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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 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 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 Coffee and Books
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Wondering what to read next? Join us for a cup of coffee and find out about new and interesting books, presented by staff....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 29
Wed Jan 17
Wed Feb 21
Icon of the event Spanish Literature Book Club: Circulo de Lectura en Espanol
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Discuss selected books in Spanish. Meetings are once a month on a Monday night at Palmerston Branch. Please note we take a summer break and there is no meetings in July and August....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Dec 04
Mon Jan 08
Mon Feb 05
Mon Mar 05
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
Icon of the event Club de Lecture
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

This is a book club for people who are fluent in French....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 22
Mon Feb 26
Mon Mar 19
Icon of the event Exchanging Notes: the interview with Wayne Johnston
Thu Dec 14, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Wayne Johnston discusses the writer's life and craft. Wayne's first novel, The Story of Bobby O'Malley won 1985's W.H.Smith/Books in Canada First Novel Award. His second novel, The Time of Their Lives, won the 1988 Air Canada...

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