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Benefit Show - Toronto Zine Library

Started by The Toronto Zine Library Feb 25, 2012.

New Zine library at XPACE....looking for donations!

Started by XPACE ZINE LIBRARY Feb 10, 2012.

Canzine 2011

Started by Hal Niedzviecki Oct 9, 2011.

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Comment by Molly Ramdon on August 26, 2011 at 4:26am
why is page not found for canzine?
Comment by Molly Ramdon on August 21, 2011 at 9:50am

YAY i finally found this group LOL

@The Anarchist Blog I'll send you a copy of mine when it's all ready!!! :D

Comment by sofie mikhaylova on June 22, 2011 at 1:51pm

hey guys, brand new zinester here :D ( that  sounds dorky)

anyway, i've just stepped into the zine scene and am always up for trading and for any tips and tricks you can give me! :D

Comment by Anastasia Weedsmith on December 23, 2010 at 4:59am
i'm from calgary, but i just thought i'd say hi and let you all know that there is one more canadian zinester on the scene.
Comment by amy // twelveohtwo on October 22, 2010 at 8:37pm
Comment by Hal Niedzviecki on September 15, 2010 at 7:02pm
Are Zines History: an alt-tour of the zine collection at the Toronto Reference Library. September 21st. Come join in!
Comment by The Toronto Zine Library on July 27, 2010 at 2:58pm
Happy International Zine Month!

To celebrate, the Toronto Zine Library is participating in the 24 hour zine challenge and we would love for you to join us! We are hosting a kick off event this Wednesday, July 28th starting at 5pm and going strong until the Tranzac Club closes.

What is the 24 hour zine challenge, you ask?
A yearly event where one attempts to make a 24 page zine from start to finish in 24 hours. From initial idea right through to photocopying/collating/stapling your zine. More information, list of this year's participants and sign up can be found here: http://24hourzines.com/

(Please note that you dont *have* to register and/or send your zine in when its finished. We encourage you participate to whatever degree you are most comfortable with. Or, you are welcome to just come and hang out at the TZL and cheer participants on!)

Bring your ideas and if youre able a snack to share while we hang out, listen to music, and get a start on our 24 hour zines! Some supplies will be available (paper, glue, scissors, magazine clippings, a couple of typewriters, a long arm stapler) but please do bring your favourite or necessary zine making supplies. Conveniently, there is a 24 hour Kinkos a half-block away!

Also, similar to the event folks at the Independent Pubishing Resource Center (http://www.iprc.org/) in Portland Oregon held a few days ago, we will be streaming our 24 hour zine challenge event live! If you're unable to join us, bookmark http://www.ustream.tv/channel/toronto-zine-library-24hr-zine-challe... and tune in on Wednesday starting at 5pm EST and participate alongside us from wherever you may be.

Ok, to recap:

WHEN: wednesday july 28th, 5pm until close
WHERE: the toronto zine library -- 2nd floor of the tranzac club -- 292 brunswick st. just south of bloor. close to spadina subway station
COST: free!
WHAT: 24 hour zine challenge kick off
BRING: yourself, your friends, snacks, creativity, zine making supplies, ideas

Facebook event: http://www.facebook.com/#!/event.php?eid=138008569562984&index=1

Holler at us if you have any additional questions or concerns. We regret that the TZL is not a wheelchair accessible space.

The Toronto Zine Library
292 Brunswick Ave, 2nd floor
Comment by Hal Niedzviecki on May 27, 2010 at 7:17am
we're conducting a survey about our new website. if you have a moment, please take the survey it would be much appreciated! thanks, the editors of broken pencil: the magazine of zine culture and the independent arts
Comment by amy // twelveohtwo on October 23, 2009 at 1:03pm
GTA/Durham Region folks:

twelveohtwo zine distro & the toronto zine library are tabling at an event TONIGHT in oshawa. come out an say hello!

Comment by SheDevil on October 7, 2009 at 2:03am
So, I know a couple of places were mentioned for cheap photocopies, one at Warden and Sheppard, another at Dovercourt and Bloor. Are there any others that people can reccomend? Preferably decent quality, and we want to use a colour photo on the cover.

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