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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 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 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 Sep 25
Thu Oct 09
Thu Oct 23
Thu Nov 13
Thu Nov 27
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 Jan 07
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 Read Aloud Classics. Antony and Cleopatra and Caesar and Cleopatra
2:00 pm - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Deer Park

Join a group reading of Shakespeare's Antony and Clepatra followed by Bernard Shaw's Caesar and Cleopatra. Compare the two works, the style, the characters, the themes.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 22
Mon Sep 29
Mon Oct 06
Mon Oct 20
Mon Nov 03
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 Oct 08
Wed Nov 12
Wed Dec 10
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
Icon of the event Northern District Book Club
Ongoing event running from Wed Jan 01, 2014 - Wed Dec 31, 2014
Northern District

ND Book Club meets second Wednesday of every month....

Icon of the event Two-Spirit Book Club
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Spadina Road

Do you a love/hate reolationship with Queer theory, a novel that changed you? Come and share it with us. Join us for stimulating book discussion about two-spirited fiction, non-fiction, short stories, plays and poems. All are...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 16
Thu Nov 20
Thu Jan 15