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Author Encounter: Richard Scarsbrook

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[Ages 13 to 15]
Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Thursday, December 6th; 
1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone.
Class visits welcome.
No charge.

Richard loves working with developing writers and students, and discussing the creative process! An award-winning author and poet, he has served as Writer in Residence for the Toronto District School Board and Toronto Public Library.

We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $153 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country.
Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien. L’an dernier, le Conseil a investi 153 millions de dollars pour mettre de l’art dans la vie des Canadiennes et des Canadiens de tout le pays.

Registration

You may register in person at any branch, by phoning Information Services at 905-623-7322 x2712, or online using the form below.

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Author Encounter: Mireille Messier

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[Ages 7 to 9]
Bowmanville Branch, Children’s Area
Wednesday, November 14th; 
1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone.
Class visits welcome.
No charge.

Mireille Messier is a bilingual children’s author who previously worked as a television and radio host, and loves graphic novels, swing music and wearing red shoes! Mireille presents in both French and English, a great opportunity for French Immersion students.

We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $153 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country.
Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien. L’an dernier, le Conseil a investi 153 millions de dollars pour mettre de l’art dans la vie des Canadiennes et des Canadiens de tout le pays.

Registration

You may register in person at any branch, by phoning Information Services at 905-623-7322 x2712, or online using the form below.

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
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Author Encounter: L.E. Carmichael

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[Ages 12 to 13]
Newcastle Branch, George and Kathleen Vice Community Room
Friday, October 12th; 
1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone. 
Class visits welcome.
No charge.

Lindsey (L.E.) Carmichael never outgrew that stage of childhood when nothing’s more fun than amazing your friends (and correcting your teachers!) with your stockpile of weird facts, wonderful details, and obscure tales! Join Lindsey and find out why STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) is so important in today’s world.

We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $153 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country.
Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien. L’an dernier, le Conseil a investi 153 millions de dollars pour mettre de l’art dans la vie des Canadiennes et des Canadiens de tout le pays

 

Registration

You may register in person at any branch, by phoning Information Services at 905-623-7322 x2712, or online using the form below.

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Friday, October 12, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
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Author Encounter: Arlene Chan

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[Ages 9 to 10]
Bowmanville Branch, Children’s Area
Monday, September 24th; 
1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Advanced registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone.
Class visits welcome.
No charge.

Celebrate the Moon Festival with Arlene Chan, author of seven books about the history, culture, and traditions of the Chinese in Canada! This mid-autumn festival is a centuries-old celebration of the harvest, and plays an important role in Chinese culture.

We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $153 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country.
Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien. L’an dernier, le Conseil a investi 153 millions de dollars pour mettre de l’art dans la vie des Canadiennes et des Canadiens de tout le pays.

Registration

You may register in person at any branch, by phoning Information Services at 905-623-7322 x2712, or online using the form below.

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Monday, September 24, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
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Author Encounter: Gail Bowen

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[Adult]
Courtice Branch, The Great Room
Thursday, September 6th; 
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Drop in; no registration required.
No charge.

Meet the author of the highly-acclaimed Joanne Kilbourne mystery novels, on tour promoting her latest release, A Darkness of the Heart! Gail was most recently recognized in 2018 with the Crime Writers of Canada Grand Master Award.

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Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Book Club in A Bag: New Title Release Party

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Courtice Branch
Tuesday, November 6th;
5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Drop in; no registration required.
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We’re very excited to launch the new Book Club in a Bag sets! Your Library has added 25 new kits to the collection based on your feedback!

Jennifer Robson, author of the Book Club in a Bag title Somewhere in France, will be on hand to help us celebrate! Jennifer will answer questions about the book and read from her newest title, Goodnight From London!

Stop by the Courtice Branch to get a sneak peek and first dibs on booking the new kits! All new Book Club in a Bag kits will be available for requests on Monday, November 12th.

Please visit our Book Club in a Bag page for more informatoin about this service.

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