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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 Poetry Saved Our Lives
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jane/Dundas

Hip-hop and spoken word artist, Joshua Watkis, leads the Poetry Saved Our Lives workshops at Jane/Dundas Branch this fall. The workshops will provide youth with mentorship and artistic development opportunities, while providi...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 27
Icon of the event The Love Lettering Project Teen Workshop
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Do you love Parkdale? Do you love to write?...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 23
Icon of the event LGBTQ+ Book Club
Tue Nov 28, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Join us for a discussion of Shani Mootoo's Moving Forward Sideways, Like a Crab in a welcoming and inclusive space....

Icon of the event Guildwood Discussion Group
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Guildwood

Come to the library to discuss current events. Every third Friday of each month from 2 - 3 pm. No meetings during July or August. Please contact the branch to register. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Dec 15
Fri Jan 19
Fri Feb 16
Fri Mar 16
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 Tea and Books
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Rexdale

Join us for a cup of tea & book talks. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 19
Mon Feb 19
Mon Mar 19
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...

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