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Icon of the event Memoir Writing Introductory Course - FULL
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Always wanted to write your family's story or your story but need motivation and guidance? Author, editor and writing instructor, Sharon A. Crawford will get you writing your story. Using prompts such as the six senses to kic...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 04
Tue Apr 11
Tue Apr 18
Tue Apr 25
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 Apr 03
Mon Apr 10
Mon Apr 17
Mon Apr 24
Mon May 01
Icon of the event Family Book Club
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for an exchange of experiences and thoughts on a monthly book based on the OLA's Silver Birch Fiction, Non-Fiction, and Express Prize Nominees (2016-17). When readers share their experiences with a story - we learn, ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 22
Sat May 20
Sat Jun 17
Icon of the event Critical Crossroads with Douglas Rushkoff
Mon May 01, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

One of todays most critically acclaimed media critics and theorists, Rushkoff discusses his new book, Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus, which explores the rise of new companies like Facebook and Google and why their successes...

Icon of the event Tea and Books
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Elmbrook Park

Enjoy reading? Join library staff for a cup of tea and find out about new and interesting books.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 20
Thu May 18
Thu Jun 15
Icon of the event Tea and Mysteries
Thu Apr 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Are you a mystery lover? Join us as Toronto Public Library staff promote favourite authors and books from the mysteries genre.

Icon of the event Historical Fiction Writers' Group
10:00 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

HFWG members normally meet biweekly (except in July & August) to present and critique manuscripts....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 01
Sat Apr 29
Sat May 27
Sat Jun 10
Sat Jun 24
Icon of the event Lies, Loyalty and Lifespans in Alice Munro's Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Lo
Tue May 16, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: St. Lawrence

In her marvellous 2001 book, Nobel Prize-winning short story writer Alice Munro explores the full length of human lives, moving from stories of childhood deception to tales of fidelity and infatuation in older age. The lectur...

Icon of the event Tea and Books
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mimico Centennial

Please note February 23 is cancelled. Discuss new books and old favourites with library staff. Please note that we will start at 2:00 p.m. Call the branch at 416-394-5330 for more information.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 30
Thu Apr 27
Thu May 25
Thu Jun 29
Icon of the event Mystery Book Club
Tue May 02, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: St. Lawrence

Meet Peter Edwards, Toronto Star reporter, and Antonio Nicaso, the authors of Business or Blood: Mafia Boss Vito Rizzuto's Last War