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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 Prize Nominees (2016-17). When readers share their experiences with a story - we learn, we grow. Books are appropr...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 26
Icon of the event Exchanging Notes: the Interview with Farzana Doctor
Sat Nov 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Novelist Farzana Doctor discusses the writer's life and craft. NOW Magazine called Farzana's Stealing Nasreen "a unique contribution to CanLit." Six Metres of Pavement won a 2012 Lambda Literary Award and was short-listed for...

Icon of the event Toronto Writers' Co-operative Anthology Launch
Sun Nov 06, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The Toronto Writers' Co-operative is launching Voices, the annual anthology of members' prose and poetry. For further information please contact towc@live.com.

Icon of the event HEW - Ella Burakowski and the story of Hidden Gold
Thu Nov 03, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Author Ella Burakowski, a second-generation Holocaust survivor, wanted readers to feel, hear, smell and experience what it was like to survive the darkness that was the Holocaust. Hidden Gold is her family?s story told in a p...

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Wed Oct 26, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us as we discuss the ten books from the Ontario Library Association's Evergreen Book List. Anyone who has read at least five of the titles will be eligible to vote for their favourite. Limited copies of the titles avai...

Icon of the event Coffee and Books
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Yorkville

A presentation about books by library staff. For more information call 416-393-7660.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 25
Icon of the event Accessible Literary Speed Dating
Fri Oct 21, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Want to meet other singles who share your interests? Literary Speed Dating is a fun and easy way to meet lots of potential dates in one evening with a cute book-themed twist. Participants are given five minutes to chat with e...

Icon of the event BooK Discussion
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern Elms

Come out and join other book lovers as they discuss their favourite books in a fun and friendly atmosphere


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 21
Fri Nov 18
Icon of the event Developing Characters and Dialogue in Fiction
Tue Oct 11, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Learn how to develop credible characters and make their dialogue sing. Author and editor Sharon A. Crawford uses excerpts from her short story collection "Beyond the Tripping Point" and novel "Beyond Blood" to illustrate. Wri...

Icon of the event How to Get Published
Wed Oct 05, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Eatonville

Join author (and founder of the Mesdames of Mayhem), Madeleine Harris-Callway, as she shares her experience of getting published with a workshop consisting of her own personal triumphs and setbacks, as well as a formal presen...