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Book Clubs & Writers' Groups

Icon of the event Saturday Writers
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
High Park

Read from and discuss works in progress. Prose, poetry, essays welcome.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 26
Sat Aug 02
Sat Aug 09
Sat Aug 16
Sat Aug 23
Icon of the event Kennedy/Eglinton Adult Book Club
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Kennedy/Eglinton

Join this small and vibrant group in a monthly discussion of interesting fiction. Ask Marianna for more information.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 31
Thu Aug 28
Thu Sep 25
Thu Oct 30
Icon of the event Phoenix Poetry Workshop
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 Aug 02
Sat Sep 06
Sat Oct 04
Sat Nov 01
Icon of the event Your Next Read Book Club
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Jane/Dundas

Would you like to read and discuss an interesting book each month?...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 06
Wed Sep 03
Wed Oct 01
Wed Nov 05
Icon of the event Book Discussion
6:45 pm - 7:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
High Park

Lively discussion of selected books.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 13
Icon of the event The Big Shadows: Detective Film & Book Discussion series  (The Long Goodbye)
Thu Aug 14, 2014 | 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
High Park

First, watch Robert Altman's classic film The Long Goodbye at the Revue Cinema on Thursday July 24 at 6:45 pm. Author and Globe and Mail critic Geoff Pevere will discuss the film before and after the showing. http://revue...

Icon of the event St. Lawrence Book Club
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
St. Lawrence

May 20 Discussion of Tears of the Desert by Halima Bashir...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Aug 19
Icon of the event Parent/Child Book Club
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
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 Aug 25
Mon Sep 29
Mon Oct 27
Icon of the event Tuesday Afternoon Book Club
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Taylor Memorial

Discuss new books and old favourites with library staff. Book club meets the first Tuesday of the month. for more information call Taylor Memorial branch at 416-396-8939


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 02
Sat Oct 04
Tue Oct 07
Icon of the event Mystery Book Club: Detective Montalbano
Tue Sep 02, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
St. Lawrence

Discussion of the novels by Andrea Camilleri and the italian series based on his character Detective Montalbano. Librarian Francesca Lacivita joins our discussion with background information about the novels and suggests othe...