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Icon of the event Exchanging Notes: the interview with Robert J. Sawyer
Sat Sep 17, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Acclaimed SF author Robert J. Sawyer discusses the writer?s life and craft. Robert is the author of 23 novels, and the winner of the Hugo Award, the Nebula Award, the Prix Aurora, the Arthur Ellis Award, and the John W. Camp...

Icon of the event Monday Afternoon Book Chat
2:00 pm - 3:00 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 Sep 19
Mon Oct 17
Mon Nov 21
Mon Dec 12
Icon of the event The Joy of Writing
7:00 pm - 8:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: 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...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Aug 30
Tue Sep 06
Tue Sep 13
Tue Sep 20
Tue Sep 27
Icon of the event Family Book Club
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for an exchange of experiences and thoughts on a monthly book based on the OLA's Silver Birch Fiction, Non-Fiction, and Express Prize Nominees (2016-17). When readers share their experiences with a story - we learn, ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 26
Sat Dec 10
Icon of the event Developing Characters and Dialogue in Fiction
Tue Oct 11, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Learn how to develop credible characters and make their dialogue sing. Author and editor Sharon A. Crawford uses excerpts from her short story collection "Beyond the Tripping Point" and novel "Beyond Blood" to illustrate. Wri...

Icon of the event Evergreen Book Club
Wed Oct 26, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us as we discuss the ten books from the Ontario Library Association's Evergreen Book List. Anyone who has read at least five of the titles will be eligible to vote for their favourite. Limited copies of the titles avai...

Icon of the event Exchanging Notes: the Interview with Farzana Doctor
Sat Nov 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Novelist Farzana Doctor discusses the writer's life and craft. NOW Magazine called Farzana's Stealing Nasreen "a unique contribution to CanLit." Six Metres of Pavement won a 2012 Lambda Literary Award and was short-listed for...

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

Join us on the second Thursday of the month (except July and August) for a discussion on selected non-fiction books. On September 8 we will be discussing "Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Woman's Prison" by Piper Kerman....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 08
Thu Oct 13
Thu Nov 10
Thu Dec 08
Icon of the event Morningside's Book Club
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Morningside

Discussing different books on the second Thursday of each month from 7-8 pm....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 08
Thu Oct 13
Thu Nov 10
Thu Dec 08
Icon of the event Fiction Book Club
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Join us for an interesting discussion on the last Wednesday of the month. On August 31, we will discuss "Everything I Never Told You" by Celeste Ng. For information, please call 416-396-3975 or visit our reference desk.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 31
Wed Sep 28