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Icon of the event  Workshop: Creative Writing Kick Start
Mon Nov 10, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Eliminate "Writer's Block!" Discover new ideas for stories you didn't even know you had! Transform your experiences, ideas, and feelings into great stories! Using fun, real-time writing cues and prompts, you can leave this wo...

Icon of the event Writer in Residence Richard Scarsbrook - Farewell Event
Sat Nov 29, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
North York Central Library

Richard Scarsbrook will share stories and insights from his residency, and participants will get to hear for the first time some of the writing he created during his residency. As a special treat, writers who were mentored by...

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
Mon Nov 24
Icon of the event Kids' Book Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Gerrard/Ashdale

Join Gerrard/Ashdale's book club to read, talk and play a game related to the book of the month! For ages 8 to 12 years....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 24
Wed Oct 22
Wed Nov 19
Wed Dec 17
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 Oct 01
Wed Oct 15
Wed Oct 29
Wed Nov 12
Wed Nov 26
Icon of the event Harvest Fair Book Sale
Sat Sep 27, 2014 | All Day
Mount Pleasant

Mount Pleasant's Annual Book Sale will take place on Saturday, September 27 during the Harvest Fair. Gently used books from all genres and for all ages will be available for sale. All proceeds go to the Toronto Public Library...

Icon of the event Ashdale Writers Group Reading Showcase
Thu Sep 25, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

The lively Ashdale Writers Group is in it's second year, meeting at the Gerrard Ashdale Library on alternate Saturday mornings. Please join the Ashdale Writers Group for an evening of prose and poetry as the members share the...

Icon of the event Good Reads Book Club
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Mount Pleasant

Join the discussion of books selected by the group. Copies of the books are available at Mount Pleasant Branch. New members welcome....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 02
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 Sep 03
Wed Oct 01
Wed Nov 05
Wed Dec 03
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...