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Library Talk: Establishing Artistic Connections at Toronto Public Library

By |October 17th, 2017|

Popular Artist in the Library program at Toronto Public Library reinforce community stories. Learn more in our Library Talk

Q&A With Stratford Writers Festival Moderator Candy Palmater

By |October 12th, 2017|

From October 20—22, 2017, the Stratford Writers Festival will take over Stratford, Ontario. We caught up with moderator (and soon to be author) Candy Palmater to ask her a few questions about the importance of Indigenous literature, and why literary festivals are important to the Canadian artistic community.

Library Talk: Paws 4 Stories

By |September 27th, 2017|

The Barrie Public Library and St. John Ambulance partner to help children read through their Paws 4 Stories program.

#CanLitPit Brings the Canadian Literary Community Together

By |July 24th, 2017|

The highly successful #CanLitPit Twitter pitch event brought the Canadian literary community together on Wednesday, July 12, 2017.

Authors for Indies Day: Q&A with Robin Rivers

By |April 27th, 2017|

In anticipation of Authors for Indies Day on Saturday, April 29, 2017, we spoke with coordinator Robin Rivers to learn more about this awesome initiative. We also discuss what sets independent bookstores apart from the big box stores.

Library Talk: Why Libraries (Still) Matter!

By |April 24th, 2017|

The Guelph Public Library awareness campaign increased the library’s profile in the community. Read about it in our latest Library Talk blog post by Steve Kraft!

Library Talk: Human & Mobile Libraries

By |April 10th, 2017|

The Ottawa Public Library offers unique bookmobile and human library services to serve their community. Read about it in our latest Library Talks instalment!

Library Talk: Teen Programming at the Toronto Public Library

By |March 27th, 2017|

Canada's largest library, the Toronto Public Library, fosters creativity and innovation in local youth. Check out our latest Library Talk blog to learn about these unique opportunities!

Library Talk: Self-Publishing at the Library!

By |February 27th, 2017|

Stacey Lapp, Digital Access Librarian at the Stratford Public Library, discusses various tools to help writers self-publish and promote their writing.

Library Talk: The Future of Ontario’s Libraries

By |February 6th, 2017|

Why A Visit to Your Local Ontario Library will Get You Thinking This month, Shelagh Paterson, Executive Director of the Ontario Library Association, addresses the changes many libraries are making across Ontario to better serve and reflect their communities. We encourage all Ontario-based authors and publishers to stay informed on programs and services offered by [...]

Introducing the “Library Talk” Series

By |January 30th, 2017|

A Partnership Between DigiWriting and OLA to Highlight Ontario Libraries When was the last time you were at a library? Was it to borrow a book? To find a quiet place to study? Or perhaps you were taking part in an afterschool program. Regardless, we bet you discovered something interesting about your local library while [...]

#CanLitPit Returns on Wednesday, February 8, 2017!

By |January 9th, 2017|

Twitter Pitch Event Provides Unpublished Canadian Writers with Opportunities We’re thrilled to announce the return of #CanLitPit on February 8, 2017! In August 2016, the inaugural #CanLitPit became the #6 trend on Twitter with more than 500 pitches being posted during the event by close to 200 writers from coast to coast. Canadian Literature Pitch [...]