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Icon of the event Book Club @ Pape/Danforth
Ongoing event running from Tue Oct 01, 2013 - Sat May 31, 2014
Pape/Danforth

Join Pape/Danforth Library staff for a lively and entertaining discussion on selected book titles. Membership may be at capacity please check with the branch regarding availability and registration....

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Ongoing event running from Mon Mar 10, 2014 - Mon Jun 30, 2014
Parliament Street

Do you need feedback on your writing? Read from and discuss your works in progress: prose, poetry, essays. Mondays 6:30-8:00 pm.

Icon of the event European Book Club
Thu Apr 17, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The European Book Club is a project of the European Union National Institutes for Culture. This month's selection, presented by the Goethe Institut, is "Visitation", a novel by Jenny Erpenbeck. The discussion, in English, wil...

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10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Gerrard/Ashdale

Meets on alternate Saturdays: Starting at 10:30 a.m....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 19
Sat May 03
Sat May 17
Sat Jun 14
Sat Jun 28
Icon of the event Non-fiction Book Club
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
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 Apr 24
Thu May 29
Thu Jun 26
Thu Jul 31
Icon of the event Gerrard Ashdale Book Club
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Gerrard/Ashdale

The Gerrard Ashdale Library Book Club meets on the last Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. for engaging discussion of great selections....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 24
Icon of the event Toronto Writers Co-operative
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Toronto Reference Library

TPL's writer's community offers weekly workshops, guest authors, member readings, open mic and publications--your opportunity to polish, publish and perform your work....


Upcoming Dates:
Sun Apr 27
Sun May 04
Sun May 11
Sun May 18
Sun May 25
Icon of the event Denise Bukowski: The Toronto Writers Co-op Interview
Thu May 01, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Host John Miller discusses the business and art of Canadian fiction and non-fiction with literary agent Denise Bukowski. As a staff editor Denise worked for Holt, Rinehart and Winston, McClelland and Stewart, McGraw Hill, the...

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2:30 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
College/Shaw

The group invites new and experienced poets of all ages to bring their work to our monthly meetings. Bring a poem with six to ten copies for review by other attendees. The group will listen to you read your poem and offer c...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 03
Sat Jun 07
Icon of the event Jan Wong: The Toronto Writers Co-op Interview
Sat May 31, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Jan Wong discusses the writer's life and craft with host, John Miller. At 19, Jan Wong was one of the first Westerners to study in China. Her book "Red China Blues" -- one of Time's top 10 books of 1996 -- recounts her stor...