2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern Elms

Not sure what to read next? Want to hear about some new books or find new authors? Join us for our Talk About Books program. Staff will present a selection of books they are currently reading.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 07
Thu Apr 04
Thu May 02
Thu Jun 06
Sat Mar 16, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Have fun reading Shakespeare aloud. Participants can either volunteer to read or simply listen. Copies of the play will be available. Drop in. No registration required.

Tue Jun 11, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Beaches

Seeing your book in print is a dream for all emerging writers. But it can be a hard journey with rejection at every turn. ...

7:00 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Calling all children ages 9 to 12 and their mother, father, grandmother, grandfather, or caregiver! Join our monthly family book club. One child 9 to 12, one parent/caregiver, one book per month.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 27
Wed Mar 27
Wed Apr 24
Wed May 29
Mon Feb 25, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: St. Lawrence

Women in Crime Fiction: victims, sidekicks, femme fatales and heroes. Desmond P. Ryan is the author of a new series launched in September 2018. Des's stories come from years as a detective with Toronto Police Services. Des no...

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: City Hall

Do you like mystery books? Come join a group of mystery lovers for informal discussions. Share your favorite books and learn about new authors. Come and share a title you've read and find out what others have been reading.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 12
Tue Apr 09
Tue May 14
Tue Jun 11
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Looking to share your opinion on a monthly read? Join the Gerrard/Ashdale Branch to share your thoughts in a friendly environment.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 28
Thu Mar 28
Thu Apr 25
Thu May 30
Mon Mar 25, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: St. Lawrence

The CSI-ing of Real Crime Investigation and Prosecution. How crime fiction novels, movies and television shows impact real life investigations.

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: City Hall

Join us once every month for a lively group discussion of a specific book. A copy of the book can be picked up at the branch prior to the meeting. Call 416-393-7650 to see if a copy is available. New members welcome.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 21
Thu Apr 18
Thu May 16
Thu Jun 20
1:00 pm - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: St. Lawrence

New members welcome. Copies of the book for discussion are available in the branch. 2019 Book List is available at the branch.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 19
Tue Apr 16
Tue May 21
Tue Jun 18