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Icon of the event Lies, Loyalty and Lifespans in Alice Munro's Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Lo
Tue May 16, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: St. Lawrence

In her marvellous 2001 book, Nobel Prize-winning short story writer Alice Munro explores the full length of human lives, moving from stories of childhood deception to tales of fidelity and infatuation in older age. The lectur...

Icon of the event Mystery Book Club
Tue May 02, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: St. Lawrence

Meet Peter Edwards, Toronto Star reporter, and Antonio Nicaso, the authors of Business or Blood: Mafia Boss Vito Rizzuto's Last War

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 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 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 Mar 20
Mon Apr 24
Mon May 15
Mon Jun 19
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....

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 Mar 18
Sat Apr 22
Sat May 20
Sat Jun 17
Icon of the event Tea and Books
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Elmbrook Park

Enjoy reading? Join library staff for a cup of tea and find out about new and interesting books.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 16
Thu Apr 20
Thu May 18
Thu Jun 15
Icon of the event Brookbanks Book Club
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Brookbanks

Share your views with us on selected books....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 16
Thu May 18