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Icon of the event Monday Afternoon Book Chat
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join us to chat about good books in an informal setting. Library staff will present new and recommended titles. Share your own favorites with the group. All are welcome....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 20
Mon Dec 18
Mon Jan 22
Mon Feb 12
Mon Mar 19
Icon of the event Monday Memoir Writers Group
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

The Memoir Writers group meets at the library every Monday afternoon except holidays. Come share your ideas and develop your style! New members are welcome....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 20
Mon Nov 27
Mon Dec 04
Mon Dec 11
Mon Dec 18
Icon of the event Ashdale Writers Group
10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

In this program, you will have an opportunity to share a piece of your own writing in a friendly and supportive environment. This is a great setting to develop your skills and hone in on your writing craft....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 25
Sat Dec 09
Icon of the event Parent/Child Book Club
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Calling all children ages 9 to 12 and their mother, father, grandmother, grandfather, or caregiver! Join our monthly family book club. One child 9 to 12, one parent/caregiver, one book per month. Space is limited. For more in...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 27
Mon Dec 18
Mon Jan 29
Mon Feb 26
Icon of the event Call for Manuscript Submissions for Writer in Residence, Spring 2018
Ongoing event running from Wed Jan 03, 2018 - Thu Feb 01, 2018
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Manuscripts will be accepted from Wednesday, January 3, 2018 to Thursday, February 1, 2018....

Icon of the event Writing Immigration Memoirs: Drop-in Workshops
10:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Ayelet Tsabari, award-winning author of The Best Place on Earth, current Writer in Residence at Toronto Public Library, is also an immigrant and ESL writer who writes in her second language. She will lead informal, drop-in wo...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 17
Sat Mar 03
Sat Mar 17
Icon of the event Editing Your Book for Publication
Wed Dec 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Learn practical tips and techniques for evaluating your own fiction and non-fiction manuscripts through a thorough description of the three stages of editing: substantive, stylistic, and copy editing. This seminar will includ...

Icon of the event Getting Published in Literary Magazines
Thu Mar 08, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Ayelet Tsabari, award-winning author of The Best Place on Earth, and current Writer in Residence at Toronto Public Library, will lead a panel discussion of editors from literary magazines, as well as share insights gained fro...

Icon of the event Tea & Books
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Come and enjoy a cup of tea and hear about some great books from our librarians. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Dec 19
Tue Jan 23
Tue Feb 20
Icon of the event Beaches Book Club
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Beaches

Come out and join us the first Thursday of every month to discuss popular books in a fun and friendly atmosphere. The book club is free to join and new members are always welcome. Copies of the books are available to borrow a...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Dec 07

Join Toronto Public Library's online book club.

A space where writers can work at Toronto Reference Library.