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Icon of the event North York Writers
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

Members of the North York Writers meet regularly at North York Central Library in an informal, supportive atmosphere to read their work and critique the work of members. Writers of all genres are welcome. We focus on feedbac...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 09
Thu Oct 23
Thu Nov 13
Thu Nov 27
Thu Dec 04
Icon of the event North York Writers
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

Members of the North York Writers meet regularly at North York Central Library in an informal, supportive atmosphere to read their work and critique the work of members. Writers of all genres are welcome. We focus on feedbac...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 08
Thu Jan 22
Icon of the event Sharon A. Crawford
Wed Nov 26, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
S. Walter Stewart

Sharon A. Crawford is a Toronto-based author, writing instructor, book editor and founder of the East End Writers' Group which meets at S. Walter Stewart Branch. She is the author of the "Beyond" mystery series....

Icon of the event  Workshop: The Nuts and Bolts of Fiction Writing
Wed Oct 29, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Make your stories the best they can be! Learn how Point of View, Verb Tense, Modifiers, Language Use and Literary Devices affect the "feel" of a story. Discover how to develop realistic characters, settings, and plots. Find o...

Icon of the event Teen Writers' Group (Ages 13 -19)
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

(Ages 13 -19)...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 09
Thu Oct 23
Thu Nov 06
Thu Nov 20
Thu Dec 04
Icon of the event Tuesday Afternoon Book Club
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Taylor Memorial

Discuss new books and old favourites with library staff. Book club meets the first Tuesday of the month. for more information call Taylor Memorial branch at 416-396-8939


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 04
Tue Oct 07
Tue Dec 02
Icon of the event Crafting the Short Story
Tue Oct 07, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
S. Walter Stewart

Join writer, editor and East End Writers' Group founder Sharon A. Crawford for a hands-on introductory workshop on short story writing. Learn the basic techniques to blend plot, character, point of view, dialogue, narrative, ...

Icon of the event The Literary War on Book Buzz: All Quiet on the Western Front
Ongoing event running from Mon Sep 01, 2014 - Tue Sep 30, 2014
North York Central Library

In September, Toronto Public Library's online book club discusses the classic World War I novel, All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque....

Icon of the event Boys Book Club
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
S. Walter Stewart

Join our book club for boys, where we read a new book every month, meet to discuss it, and do lots of fun activities based on each book (it's awesome... trust us). For boys ages 9-12 years old. To register and to pick up your...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 14
Tue Nov 11
Tue Jan 13
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...