Angeline Boulley, an enrolled member of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, is a storyteller who writes about her Ojibwe community in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. She is a former Director of the Office of Indian Education at the U.S. Department of Education. Angeline lives in southwest Michigan, but her home will always be on Sugar Island. Firekeeper's Daughter is her debut novel, and was an instant #1 NYT Bestseller. To learn more about Angeline, and Firekeeper’s Daughtervisit her website.
Moses Lunham is from from the Anishinabek (Ojibway/Chippewa) Nation in Kettle and Stony Point, Ipperwash, Ontario. Moses is an artist, whose work includes the cover art for Firekeeper’s Daughter. To learn more about Moses and his work visit his website.
This program is presented in partnership with Kettle & Stony Point First Nation and Community Wellness/Human Service: Oneida Health Centre. All are welcome.
Bookmarks the Spot, an independent bookseller in Mt Brydges, is excited to be able to offer a limited number of copies of “Firekeeper’s Daughter” at a special price for program participants. More details will be included in your registration confirmation message.
New for August
Paint Night with Artist Moses Lunham
Wednesday, August 4 at 6:30 pm
Everyone can be an artist! Join us virtually to create a painting, guided step-by-step by Artist Moses Lunham.
Supplies provided, please indicate your desired pickup library when registering.
To register, email email@example.com or call 519-245-8237.
Indigenous Veterans and the Indigenous Resurgence
Tuesday, August 10 at 7:00 pm Lieutenant-Commander (Ret'd) Bill Shead will present on his experiences in the Royal Canadian Navy and of Indigenous Veterans. He is a member of the Peguis First Nation and served 36 years in the Navy. He has also served as the Mayor of Selkirk Manitoba, Prairie Regional Director General for Veterans Affairs Canada, and Chief Executive Officer of the Neeginan Centre.
To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 519-245-8237
The Great Comics Challenge
August 9-20, ***Free Comic Book Day is Saturday, August 14***
Join us in celebrating Free Comic Book Day and test your powers with the Great Comics Challenge! Beginning August 9th, pick up a challenge card at an open branch of Middlesex County Library, or print your own from the link below. Complete at least 2 of the 6 challenges on the card, then return the card (with proof of challenges completed) to the library, The Sidekick Hangout in Strathroy, or email it to email@example.com and you could win a prize!
On or after August 14th, don’t forget to pick up a free comic from your library (library branches that are closed on Saturdays will have comics available on their next open day). While supplies last.
Download, then colour and decorate a book each time you read for 20 minutes. Email a photo or scan of each completed log to firstname.lastname@example.org and be entered into a prize draw!
Intro to Laser-Cutting Design
Thursday July 22, 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Learn graphic design basics and create your own masterpiece! Create your own design during our interactive Zoom session, then pick-up the laser cut final product at curbside. Participants will need access to a computer or laptop (not a smart phone or tablet) to participate in this program.