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6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Toronto Reference Library

TPL's writer's community offers weekly workshops, guest authors, member readings, open mic and publications--your opportunity to polish, publish and perform your work....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 10
Thu Jul 24
Thu Aug 07
Icon of the event Sister Writes - Creative Writing Program for Women
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Bloor/Gladstone

Are you a woman who likes to write stories? Or stories about her own life? Want to work with women writers to publish a magazine? Sister Writes, a creative writing program for women, is starting its fall session this Septembe...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 22
Tue Apr 29
Tue May 06
Tue May 13
Tue May 20
Icon of the event Your Next Read Book Club
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Jane/Dundas

Would you like to read and discuss an interesting book each month?...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 07
Wed Jun 04
Wed Jul 02
Wed Aug 06
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Thu Jun 26, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bloor/Gladstone

In celebration of World Pride 2014, please join us as we discuss Jodi Picoult's, Sing You Home. This is the story of a lesbian fighting for the right to use frozen embryos created by her and her ex-husband.

Icon of the event Une Causerie Littéraire
Mon Jul 21, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Venez découvrir votre prochain coup-de-coeur durant cette discussion de romans classiques, contemporains, et graphiques.

Icon of the event LGBTQ Literary Speed Dating (ages: 19-35)
Mon Jun 23, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bloor/Gladstone

Join us as we celebrate World Pride 2014 with a special edition of LGBTQ Literary Speed Dating (ages: 19-35). Share your love of books, film, and music with like-minded individuals. Please note that you must pre-register for ...

Icon of the event Jan Wong: The Toronto Writers Co-op Interview
Sat May 31, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Jan Wong discusses the writer's life and craft with host, John Miller. At 19, Jan Wong was one of the first Westerners to study in China. Her book "Red China Blues" -- one of Time's top 10 books of 1996 -- recounts her stor...

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7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Albert Campbell

Join us for a lively group discussion of a specific book at each meeting. For more information or to register visit the branch or call 416-396-8890.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 23
Wed May 28
Wed Jun 25
Icon of the event Mandarin Book Club
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Albert Campbell

Join us and share the joy of reading Chinese books at each monthly meeting. For more information or to register, contact the branch at 416-396-8890.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 12
Mon Jun 09
Icon of the event Phoenix Poetry Workshop
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
College/Shaw

The group invites new and experienced poets of all ages to bring their work to our monthly meetings. Bring a poem with six to ten copies for review by other attendees. The group will listen to you read your poem and offer c...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 03
Sat Jun 07