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Icon of the event Exchanging Notes: the interview with Robyn Sarah
Thu Mar 23, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

2015 Governor General Award-winning poet Robyn Sarah discusses the writer's life and craft. Robyn's several volumes of poetry include My Shoes Are Killing Me, Pause for Breath, and A Day's Grace. Robyn is a recipient of a Nat...

Icon of the event Poetry Saved Our Lives
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join award winning spoken word champion, Ian Keteku, as he leads a spoken word workshop. The workshop will provide youth with artistic development opportunities, while allowing them to showcase their poetic talent and develop...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 01
Wed Mar 08
Wed Mar 22
Wed Mar 29
Wed Apr 05
Icon of the event Toronto Writers' Co-operative
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Weekly workshops, usually on Sundays (except in July and August when it is bi-weekly), guest authors, member readings, open mic and publications - your opportunity to polish and perform your work. Please be advised that Sat. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sun Feb 26
Sun Mar 05
Sun Mar 12
Sun Mar 19
Sun Mar 26
Icon of the event Writer in Residence Pasha Malla Workshop: Beginnings
Sat Mar 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Participants will discuss examples of strong opening scenes in short stories and the fundamentals of situating a reader in a fictional world, establishing conflict and creating a captivating narrative voice. Participants will...

Icon of the event Mystery book Club
Tue Apr 04, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: St. Lawrence

Discussion of Hungry Ghosts by Peggy Blair

Icon of the event Memoir Writing Introductory Course
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Always wanted to write your family's story or your story but need motivation and guidance? Author, editor and writing instructor, Sharon A. Crawford will get you writing your story. Using prompts such as the six senses to kic...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 04
Tue Apr 11
Tue Apr 18
Tue Apr 25
Icon of the event Tea and Books
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mimico Centennial

Please note February 23 is cancelled. Discuss new books and old favourites with library staff. Please note that we will start at 2:00 p.m. Call the branch at 416-394-5330 for more information.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 30
Thu Apr 27
Thu May 25
Icon of the event Elmbrook Park Book Club
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Elmbrook Park

Enjoy discussing the book of the month with fellow book lovers.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 30
Thu Apr 27
Thu May 25
Icon of the event Humberwood Book Club
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Humberwood

Join our group for vibrant monthly book discussions. For more information and to REGISTER please call 416-394-5210.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 21
Tue Apr 18
Tue May 16
Tue Jun 20
Icon of the event Writer in Residence Pasha Malla Discussion: The Writer-Editor Relationship
Sat Mar 18, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Lynn Henry of Knopf Canada and Pasha Malla will discuss their relationship as editor and writer, from the submission and selection of an initial manuscript, through the revision process, to eventual publication....