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Special EventS

BookMarks Meet the Author Series

BookMarks Meet the Author Series is a monthly book talk featuring authors from Eastern Ontario. The featured authors' books are available for sale at the Library during the month of their book talk, and a portion of the proceeds from the book sales is donated to the Friends group.

Claire Smith - website

Meet the author Claire Smith, former Canadian Equestrian contender in the Olympics until her fall in 1997 European Championships changed her life forever. She has written a book, Falling into Now, a story about her traumatic experience and how she had adapted.

When: Saturday February 17 - 2 pm

Where: 2nd floor of the Library, 23 Buell Street

Admission is FREE. Donations to the Friends of the Library are accepted.

Presented by the Friends of the Brockville Public Library.

P: 613.342.3936 - E: friends@brockvillelibrary.ca

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Fun With Books

Fun With Books is a local charity that distributes free books - locally written, illustrated and published, to registered children throughout Leeds & Grenville. As a fundraiser for Fun With Books, the books can also be purchased at the Library, $3 each or 2 for $5. All proceeds are donated to Fun With Books.

www.funwithbooks.org

Meet the Friends of the Brockville Public Library

The Friends of the Brockville Public Library is a group of volunteers dedicated to supporting our Library. The Friends group promotes and advocated literacy & culture at the Library and in the greater community, and supports the Library by donating time, fundraising and sponsoring special events.

As a member of the Friends group you can help with:

  • Monthly committee meetings - strategic planning and administration
  • Special event planning and event assistance
  • BookMarks Meet the Author series
  • Advertising and marketingMeet the Friends of the Brockville Public Library
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Upcoming Special Events

  • BookMarks Meet The Author
    Meet author and former Canadian Equestrian contender in the Olympics Claire Smith at the Library at 2pm! FREE admission. Details

  • Seedy Saturday
    Join us at the Brockville Memorial for fun activities for kids, local garden clubs and market vendors and a free seed swap from 10 am to 1 pm! Details

  • Terrarium Workshop
    Learn the basic foundation of building an open terrarium at the Union Jack from 7-9 pm. Tickets available at the Library and online! In partnership with Primrose & Willow. Details

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