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Book Clubs & Writers' Groups

Icon of the event Summer Storytelling
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Runnymede

Come and listen to professional storytellers as well as tell your own stories! Weekly topics include: Stories of migration, travel tales, local stories, creation myths, and humourous stories. Please phone the branch on 416-...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 30
Wed Aug 06
Wed Aug 13
Icon of the event Genre Crossing with Emily Pohl-Weary
Fri Jul 25, 2014 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Cedarbrae

Fanfiction, monster stories set at home, and writing what we (actually) read! A workshop on how to write what you already love... even better! Award-winning author Emily Pohl-Weary (Not Your Ordinary Wolf Girl) and emerging w...

Icon of the event First Novels Book Club
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Sanderson

Join us for stimulating conversation. Book club members will read first novels written by Canadian writers. Visit the branch to pick up a copy of next month's read....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 02
Tue Oct 07
Tue Nov 04
Icon of the event Albion Kids Book Club
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Albion

Join the Albion Bookworms book club for children ages 8 to 12 years. Read one book per month, talk, win battles and play games! Register and pick up this month's book!


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 29
Icon of the event St. Lawrence Book Club
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
St. Lawrence

May 20 Discussion of Tears of the Desert by Halima Bashir...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Aug 19
Icon of the event Learn to Write Creative Non-Ficton with Donna Kakonge
Thu Oct 16, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
College/Shaw

Want to write your own story? Want to explore writing creative non-fiction? Come meet local author Donna Kakonge, an author of several published works, including "How to talk to crazy people" "How to write creative non-fictio...

Icon of the event Tea and Books
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Rexdale

An hour long book talk and get together


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 09
Tue Oct 14
Tue Nov 11
Icon of the event Tea and Books
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Runnymede

Library staff will treat you to some new reading suggestions, and a lovely cup of tea!


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 03
Wed Oct 01
Wed Nov 05
Icon of the event Anthony De Sa
Tue Sep 16, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
St. Lawrence

Anthony de Sa talks about his latest book, Kicking the Sky, and growing up in Toronto's Portuguese community in the 1970s.

Icon of the event TPL Teen Fanfiction Writers' Coalition
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Cedarbrae

Are you an avid fanfiction writer who loves sharing stories and getting feedback? Will you support your OTP til the end? Do you want to meet other teens who share your passion for playing in other peoples? sandboxes? Join us ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Aug 29
Fri Sep 26
Fri Oct 31