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WIR 2022 – Workshop: Picture This – How to Write Children’s Picture Books

First Credit Union Community Room

This two-part workshop will cover the “Who, What, Where, When, Why and How" of writing picture books for children. Through a combination of exercises and instruction, attendees will gain the tools needed to try their hand at writing picture book manuscripts suited to today's market. PRPL’s 2022 Writer in Residence – Gabrielle Prendergast Gabrielle Prendergast […]

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Poetry Circle

First Credit Union Community Room

A shared creative space for poetry with Amira Abouelalla. A place for listening, connecting, and being inspired. Drop in every two weeks, beginning September 15th, 4:30 - 6:00 pm. For more information contact Mel Edgar at edgar@prpl.ca. About Amira Abouelalla Amira is from Toronto, Ontario where she was born and raised until the age of […]

Scary Villains 101- Comics Workshop

First Credit Union Community Room

Youth aged 8 and up are invited to join Plants versus Zombies comic artist Christianne Gillenardo-Goudreau and create their own scary baddies in this Halloween-themed comics workshop, on Saturday, October 15th, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm.  Registration is required, please sign up using the button below.       About Christianne Gillenardo-Goudreau Christianne Gillenardo-Goudreau (she/they) […]

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WIR 2022 – Workshop: Picture This – How to Write Children’s Picture Books

First Credit Union Community Room

This two-part workshop will cover the “Who, What, Where, When, Why and How" of writing picture books for children. Through a combination of exercises and instruction, attendees will gain the tools needed to try their hand at writing picture book manuscripts suited to today's market. PRPL’s 2022 Writer in Residence – Gabrielle Prendergast Gabrielle Prendergast […]

Paper Bag Monster Mashup

First Credit Union Community Room

Be thee monster, maiden, or minion?! Dive into the library's terrifyingly inspiring treasure trove of recyclables and turn a paper bag into a wacky mask in this (perfect for Halloween) Pro-D day event!

Creating Pollinator Patches

First Credit Union Community Room

Local author Elena Martin and volunteers from the Butterflyway Rangers will share stories and experiences about the benefits of creating local pollinator patches in our gardens.

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Poetry Circle

First Credit Union Community Room

A shared creative space for poetry with Amira Abouelalla. A place for listening, connecting, and being inspired. Drop in every two weeks, beginning September 15th, 4:30 - 6:00 pm. For more information contact Mel Edgar at edgar@prpl.ca. About Amira Abouelalla Amira is from Toronto, Ontario where she was born and raised until the age of […]

WIR 2022 – Workshop: Editing and Publishing

First Credit Union Community Room

This intensive workshop will offer tips and tricks for the editing process, covering everything from substantive editing at the plot level to copy-editing at the proofreading level.

WIR 2022 – NaNoWriMo Write In

First Credit Union Community Room

Join PRPL's Writer in Residence in kicking off NaNoWriMo - November Novel Writing Month! NaNoWriMo is an annual Internet-based creative writing event that challenges participants to draft a novel in 30 days. Award-winning YA author Gabrielle Prendergast loves NaNoWriMo and takes part in the global writing event each year! In an interview with CBC Books, […]

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Poetry Circle

First Credit Union Community Room

A shared creative space for poetry with Amira Abouelalla. A place for listening, connecting, and being inspired. Drop in every two weeks, beginning September 15th, 4:30 - 6:00 pm. For more information contact Mel Edgar at edgar@prpl.ca. About Amira Abouelalla Amira is from Toronto, Ontario where she was born and raised until the age of […]