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Book Clubs & Writers' Groups

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

Join us for a discussion on new books and old favourites....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 18
Icon of the event The Poetry Circle
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Parkdale

All are welcome who are interested in learning about, sharing and discussing diverse collections of poetry. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 05
Wed Dec 03
Wed Jan 07
Wed Feb 04
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 First Novels Book Club
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Sanderson

Join us for stimulating conversation. Book club members will read first novels written by Canadian writers. Visit the branch to pick up a copy of next month's read....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 04
Tue Dec 02
Tue Jan 06
Tue Feb 03
Icon of the event Learn to Write Creative Non-Fiction
Fri Nov 14, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

Want to write your own story? Want to explore writing creative non-fiction? Come meet Donna Kakonge, an author of several published works, including 'How to Talk to Crazy People' and 'How to Write Creative Non-Fiction'....

Icon of the event Brookbanks Book Club
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Brookbanks

Share your views with us on selected books....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 20
Thu Jan 15
Icon of the event Evening Book Club
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Morningside

Meet monthly to discuss your views on selected books. All are welcome. For more information or to register call 416-396-8881.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 13
Thu Dec 11
Icon of the event Toronto Wordsmiths
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Parkdale

Toronto WordSmiths is a writing group for youth ages 16-29 to come together to share and learn from one another....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 27
Mon Nov 03
Mon Nov 10
Mon Nov 17
Mon Nov 24
Icon of the event Memoir Writing
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Cliffcrest

Interested in memoir writing? Come and join a group of Seniors to share, discuss and write. For more information call 416-396-8916.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 28
Tue Nov 11
Tue Nov 25
Tue Dec 09
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...