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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
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 Family Book Club
Sat Apr 14, 2018 | 11:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for an exchange of experiences and thoughts on a monthly book based on the current Ontario Library Association Silver Birch Prize nominees. Books are available for pick up in branch for registered families....

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 Queer As Fab: Developing Your Voice As An LGBTQ Writer
Fri Mar 16, 2018 | 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

How do you create realistic LGBTQ characters in a world where most media is still focused on straight, cisgender people's stories? How do you combine real-life experiences as an LGBTQ person with your creative writing? Led b...

Icon of the event Brookbanks Book Club
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Brookbanks

Share your views with us on selected books....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 15
Thu May 17
Icon of the event Exchanging Notes: The 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 Getting Published in Literary Magazines
Thu Mar 08, 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 discussion of editors from literary magazines (Meaghan Strimas, editor at The Humbe...

Icon of the event Downsview Kids Book Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

If you are between the ages of 8 and 12 and love to read come join the Downsview Kids Book Club! Read fun books, play games and win cool prizes! Registration and library card required. Registration and first book pick-up will...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 28
Wed Mar 28
Wed Apr 25

Join Toronto Public Library's online book club.

A space where writers can work at Toronto Reference Library.