Author Talks & Lectures
In his coming-of-middle-age novel comedian Ward Anderson delivers a romantic love story set against the backdrop of the stand-up circuit, where the realities of life are not at all hospitable to romance.
From the Man booker nominated author Alison Pick comes this moving memoir where she recounts her exploration of her faith. As a teenager she discovers that her Pick grandparents were Jewish and that many relatives had died i...
NYT Bestseller Maggie Steifvater is the author of the Shiver trilogy and The Raven Cycle, among other popular Young Adult titles. Come out to hear her talking aout her newest work and get your books signed! Books will also b...
As the illustrator in residence, Patricia Storms will offer children's art activities for Grade 1 to Grade 6 classes at the Northern District Branch. Patricia is also available to travel to high schools and colleges to make p...
With real-life anecdotes and illustration samples, Patricia Storms discusses illustrating children's books for publishers. Using examples from her own work as well as other illustrators, Patricia shows the process of developi...
William Shakespeare lived at a remarkable time ? a period we now recognize as the first phase of the Scientific Revolution. New ideas were explored, medieval thinking was giving way to modern thought. In this illustrated tal...
FRANCES ITANI, a Member of the Order of Canada, has received awards and accolades for her novels and for her poetry. In Tell, she brings to life post-war characters and situations which will not soon be forgotten by Canadian ...
Mesdames of Mayhem will discuss their anthology of short stories and their other mystery writings. Presentation and book signing.
Five year old Anna must protect her younger brother from the dangers of the wilderness after a bear attacks her parents on a camping trip. Riveting story of love and courage told through the voice of a five year old.