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Icon of the event  Deer Park Book Club. Contemporary Books.The Clothes on Their Backs. Linda Grant
Tue Jan 20, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Deer Park

Set in 1970s London, The Clothes on Their Backs by Orange Prize winner and Man Booker Prize short listed author, Linda Grant, creates an appealing portrait of Vivien Kovacs, isolated from regular society by her timid Hungari...

Icon of the event Your Truth Matters - Write It Down
Wed Mar 04, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Danforth/Coxwell

Make your life matter--dare yourself to write the truth. Wayson Choy will discuss how he wrote his bestselling memoirs "Paper Shadows" and "Not Yet" by exposing and exploring both his personal and community Chinatown "secrets...

Icon of the event The Poetry Circle
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Parkdale

All are welcome who are interested in learning about, sharing and discussing diverse collections of poetry. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 07
Wed Feb 04
Wed Mar 04
Wed Apr 01
Icon of the event Book Discussion Club
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Northern Elms

Come and share your love of books and listen to others present their favourites in an informal, lively setting.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 09
Fri Feb 13
Fri Mar 13
Fri Apr 10
Icon of the event Adult Book Club
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Mimico Centennial

Join the book club for an informal book discussion, with lively and stimulating conversation. New members welcome!


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Dec 30
Icon of the event Tea and Books.
Tue Jan 20, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Deer Park

Discussion of old and new favourites by staff.

Icon of the event Toronto Wordsmiths
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Parkdale

Toronto WordSmiths is a writing group for youth ages 16-29 to come together to share and learn from one another....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Dec 22
Mon Dec 29
Mon Jan 05
Mon Jan 12
Mon Jan 19
Icon of the event Mystery Book Club
Tue Mar 03, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm
St. Lawrence

Discussion of The Interpretation of Murder by Jed Rubenfeld. Copies of the book are available in the branch.

Icon of the event Mystery Book Club
Tue Jan 06, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
St. Lawrence

Discussion of Arthur and George by Julian Barnes....

Icon of the event Mystery Book Club
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Mimico Centennial

If you like mysteries, consider joining a group of mystery lovers for informal discussions. Tell us about your favourite books and learn about new authors.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 14
Wed Feb 11
Wed Mar 11
Wed Apr 08