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Icon of the event Poetry Saved Our Lives
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Award winning spoken word artist, Patrick de Belen, leads the Poetry Saved Our Lives workshops at Fairview Branch this fall. The workshops will provide youth with mentorship and artistic development opportunities, while provi...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 27
Icon of the event Monday Afternoon Book Chat
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join us to chat about good books in an informal setting. Library staff will present new and recommended titles. Share your own favorites with the group. All are welcome....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Dec 18
Mon Jan 22
Mon Feb 12
Mon Mar 19
Icon of the event Tea & Books
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Elmbrook Park

Join us for a cup of tea and a chat about new and recommended books.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Dec 14
Icon of the event Book Club
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us for stimulating conversation. At every meeting, you and your club members discuss interesting fiction and non fiction titles. New members are always welcome.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 21
Tue Dec 19
Tue Jan 23
Icon of the event Call for Manuscript Submissions for Writer in Residence, Spring 2018
Ongoing event running from Wed Jan 03, 2018 - Thu Feb 01, 2018
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Manuscripts will be accepted from Wednesday, January 3, 2018 to Thursday, February 1, 2018....

Icon of the event Writing Immigration Memoirs: Drop-in Workshops
10:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Ayelet Tsabari, award-winning author of The Best Place on Earth, current Writer in Residence at Toronto Public Library, is also an immigrant and ESL writer who writes in her second language. She will lead informal, drop-in wo...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 17
Sat Mar 03
Sat Mar 17
Icon of the event Brown Bag Book Club
1:00 pm - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: City Hall

Join us once very month for a lively group discussion of a specific book. A copy of the book can be picked up at the branch prior to the meeting. Please call the branch at 416-393-7650 to see if a copy is available. New membe...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Dec 14
Icon of the event Editing Your Book for Publication
Wed Dec 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Learn practical tips and techniques for evaluating your own fiction and non-fiction manuscripts through a thorough description of the three stages of editing: substantive, stylistic, and copy editing. This seminar will includ...

Icon of the event Getting Published in Literary Magazines
Thu Mar 08, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Ayelet Tsabari, award-winning author of The Best Place on Earth, and current Writer in Residence at Toronto Public Library, will lead a panel discussion of editors from literary magazines, as well as share insights gained fro...

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

Weekly workshops, usually on Sundays (except in July and August when it is bi-weekly), guest authors, member readings, open mic and publications - your opportunity to polish and perform your work....


Upcoming Dates:
Sun Jan 07
Sun Jan 14
Sun Jan 21
Sun Jan 28
Sun Feb 04

Join Toronto Public Library's online book club.

A space where writers can work at Toronto Reference Library.