Nature Book Club

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Do you love reading about the natural world and talking with others about your nature passion?! If yes, join our first ever Nature Book Club for adults! REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN. Click the green button above to register.

Each month, a theme will be selected and a list of suggested book titles will be sent to book club participants. Participants will then meet at the Nature Centre once per month to share and discuss a book of their choosing (related to the theme) with the group. For some meetings, participants may also read and discuss the same book. Group discussions will be guided by a facilitator. Snacks and light refreshments will be provided!

The club will meet 6 times from January to June, on the last Tuesday of the month from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM. The dates for the winter/spring session will be: Jan 31, Feb 28, Mar 28, Apr 25, May 30, Jun 27.

The cost for all 6 sessions is $15 for Nature Centre volunteers and seniors (65 years +) or $30 for individuals (19 to 64 years old). The cost is paid as a ‘Friends of the High Park Nature Centre‘ membership fee. Instructions on paying the membership fee will be sent in an email after you complete the online registration process.

Book themes may include:

-        Birds, Mammals, Insects, etc.

-        Flowers, Trees, Plants, etc.

-        Naturalist Biographies

-        Animal Tracking

-        Nature Illustrations

-        Nature Poetry

-        Canadian Authors

-        And more!

 Please note registration policies and other important information below.


Book Club meetings will take place at the High Park Nature Centre at the Forest School located at 375 Colborne Lodge Drive


Pre-registration is required to participate in the Nature Book Club. Registration cannot be confirmed until the ‘Friends of the High Park Nature Centre’ membership payment has been received. Instructions on paying the membership fee will be sent in an email after you complete the online registration process.

The club is filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. .

Cancellation Policy

If you wish to withdraw your participation in the book club, your ‘Friends of the High Park Nature Centre’ membership fee will not be refunded as the fee is a donation to the Nature Centre. Your membership will remain valid for one year.

Please note that if you miss two consecutive meetings without notice and cannot be reached via email or phone to confirm attendance to the remaining meetings, the next person on the waitlist will be contacted to take your place in the book club.

Please contact us at 416-392-1748 or if you have any questions.