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Icon of the event Author Visit: Kevin Sylvester
Mon Jul 23, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Kevin Sylvester will present stories from his award-winning series The Neil Flambe Capers and MINRs, as well as stories from his many non-fiction books. Kevin will also present his patented 5-second cartooning class. Kids won...

Icon of the event Toronto's Old City Hall: A Private Tour
Tue Jul 24, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Our much-loved third City Hall has been restored over the past 20 years: its beautiful carved stone details are vivid once again, and much of the interior is as lavish as when the building opened in 1899. Architectural histor...

Icon of the event Author Visit: Robin Stevenson!
Wed Jul 25, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Kennedy/Eglinton

For kids who love to write… and for kids who think they might want to, but don?t know where to begin! This hands-on writing workshop will give participants a peek behind the scenes at how one author writes her books and inspi...

Icon of the event Author Visit: Robin Stevenson
Thu Jul 26, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Jones

For kids who love to write… and for kids who think they might want to, but don?t know where to begin! This hands-on writing workshop will give participants a peek behind the scenes at how one author writes her books and inspi...

Icon of the event Author Visit: Robin Stevenson
Sat Jul 28, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Fairview

For kids who love to write... and for kids who think they might want to, but don't know where to begin! In this hands-on workshop, Silver Birch Award winner Robin Stevenson will give you a peek behind the scenes at her writin...

Icon of the event Author Visit: Kevin Sylvester
Sat Jul 28, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Kevin Sylvester will present stories from his award-winning series The Neil Flambe Capers and MINRs, as well as stories from his many non-fiction books. Kevin will also present his patented 5-second cartooning class. Kids won...

Icon of the event Open Mic Night With Special Guests Su Sokol & Ursula Pflug
Tue Jul 31, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Parliament Street

Join us for a night to remember with literary readings by our special guests, Su Sokol & Ursula Pflug, as well as readings by a variety of talented writers.

Icon of the event Carribean Carnival: Author Nadia Hohn visits High Park Library
Tue Jul 31, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: High Park

It?s Carnival time. The first Carnival since Malaika's mother moved to Canada to find a good job and provide for Malaika and her grandmother. Her mother promised she would send money for a costume, but when the money doesn?t ...

Icon of the event Author Visit: Suzanne Del Rizzo
Wed Aug 01, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Long Branch

Icon of the event Writing Workshop with Melanie Florence
Fri Aug 03, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Agincourt

Participants will talk about what makes a good story opening and work with story prompts to get writing! Famous first lines from popular children's books will help writers brainstorm new ideas.