Not to be Confused with an English Lit Class: Book Clubs
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Reading Central @ Central Library
Tuesday, December 12 Tuesday, January 16 Tuesday, February 13
@ 7 pm@ 7 pm @ 7 pm
Modern Classics @ Country Hills Community Library
Tuesday, January 23 Tuesday, February 27
@ 10 am @ 10 am
Grand Reads @ Grand River Stanley Park Community Library
Wednesday, December 13 Wednesday, January 17 Wednesday, February 21
@ 6:30 pm@ 6:30 pm@ 6:30 pm
Coffee & Crime @ Central Library
Wednesday, December 6 Wednesday, January 10 Wednesday, February 21
@ 10 am @ 10 am @ 10 am
Read the Book. Meet the Author.
85 Queen: An Evening with the Skydiggers
Tuesday, December 5 @ 7 pm
Josh Finlayson and Andy Maize have been the core of the seminal and beloved band Skydiggers for over 25 years. They bring their chemistry to the Reading Lounge for an evening of music, Christmas cheer and stories, with host Craig Norris from the CBC.
An Evening with the Skydiggers is presented by Centre in the Square and will also feature a reading from David McPherson from his new book The Legendary Horseshoe Tavern: A Complete History.
Registration required. Copies of Mr. McPherson’s book available for purchase.
85 Queen: An Evening with James Alan Gardner
In conversation with Paddy Forde
Wednesday, January 24 @ 7 pm
Join us for a conversation with award-winning writer, editor, and teacher of science fiction and fantasy, James Alan Gardner. He’s published nine novels, and his short stories have appeared in many leading science fiction and fantasy publications. His most recent novel, All Those Explosions Were Someone Else’s Fault, was released in November 2017. Paddy Forde is award-winning science fiction writer and former Hugo Award nominee.
Registration required. Copies of Mr. Gardner’s books available for sale.
For Book Lovers and Writers
Stratford Festival Costumes and Character Exhibit
January 8 - January 30
Stop by the Reading Lounge on the main level at Central Library to see a selection of authentic Stratford Festival costumes on display!
Costumes and Character
Monday, January 29 @ 7pm
Explore the process of costume design with Stratford Festival set and costume designer Dana Osborne. Learn how designs go from the page to the stage, and hear about the particular challenges and possibilities in designing large-scale musicals and Shakespeare productions.
What the Heck is Bullet Journaling?
Monday, January 8 @ 7 pm
After hours of staring at a screen, do you crave your creative side while still getting sh*t done? Hello, Bullet Journal! It’s the analog system for the digital age. Join KW Professional Organizers as they walk you through the in’s and out’s of Bullet Journaling. They’ll share with you what it is, why it’s useful, and you’ll put your learning into practice the same night. This event is B.Y.O.J. (Bring Your Own Journal).
Grace Schmidt Room
Getting the Word Out: How to Write Media Releases
Monday, January 22 @ 7 pm
With Valerie Hill, Waterloo Region Record. Learn how to craft media releases to get your organization or event noticed by local media with Valerie Hill of the Waterloo Region Record.
Kitchener Public Library 85 Queen St. North Kitchener, Ontario N2H2H1 519-743-0271 http://www.kpl.org/