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Icon of the event Crafting the Short Story
Tue Oct 07, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
S. Walter Stewart

Join writer, editor and East End Writers' Group founder Sharon A. Crawford for a hands-on introductory workshop on short story writing. Learn the basic techniques to blend plot, character, point of view, dialogue, narrative, ...

Icon of the event Tea and Books
Thu Sep 11, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Deer Park

What should I read next? Join us for a social afternoon with tea and listen to a staff member discuss various books you may wish to read....

Icon of the event 2014 Evergreen Book Discussion
Wed Oct 15, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Danforth/Coxwell

Evergreen Book Club members meet to discuss and vote on the Ontario Library Association's 2014 Evergreen Nominees. Please register at the informtion desk.

Icon of the event Fiction Book Club
2:00 pm - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
S. Walter Stewart

Join our book club and meet once a month for a lively discussion. To register and to pick up your copy of the current book, please see staff at the information desk. Call 416-396-3975 for more information.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 30
Wed Aug 27
Wed Sep 24
Wed Oct 29
Icon of the event City Hall Brown Bag Book Club
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
City Hall

Join us at lunch time for a stimulating discussion of this month's novel. Upcoming titles:...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Aug 21
Thu Sep 18
Thu Oct 16
Thu Nov 20
Icon of the event Nate Hendley
Wed Sep 24, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
S. Walter Stewart

Nate Hendley is a Toronto-based freelance writer and much published author. Nate has written a series of books, primarily in the true crime genre. His most recent books are "Steven Truscott: Decades of Injustice" and "The Maf...

Icon of the event Good Reads Book Club
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Mount Pleasant

Join the discussion of books selected by the group. Copies of the books are available at Mount Pleasant Branch. New members welcome....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Aug 05
Tue Sep 02
Icon of the event The Joy of Writing
Ongoing event running from Tue Jul 08, 2014 - Tue Aug 26, 2014
Queen/Saulter

The Joy of Writing is a weekly writers' workshop and gathering where we read, write, laugh and inspire each other. Call Lucille at 416-461-3700 for more information. Tuesday evenings at the Ralph Thornton Centre, Mezzanine Le...

Icon of the event Non-fiction Book Club
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
S. Walter Stewart

Join us the second Thursday of the month (except July and August) for a discussion on selected non-fiction books. For more information or to register please visit the branch or call 416-396-3975.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 11
Thu Oct 09
Thu Nov 13
Icon of the event Elmbrook Book Club
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Elmbrook Park

Join us for stimulating conversation. You and your fellow book club members decide in advance what books you want to read. New members are always welcome.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 31
Thu Aug 28
Thu Sep 25
Thu Oct 30