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Icon of the event  Deer Park Book Club. Contemporary Books.The Clothes on Their Backs. Linda Grant
Tue Jan 20, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Deer Park

Set in 1970s London, The Clothes on Their Backs by Orange Prize winner and Man Booker Prize short listed author, Linda Grant, creates an appealing portrait of Vivien Kovacs, isolated from regular society by her timid Hungari...

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

Join us Tuesday evenings to chat about selected books. Copies of the books are available at the branch.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 27
Tue Feb 24
Tue Mar 31
Icon of the event Book Discussion Group
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Fairview

Anne Isenberg directs discussions of classical and contemporary literature from around the world, including Canada....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 13
Tue Feb 10
Tue Mar 10
Tue Apr 14
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 Jan 07
Wed Feb 04
Wed Mar 04
Wed Apr 01
Icon of the event Phoenix Poetry Workshop
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
College/Shaw

The group invites new and experienced poets of all ages to bring their work to our monthly meetings. Bring a poem with six to ten copies for review by other attendees. The group will listen to you read your poem and offer c...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 03
Sat Feb 07
Sat Mar 07
Sat Apr 04
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 Dec 22
Mon Dec 29
Mon Jan 05
Mon Jan 12
Mon Jan 19
Icon of the event Newcomer Youth Club
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Fairview

A great volunteering opportunity for newcomer youth and for other youth who enjoy giving support to their fellow teens while earning volunteer hours. The club meets twice a month. Activities include book discussions, reading...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 26
Thu Mar 12
Thu Mar 26
Icon of the event Memoir Club
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Rexdale

Share and improve your memoir writing skills with your writing group.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 20
Tue Feb 17
Tue Mar 17
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Tue Mar 03, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

Richard Scrimger, author of "Zomboy" and "The Wolf and Me (Seven Sequels)," talks about how to get into a story and make it sound authentic. Get ready for an interactive and entertaining presentation using real examples to il...

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Tue Mar 03, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

Richard Scrimger, author of "Zomboy" and "The Wolf and Me (Seven Sequels)," talks about how to get into a story and make it sound authentic. Get ready for an interactive and entertaining presentation using real examples to il...