Community Events

2017 21 Nov

Beautiful Scars, Tom Wilson in Conversation with Singer/Songwriter Lynn Miles

Tom Wilson always felt something wasn't quite right. His parents, Bunny and George, were much older than other kids' parents. There were no baby photos of him in the house. At school, classmates called him Indian, despite his parents' Irish-Quebecois background.

2017 21 Nov

Victor and Evie Book Launch with Ottawa Author Dorothy Anne Phillips

The experiences of a governor general and his family in the early twentieth century, revealed through recently released letters and diaries.

2017 25 Nov
1:30pm - 3:30pm

Carbon is Yellow Book Signing with Author Marilyn Sargeant

In her debut collection of poetry, Marilyn Sargeant, a contemplative and introspective writer, as well as light-hearted and playful in her verses, presents her readers with both narrative and lyrical poetry that is innocent and explorative, as well as dark and brooding—touching upon topics which

2017 29 Nov
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Discussion with Charlie Angus on the New Edition of Children of the Broken Treaty

Named "Book of the Year" by the Hill Times, National Post, and Quill & Quire, Children of the Broken Treaty exposes a system of Canadian apartheid that led to the largest youth-driven human rights movement in the country's history.

2017 30 Nov
4:30pm - 6:00pm

Meet and Greet with Warren Kinsella, author of a young adult novel, Recipe for Hate

Adult author Kinsella (Fight the Right) sets this riveting murder mystery in Portland, Maine, in the late 1970s. After the gruesome slaying of two of their friends, teenage punk musicians called the X gang are targeted by an unknown enemy and by “anti-punk hysteria” in their community.

2017 04 Dec
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Sexual Violence at Canadian Universities Book Launch with Editors, Contributors and Frontline Anti-Violence Workers

At least one in four women attending college or university will be sexually assaulted by the time they graduate.

2017 07 Dec
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Community Classroom: Settler Self-Indigenization in the Age of Reconciliation with Darryl Leroux

Building on some of his recent work on the topic, Darryl will be presenting an analysis of emerging efforts to indigenize otherwise non-Indigenous people in Québec, Ontario, and Nova Scotia.

2017 09 Dec
10:30am - 12:30pm

Adventure with Auntie Katie Macnamara, author of Rosie the Tarantula

Come for a fun adventure with auntie Katie Macnamara on the morning of December 9!

2017 09 Dec
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Here's to You Book Signing

This Christmas, give them a Crafted Gift of Love that will touch their heart.