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Icon of the event The Joy of Writing
7:00 pm - 8:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Queen/Saulter

The Joy of Writing is a weekly writers' workshop and gathering where we read, write, laugh and inspire each other. Call Lucile at 416-461-3700 for more information. Tuesday evenings at the Ralph Thornton Centre, Mezzanine Lev...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Aug 22
Tue Aug 29
Tue Sep 05
Tue Sep 12
Tue Sep 19
Icon of the event Tea, Books and Conversation
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us for a stimulating one hour presentation of new and/or interesting books with light refreshments and conversation. Presented by library/branch staff. No registration is required. All are welcome. For more information p...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 18
Mon Oct 16
Mon Nov 20
Icon of the event Editing Your Book for Publication
Thu Oct 19, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Learn practical tips and techniques for evaluating your own fiction and non-fiction manuscripts through a thorough description of the three stages of editing: substantive, stylistic, and copy editing. This seminar will includ...

Icon of the event Editing Your Book for Publication
Tue Nov 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Learn practical tips and techniques for evaluating your own fiction and non-fiction manuscripts through a thorough description of the three stages of editing: substantive, stylistic, and copy editing. This seminar will includ...

Icon of the event Exchanging Notes: the interview with Wayne Johnston
Thu Dec 14, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Wayne Johnston discusses the writer's life and craft. Wayne's first novel, The Story of Bobby O'Malley won 1985's W.H.Smith/Books in Canada First Novel Award. His second novel, The Time of Their Lives, won the 1988 Air Canada...

Icon of the event Non-Fiction Book Club
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: 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 Aug 31
Thu Sep 28
Thu Oct 26
Thu Nov 30
Icon of the event East End Writers' Group
7:00 pm - 9:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Read and discuss works in progress. The group is led by editor and author Sharon Crawford. For information call 416-396-3975 or email Sharon Crawford at words@samcraw.com


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 27
Wed Oct 25
Wed Nov 29
Icon of the event Editing Your Book for Publication
Wed Dec 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Learn practical tips and techniques for evaluating your own fiction and non-fiction manuscripts through a thorough description of the three stages of editing: substantive, stylistic, and copy editing. This seminar will includ...

Icon of the event Fiction Book Club
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Join us for an interesting discussion on the last Wednesday of the month. On July 26, we will discuss "The Sellout" by Paul Beatty. For information, please call 416-396-3975 or visit our reference desk.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 30
Wed Sep 27
Wed Oct 25
Wed Nov 29
Icon of the event Parliament Street Open Mic Night
Tue Sep 12, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Parliament Street

Are you a writer with work that should be heard? The library and the Parliament Street Writers Group invite you to read at our open mic night! Work in all genres is welcome....