Name: Zoriana Zwarycz Age: 27Job: Legal Assistant The book: Then We Came to the End by Joshua Ferris Why she chose it: Based on an ad agency going out of business, the book reminded Zwarycz of “dysfunctional families” and her own experience working at an ad agency.
The library will host an LGBTQ literary speed dating event July 10. a lefty.”American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis: “Run fast.”Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen: “A hopeful romantic.
Librarian Fiona Smith explains what a book says about you: The Book of Awesome by Neil Pasricha: “The person wants to be inspired.”No Logo by Naomi Klein: “That (they’re) politically engaged . Or maybe a gold digger.”The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin: “If they’re reading it, they’re not (happy).”So, how did it go?
If they liked the date, they checked the “yes” column beside their name in a booklet.
If they didn’t feel a spark, they checked “no.” Library staff will later pair daters based on these checks, emailing them if they have a match.“I’ll be really sad if no one has a match,” said librarian Marnie Woudstra.
Joining an online dating site or attending a speed dating session are two ways of doing this that can help you meet more people faster because you’ll be meeting like-minded people who are also purposely seeking to form new relationships.
Speed dating in particular is a great way to get to know people very quickly.
By setting a location, you can localise event and venue searches to a specific point.
When searching, simply set the maximum distance you are willing to travel to an event and results will be restricted to local venues.
Literary speed dating is popping up at select libraries across the city.