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Icon of the event Learn to Write Creative Non-Fiction
Fri Nov 14, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

Want to write your own story? Want to explore writing creative non-fiction? Come meet Donna Kakonge, an author of several published works, including 'How to Talk to Crazy People' and 'How to Write Creative Non-Fiction'....

Icon of the event Mark Kingwell: The Toronto Writers Co-op Interview
Thu Nov 13, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Author and U of T professor of philosophy Mark Kingwell discusses the philosopher's life and craft with host, John Miller.

Icon of the event Father-Daughter Book Club
Wed Nov 12, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Attention Fathers and Daughters! Please join us for a book club with books, activities and prizes. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440.

Icon of the event National Novel Writing Month: Write In
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Pape/Danforth

NaNoWriMo is an annual (November) novel writing project that brings together professional and amateur writers from all over the world....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 03
Mon Nov 17
Icon of the event Self-Publishing an E-Book
Mon Oct 06, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

Join as as Peter Fritze, author of self-published novel, "The Case for Killing" and publishing industry consultant Lisa Charters walk us through the E-Book publishing process....

Icon of the event Join the Library's Online Book Club!
Mon Sep 29, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

Library staff will demonstrate how to register and participate in our online bookclub, Book Buzz. Read the hottest books, chat with guest writers and have fun sharing your passion for books. An Email account is required to re...

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 Sep 29
Mon Oct 27
Mon Nov 24
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 Sep 25
Thu Oct 30
Thu Nov 20
Icon of the event Take a Free Course Online: Comic Books and Graphic Novels
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Maria A. Shchuka

Watch course videos together and join the discussion! Library staff will be on site to assist with signing up and troubleshooting technology. Spaces available for 13. To register call 416-394-1000....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 23
Tue Sep 30
Tue Oct 07
Tue Oct 14
Tue Oct 21
Icon of the event Toronto Writers' Co-operative
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Toronto Reference Library

The Toronto Writers' Co-op offers weekly workshops, guest authors, member readings, open mic and publications--your opportunity to polish, publish and perform your work.


Upcoming Dates:
Sun Sep 21
Sun Nov 23
Sun Nov 30