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Icon of the event Exchanging Notes: The Interview with Antonio Nicaso
Thu May 17, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Internationally recognized organized-crime expert and author Antonio Nicaso discusses his life and craft. Antonio Nicaso has published 30 books. His Global Mafia (1995), concerned international criminal partnerships. His oth...

Icon of the event Ten Tips for Writing Great Memoirs - NEW DATE
Mon May 14, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Ayelet Tsabari, award-winning author of The Best Place on Earth, and current Writer in Residence at Toronto Public Library, will give a presentation on how to turn lived experience into literary art. Learn to locate the stori...

Icon of the event Wish You Were Here: Evoking Place in Memoir - FULL!!
Sat May 05, 2018 | 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Ayelet Tsabari, award-winning author of The Best Place on Earth, and current Writer in Residence at Toronto Public Library, will lead a workshop on techniques to approach writing about place in your memoir, and to thinking of...

Icon of the event Listening to Places: Poetry Walking Tour
Sat Apr 28, 2018 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join the writers from our "Listening to Places" poetry workshop to tour the Pape-Danforth neighbourhood and hear their poems about our stops....

Icon of the event Listening to Places: The Neighbourhood Poetry Project
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

This two-week workshop will explore poetry as a way of listening to places, from cities to favorite places in the woods. Participants will work together to write and design a book of poems about specific places in the Pape-Da...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 11
Wed Apr 18
Icon of the event Writing Memoir
Wed Apr 04, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Ayelet Tsabari, award-winning author of The Best Place on Earth, and current Writer in Residence at Toronto Public Library, will lead a panel of authors who have written memoirs (Chelene Knight, author of Dear Current Occupan...

Icon of the event Book Discussion Program
Wed Mar 28, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Centennial

Enjoy talking about books? Join us for a lively discussion on March 28th, as we discuss "The Best Laid Plans" by Terry Fallis. Books can be picked up anytime at the Circulation Desk. Relax and discover your next great read! A...

Icon of the event Monday Afternoon Book Chat
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join us to talk about 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 19
Mon Apr 16
Mon May 14
Icon of the event Exchanging Notes: An Interview with Ayelet Tsabari, Writer in Residence
Thu Mar 15, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Toronto Public Library Writer in Residence Ayelet Tsabari discusses the writer's life and craft. Ayelet's debut story collection The Best Place on Earth, won the Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature and the Edward Lewis Wal...

Icon of the event Toronto in Literature Book Club
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Discover Toronto in literature! Join us each month for an informal group discussion about a selected book set in Toronto....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 08
Thu Apr 12
Thu May 17

Join Toronto Public Library's online book club.

A space where writers can work at Toronto Reference Library.