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The Friends of the Brockville Public Library is a group of volunteers dedicated to supporting our Library. The Friends group promotes and advocates literacy & culture at the Library and in the greater community. They also support the Library by donating time, helping with 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 marketing

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Meet the Author Events

The Friends of the Library organize regular Meet the Author events. The featured authors’ books are available for sale at the Library during the month of their book talk; a portion of the proceeds from the book sales helps to support the Friends of the Library.

Admission is FREE. Donations to the Friends are greatly appreciated. All book talks take place at the Library, unless otherwise noted.


The Friends of the Library present special guest Roy MacGregor
Saturday October 26th, 2019, 2:00 pm at the Aquatarium, 6 Broad St. Brockville
Tickets $20 available at the Library and at

Meet the Author Roy MacGregor, who will discuss his life as a journalist, his many books and experiences along the way.

Roy MacGregor is the acclaimed and bestselling author of Home Team: Fathers, Sons and Hockey (shortlisted for the Governor General’s Literary Award); A Life in the Bush (winner of the U.S. Rutstrum Award for Best Wilderness Book and the CAA Award for Biography); and Canadians: A Portrait of a Country and Its People, as well as two novels, Canoe Lake and The Last Season, and the popular Screech Owls mystery series for young readers. A regular columnist at The Globe and Mail since 2002, MacGregor’s journalism has garnered four National Magazine Awards and eight National Newspaper Award nominations. He is an Officer of the Order of Canada, and was described in the citation as one of Canada’s “most gifted storytellers.” He grew up in Huntsville, Ontario, and has kept returning to the Tom Thomson mystery all his writing life.

Books will be available for purchase. Cash, credit or debit will be accepted.

Contact or call Brandy at the Library for more information

Stay tuned for information on new events in this monthly series!