
Wed Nov 19
Icon of the event East End Storytellers Group
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Morningside

Open to storytellers of all levels including those just learning to share and tell stories. Story-listeners are also welcome. Share your love of stories and storytelling with others in a supportive environment. All are welcom...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 17
Wed Oct 15
Wed Nov 19