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Book Clubs & Writers' Groups

Icon of the event Writers' Group
Ongoing event running from Mon Mar 10, 2014 - Mon Dec 29, 2014
Parliament Street

Do you need feedback on your writing? Read from and discuss your works in progress: prose, poetry, essays. Mondays 6:30-8:00 pm.

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 Meet Writer in Residence Richard Scarsbrook
Sat Oct 04, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
North York Central Library

Join us for coffee and conversation as the Toronto Public Library...

Icon of the event Tea and Books
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Parliament Street

Library staff will treat you to some new reading suggestions and a lovely cup of tea!


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 10
Wed Oct 08
Wed Nov 12
Wed Dec 10
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 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 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 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 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 City Hall Brown Bag Book Club
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
City Hall

Join us at lunch time for a stimulating discussion of this month's novel. Upcoming titles:...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 18
Thu Oct 16
Thu Nov 20
Thu Dec 18