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Icon of the event Accessible Literary Speed Dating
Fri Oct 21, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Want to meet other singles who share your interests? Literary Speed Dating is a fun and easy way to meet lots of potential dates in one evening with a cute book-themed twist. Participants are given five minutes to chat with e...

Icon of the event HEW - Ella Burakowski and the story of Hidden Gold
Thu Nov 03, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Author Ella Burakowski, a second-generation Holocaust survivor, wanted readers to feel, hear, smell and experience what it was like to survive the darkness that was the Holocaust. Hidden Gold is her family?s story told in a p...

Icon of the event Club de lecture
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

This is a book club for people who are fluent in French....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 19
Mon Oct 17
Mon Nov 21
Icon of the event Toronto in Literature Book Club
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Discover Toronto in Literature! Join us for an informal group discussion about a selected book set in Toronto....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 08
Thu Oct 13
Thu Nov 10
Thu Dec 08
Icon of the event Exchanging Notes: the Interview with Farzana Doctor
Sat Nov 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Novelist Farzana Doctor discusses the writer's life and craft. NOW Magazine called Farzana's Stealing Nasreen "a unique contribution to CanLit." Six Metres of Pavement won a 2012 Lambda Literary Award and was short-listed for...

Icon of the event Adult Fanfiction Writers' Coalition
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

If you read, write, or are just plain enthusiastic about fanfiction, this is the group for you. Join us each month to discuss each other's work as well as all things fandom, including periodic movie nights. All adults 18+ wel...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 13
Tue Sep 27
Tue Oct 11
Tue Oct 25
Tue Nov 15
Icon of the event Monday Afternoon Book Chat
2:00 pm - 3:00 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 Sep 19
Mon Oct 17
Mon Nov 21
Mon Dec 12
Icon of the event Book Club: Thursdays
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Join us for stimulating conversation about great books. You and your fellow book club members decide in advance which books you want to read. New members are always welcome.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 22
Thu Oct 20
Thu Nov 17
Thu Dec 15
Icon of the event Monday Memoir Writers
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

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


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 05
Mon Sep 12
Mon Sep 19
Mon Sep 26
Mon Oct 03
Icon of the event Love sharing a good book?
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

This fall why not join the Downsview Book Club and meet others who share your love of a good read? This Club really enjoys sharing and exploring the diverse selection of titles they choose each season. For information about ...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 07
Wed Sep 21
Wed Oct 05
Wed Oct 19
Wed Nov 02