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Icon of the event Local Words:  Authors Brian Lloyd French and Keith Weaver
Tue Jun 28, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: St. Lawrence

Keith Weaver, author of An Uncompromising Place, published his book with Iguana Books, a crowdfunded publisher. Brian Lloyd French, author of Tintamarre!, self-published his book. Both authors talk about and read from their b...

Icon of the event Tea and Books
Wed Jun 22, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: St. Lawrence

Find Your Next Great Read. Speaker and topic to be announced.

Icon of the event Judy Fong Bates: the Toronto Writers' Co-op Interview
Sat Jun 04, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Judy Fong Bates discusses the writer's life and craft with host, John Miller. Judy's award-winning 'Midnight at the Dragon Café' was the Toronto Public Library's One Book Selection, and her 2010 memoir, 'The Year of Finding M...

Icon of the event Memory Lane: The Gift of Our Stories
11:30 am - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

"Storytelling has seen a strong resurgence in recent times. Even in this age of high technology, people realize that stories are powerful. Studies suggest that they stimulate our minds in ways that other art and education med...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 30
Mon Jun 06
Mon Jun 13
Mon Jun 20
Mon Jun 27
Icon of the event ATELIER d'écriture OULIPO QUI BIEN Y PENSE « Jonglez avec les mots »
Sat May 28, 2016 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

L'Oulipo nous montre l'exemple, nous offre une pratique en proposant une démarche et des contraintes éprouvées qui stimulent l'imaginaire créatif....

Icon of the event Tea and Books
11:00 am - 12:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Humberwood

Join library staff and discuss new books or timely favourites.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 27
Fri Jun 24
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 May 26
Thu Jun 30
Thu Jul 28
Thu Aug 25
Icon of the event Older Women's Network (OWN) Feminist Book Group
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern District

Older Women's Network invites women, to meet and share views about selected books. The focus is on feminist issues....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 25
Sat Jun 25
Mon Jul 25
Thu Aug 25
Icon of the event Edith Wharton's The House of Mirth
Tue May 24, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: St. Lawrence

Lily Bart, the doomed protagonist of Edith Wharton's 1905 novel, The House of Mirth, stands for America at the turn of the century. In particular, she exemplifies a model of excessive consumption without regard for material l...

Icon of the event Book Club: Thursdays
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Join us for stimulating conversation about great books. You and your fellow book club members decide in advance which books you want to read. New members are always welcome.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 19
Thu Jun 23