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Icon of the event Bookshout!
Sun Oct 22, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A festival of books and reading for young adults. BookShout! will bring together some of today's most exciting YA authors and artists to talk about their work, their latest projects and meet Toronto's most enthusiastic young ...

Icon of the event Adult Evening Book Club
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Join us for a lively group discussion of a specific book at each meeting....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 23
Wed Sep 27
Wed Oct 25
Wed Nov 22
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...

Icon of the event Write Your Own Mystery!
Thu Aug 24, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Angela Misri, author of the Portia Adams mystery series...

Icon of the event Editing Your Book for Publication
Tue Nov 14, 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 Toronto in Literature Book Club
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

***PLEASE NOTE: SEPTEMBER MEETING CANCELLED***...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 14
Thu Oct 12
Thu Nov 09
Thu Dec 14
Icon of the event Phoenix Poetry Workshop
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: 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 Sep 02
Sat Oct 07
Sat Nov 04
Sat Dec 02
Icon of the event Historical Fiction Writers' Group
10:00 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

HFWG members normally meet biweekly (except in July & August) to present and critique manuscripts....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 16
Sat Sep 30
Sat Oct 14
Sat Oct 28
Sat Nov 11
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 18
Mon Oct 16
Mon Nov 20
Icon of the event Tea, Books and Conversation
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us for a stimulating one hour presentation of new and/or interesting books with light refreshments and conversation. Presented by library/branch staff. No registration is required. All are welcome. For more information p...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 18
Tue Oct 10