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Author visits at Burlington Public Library this fall

Stack of Library BooksAlthough I nearly had a heart attack when I saw the first red leaves on the drive back from the cottage last weekend, there’s actually a lot for the Restless Writers and our local reading/writing pals to look forward to this fall (besides our trip to the Surrey International Writers Conference, October 22-24). And we don’t have to go any farther than our local library.

Burlington Public Library (BPL) hosts visits from noted Canadian authors each month—and they’re free! You do have to pre-register, since seats go fast. To register, call 905-639-3611 ext. 134. All visits take place from 7-9pm in Centennial Hall, Central Library. (Notes: Dates are subject to change, so keep an eye on the BPL website for updates.)

Here’s the BPL fall line-up:

As part of the Engaging Authors series, offered by BPL and A Different Drummer Books, Doug Sanders, author of Arrival City: The Final Migration and Our Next World, will be speaking on Tuesday, September 28. Tickets are $10, and can be purchased at the library or the bookstore. Limited tickets are available at the door.

Maria

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Author events in May: Political scandals and boys coming of age

Expect to be inspired by some excellent story-tellers who will be in the area this month, thanks to a different drummer books and partners Bryan Prince, Bookseller and Burlington Public Library.

May 12, 7:00 pm: Enjoy an evening with Rabindranath Maharaj, Steven Heighton, Michael Helm, and Russell Smith at Gallery on the Bay in Hamilton. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at a different drummer books and at Bryan Prince, Bookseller.

May 17, 7:00 pm: Hear from Harvey Cashore, who has just published “The Truth Shows Up: A Reporter’s Fifteen-Year Odyssey Tracking Down the Truth about Mulroney, Schreiber and the Airbus Scandal.” Part of the Engaging Ideas series with (and at) Burlington Public Library. Tickets are $10, and can be purchased at the library or a different drummer books.

For more information, drop by a different drummer books at 513 Locust Street in downtown Burlington and chat with Ian (and play with the cat). You can also visit http://web.mac.com/diffdrum, or call 905-639-0925.

Maria

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