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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  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  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 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 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 Mark Kingwell: The Toronto Writers Co-op Interview
Thu Nov 13, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Author and U of T professor of philosophy Mark Kingwell discusses the philosopher's life and craft with host, John Miller.

Icon of the event Toronto Writers' Co-operative
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Toronto Reference Library

The Toronto Writers' Co-op offers weekly workshops, guest authors, member readings, open mic and publications--your opportunity to polish, publish and perform your work.


Upcoming Dates:
Sun Nov 23
Sun Nov 30
Icon of the event Non-fiction Book Club
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Toronto Reference Library

A book club for people looking to read thought-provoking books. If you like to read non-fiction, this is the place!...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 30
Thu Nov 20
Icon of the event Journal Writing as a Coping Tool: Making Your Parenting Frustration Helpful
Mon Oct 20, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eatonville

This workshop is geared towards parents who experience more than average levels of stress either from the traumatic birth of their child, or by raising a child with medical or mental health complications. Participants will l...

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