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Icon of the event Panel Discussion: The Roles and Responsibilities of Indigenous Storytelling
Thu Apr 16, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Writer in Residence Cherie Dimaline hosts a panel discussion on the roles and responsibilities of Indigenous storytelling. Featuring published authors, storytellers and traditional teachers from the Aboriginal community. Plea...

Icon of the event Creative Writing Workshops with Author Lauren Kirshner
Thu Apr 16, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Bloor/Gladstone

Have a story to tell but don't know how to start? Want to try creative writing? This hands-on workshop led by novelist Lauren Kirshner introduces participants to techniques for starting the creative writing process. Low-stres...

Icon of the event North York Writers
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

Members of the North York Writers meet regularly at North York Central Library in an informal, supportive atmosphere to read their work and critique the work of members. Writers of all genres are welcome. We focus on feedbac...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 09
Icon of the event Mystery Book Club
Tue Apr 07, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
St. Lawrence

Discussion of A Man in Uniform by Kate Taylor. Copies of the book are available in the branch.

Icon of the event Now Books
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

A leader directs discussions of contemporary literature. There is a $25 fee for six sessions....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 01
Icon of the event Feminist Book Discussion Group
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

The Older Women's Network invites women, midlife and older, to meet in Room 2/3 and share views and ideas about selected books. The focus is on feminist issues. New members welcome....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 01
Icon of the event Meet Writer in Residence Cherie Dimaline
Sat Mar 07, 2015 | 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
North York Central Library

Join Writer in Residence Cherie Dimaline in celebrating the first Aboriginal residency at the North York Central Library. Browse select volumes from the stacks, hear about the goals and events for this unique residency and e...

Icon of the event Cantonese Book Club
Thu Mar 05, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Agincourt

Join fellow book lovers to discuss contemporary Chinese literature once a month in a relaxing manner at Agincourt Branch. First Thursday of each month, March to December from 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. For more information and to...

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...

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Tue Mar 03, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

Richard Scrimger, author of "Zomboy" and "The Wolf and Me (Seven Sequels)," talks about how to get into a story and make it sound authentic. Get ready for an interactive and entertaining presentation using real examples to il...