New additions for May 13, 2007.

Mostly from the London Indie Press Fair yesterday…. 30-Hour Sloth- Sarah Wayward4Strugglemag #3- Jaan Karl Laaman, editorA Brief History of Zines- AnonymousAdvertising as an Infection- Gemma HawkinsBattle Droid- Peter ThompsonBeautiful Bras and Bodyhair- variousBees Fly Up and Down Volume 1, Issue 4- Guiney/AliBlacklisted! 411 Volume 3, Issue 3- Zachary Blackstone and Alexander TolstoyCaptain Nola- JacquiCrazy… Continue reading New additions for May 13, 2007.

TZL in Broken Pencil!

The TZL was mentioned in the latest issue…check it out! Zine Libraries: Alternative Learning Centres with CouchesMICHELLE KAY Visiting a zine library isn’t like going to a conventional library. You don’t have to speak in hushed voices, you can bring in a hot beverage, sit on comfy couches, peruse independent, hard-to-find publications and meet other… Continue reading TZL in Broken Pencil!

Toronto Zine Library at the London Indie Media Fair

This Saturday, the Toronto Zine Library will be tabling at the 2nd annual London Indie Media Fair. The fair will feature Indie/DIY groups tabling their wares as well as a number of fantastic workshops. The Toronto Zine Library table will feature our physical catalogue, highlights from our collection, the TZL zine and pins for sale… Continue reading Toronto Zine Library at the London Indie Media Fair

TZL Pins now available!

Just a reminder that we now have Toronto Zine Library pins for sale! They feature our lovely typewriter logo, come in light blue and light green, and are only $1 each. To get your own, drop by the library on Sunday afternoons and ask a zine librarian, or come out to an event where we… Continue reading TZL Pins now available!

Michael Comeau talk at the TZL

We are pleased to announce our second in-library event…A talk with guest speakerMichael ComeauBrought to you by the Toronto Zine LibrarySunday, April 29th, 2007. 1:30pmAt the TRANZAC292 Brunswick Avenue. Toronto. Please join us for a talk with special guest zine-maker Michael Comeau hosted by the TZL Collective at the Toronto Zine Library. In his talk,… Continue reading Michael Comeau talk at the TZL

Call For Submissions- She Said Boom! Window Space

Call for Submissions She Said Boom! Window Space She Said Boom! Window Space is a street-level, in-store, 24-hour window gallery seeking art for bi-monthly exhibitions. We are looking for engaging, contemporary sculpture/installation, video/new media and two-dimentional work for consideration. To apply, email us a short proposal, an updated CV, bio and 3-5 jpgs of recent… Continue reading Call For Submissions- She Said Boom! Window Space

TZL in The Brock Press

Check out this recent article on the Toronto Zine Library from The Brock Press Online. The Zine Scene: Small Press Means (Big) BusinessREBECCA LAZARENKO Past decades may not have stood for low budget paperbacks masquerading as high art, but these days, small press publications are well known, widely read and an economically sound solution to… Continue reading TZL in The Brock Press

MAKE A ZINE! Workshop

Please join us for Make a Zine!: A Workshop for Beginners hosted by the TZL Collective at the Toronto Zine Library. Topics covered will include a short history of zines, what they are and why we make them, as well as the future of zines. Our hands-on workshop will address varieties of approach, genre, construction… Continue reading MAKE A ZINE! Workshop

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