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Local Author Book Market

2022-12-03 14:00:00 2022-12-03 16:00:00 America/New_York Local Author Book Market Connect with local authors during our book Expo and buy their latest titles in time for your holiday gift giving and reading. Join us to meet and hear book talks by local authors on our main stage. Downtown Branch - Gathering Place

Saturday, December 03
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Add to Calendar 2022-12-03 14:00:00 2022-12-03 16:00:00 America/New_York Local Author Book Market Connect with local authors during our book Expo and buy their latest titles in time for your holiday gift giving and reading. Join us to meet and hear book talks by local authors on our main stage. Downtown Branch - Gathering Place

Downtown Branch

Gathering Place

Connect with local authors during our book Expo and buy their latest titles in time for your holiday gift giving and reading. Join us to meet and hear book talks by local authors on our main stage.

Join our local authors for lightning book talks to discover a new author to read or whose book you can gift! Families can drop-in to picture book readings between 2:00-3:30pm with local authors Kylie Victoria, Catherine Nevin-Pike, Anaiah Ofori-Poku, Harry Binnendyk, Megan Galati and Margot Edge with Valerie Losell. See what our local used bookstore has by local authors and for writers and local historians.


Our Local Authors:

**Please visit our Local Author Showcase to see links to these author's websites**


Local Author Lightning Book Talks
Learn about your next great read and then go buy or borrow it!

Location: Gathering Space, Main Stage, Downtown Branch of BPL

Time: 2pm – 4pm


For Families

  • Meet local picture book authors and buy their book
  • Come write your letter to Santa with our Elf, 9:30am-2pm
  • Picture Book Readings with local authors on the kids 2nd floor: 2:00pm Kylie Victoria; 2:15pm Catherine Nevin-Pike; 2:30pm Anaiah Ofori-Poku; 2:45pm Margot Edge & Valerie Losell; 3:00pm Harry Binnendyk; 3:30pm Megan Galati

Complete Alphabetical List of Local Authors

  1. Luna Alva
  2. Sylvia Barnard
  3. J.L. Benson
  4. Harry Binnendyk
  5. Julie B. Campbell and Amanda Giasson (Perspective Book Series)
  6. Edward Danko
  7. Sean Patrick Dolan
  8. Katrina Doucet
  9. Margot Edge and Valerie Losell
  10. Maryna Gaidar
  11. Megan Galati
  12. Dean Gessie
  13. Jessica Hamilton
  14. Bruce Hanson
  15. Naiobi James
  16. Marilyn Lamb
  17. Kristin Larsen
  18. Beverley Neilson
  19. Catherine Nevin-Pike
  20. Anaiah Ofori-Poku
  21. Dorothy Sjoholm
  22. Raimo Strangis
  23. Tyneisha Ternent
  24. Mala Thapar
  25. Kylie Victoria
  26. Garry Willard
  27. Colleen Winter

The health and safety of our participants and staff is our top priority, please review our Stay Safe Guidelines.

If you are unable to attend, we ask that you cancel your registration or email askus@barrielibrary.ca 

Questions? Please call 705-728-1010 or email askus@barrielibrary.ca


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AGE GROUP: | Under 5 | Teens | Seniors | School-Aged Kids | Families | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Special Events | Books & Beyond | Authors |

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Downtown Branch

AskUs@barrielibrary.ca
Phone: 705.728.1010

Hours

 

 
Mon, Feb 06 9:30AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Feb 07 9:30AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Feb 08 9:30AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Feb 09 9:30AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Feb 10 9:30AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Feb 11 9:30AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Feb 12 9:30AM to 5:00PM

About the branch

Our Downtown Branch is centrally located in the Downtown core at the corner of Worsley and Owen Streets. The building and facilities are fully accessible. Enjoy a beverage or a small snack from our Café located inside the lobby, use our complimentary wifi, experiment with technology and maker tools, or soak up the sun on our Rooftop Reading Garden.

Upcoming events

Tue, Feb 07, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tinker Lab

Tue, Feb 07, 10:00am - 11:00am
Peacock Study Room

Tue, Feb 07, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration is now closed

Tue, Feb 07, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Wed, Feb 08, 10:00am - 10:30am
Downtown Children's Picture Book Area, 2nd Floor

Wed, Feb 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Wed, Feb 08, 5:15pm - 8:45pm
Oro Lions Room

Wed, Feb 08, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Angus Ross Room

Wed, Feb 08, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Peacock Study Room

Wed, Feb 08, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Gathering Place

Thu, Feb 09, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tinker Lab

Thu, Feb 09, 10:30am - 11:30am

Thu, Feb 09, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
This event is full

Thu, Feb 09, 6:00pm - 8:35pm
Gathering Place

Thu, Feb 09, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Tinker Lab

Thu, Feb 09, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Oro Lions Room

Thu, Feb 09, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Angus Ross Room

Fri, Feb 10, 10:00am - 10:30am
Downtown Children's Picture Book Area, 2nd Floor

Fri, Feb 10, 10:00am - 11:00am
This event is full

Fri, Feb 10, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Tinker Lab

Sat, Feb 11, 10:00am - 10:30am
Downtown Children's Picture Book Area, 2nd Floor

Sat, Feb 11, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Gathering Place

Sun, Feb 12, 10:00am - 11:00am
This event is full

Sun, Feb 12, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Tinker Lab

Sun, Feb 12, 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Mon, Feb 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Angus Ross Room

Mon, Feb 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
This event is full

Mon, Feb 13, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
This event is full

Mon, Feb 13, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Tinker Lab

Mon, Feb 13, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Angus Ross Room
This event is full

Mon, Feb 13, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
This event is full

Mon, Feb 13, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Gathering Place

Mon, Feb 13, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
This event is full

Tue, Feb 14, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tinker Lab

Tue, Feb 14, 10:00am - 11:00am
Peacock Study Room

Tue, Feb 14, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
This event is full

Tue, Feb 14, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Tinker Lab

Tue, Feb 14, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Angus Ross Room
This event is full

Wed, Feb 15, 10:00am - 10:30am
Downtown Children's Picture Book Area, 2nd Floor

Wed, Feb 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Wed, Feb 15, 5:15pm - 8:45pm
Oro Lions Room

Wed, Feb 15, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Angus Ross Room

Wed, Feb 15, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Peacock Study Room

Thu, Feb 16, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tinker Lab

Thu, Feb 16, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Angus Ross Room,Gathering Place

Thu, Feb 16, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
This event is full

Thu, Feb 16, 6:00pm - 8:35pm
Gathering Place

Thu, Feb 16, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Tinker Lab

Fri, Feb 17, 10:00am - 11:00am
This event is full

Fri, Feb 17, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Tinker Lab

Sat, Feb 18, 10:00am - 10:30am
Downtown Children's Picture Book Area, 2nd Floor

Sat, Feb 18, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Gathering Place

Sat, Feb 18, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Angus Ross Room

Sun, Feb 19, 10:00am - 11:00am
This event is full

Sun, Feb 19, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Tinker Lab

Sun, Feb 19, 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Tue, Feb 21, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tinker Lab

Tue, Feb 21, 10:00am - 11:00am
Peacock Study Room

Tue, Feb 21, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Gathering Place

Tue, Feb 21, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
This event is full

Tue, Feb 21, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Tinker Lab

Tue, Feb 21, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Angus Ross Room
This event is full

Wed, Feb 22, 10:00am - 10:30am
Downtown Children's Picture Book Area, 2nd Floor

Wed, Feb 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Wed, Feb 22, 5:15pm - 8:45pm
Oro Lions Room

Wed, Feb 22, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Gathering Place

Wed, Feb 22, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Angus Ross Room

Wed, Feb 22, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Peacock Study Room

Thu, Feb 23, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tinker Lab

Thu, Feb 23, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
This event is full

Thu, Feb 23, 6:00pm - 8:35pm
Gathering Place

Thu, Feb 23, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Tinker Lab

Fri, Feb 24, 10:00am - 11:00am
This event is full

Fri, Feb 24, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Tinker Lab

Sat, Feb 25, 10:00am - 10:30am
Downtown Children's Picture Book Area, 2nd Floor

Sat, Feb 25, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Angus Ross Room

Sun, Feb 26, 10:00am - 11:00am
This event is full

Sun, Feb 26, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Tinker Lab

Sun, Feb 26, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Angus Ross Room

Sun, Feb 26, 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Mon, Feb 27, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Mon, Feb 27, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
This event is full

Mon, Feb 27, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Angus Ross Room
This event is full

Mon, Feb 27, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
This event is full

Mon, Feb 27, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Gathering Place

Mon, Feb 27, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
This event is full

Tue, Feb 28, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tinker Lab

Tue, Feb 28, 10:00am - 11:00am
Peacock Study Room

Tue, Feb 28, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Tue, Feb 28, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Tinker Lab

Wed, Mar 01, 10:00am - 10:30am
Downtown Children's Picture Book Area, 2nd Floor

Wed, Mar 01, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Angus Ross Room

Wed, Mar 01, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Wed, Mar 01, 5:15pm - 8:45pm
Oro Lions Room

Wed, Mar 01, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Angus Ross Room

Wed, Mar 01, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Peacock Study Room

Thu, Mar 02, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tinker Lab

Thu, Mar 02, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Tinker Lab

Thu, Mar 02, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Gathering Place

Fri, Mar 03, 10:00am - 11:00am

Fri, Mar 03, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Tinker Lab

Sat, Mar 04, 10:00am - 10:30am
Downtown Children's Picture Book Area, 2nd Floor

Sat, Mar 04, 10:00am - 2:00pm

Sat, Mar 04, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Angus Ross Room

Sun, Mar 05, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Tinker Lab

Sun, Mar 05, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Gathering Place

Mon, Mar 06, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Mon, Mar 06, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Angus Ross Room
This event is full

Mon, Mar 06, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
This event is full

Mon, Mar 06, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Oro Lions Room

Mon, Mar 06, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
This event is full

Tue, Mar 07, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tinker Lab

Tue, Mar 07, 10:00am - 11:00am
Peacock Study Room

Tue, Mar 07, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Tue, Mar 07, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Tinker Lab

Tue, Mar 07, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Angus Ross Room
This event is full

Tue, Mar 07, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Wed, Mar 08, 10:00am - 10:30am
Downtown Children's Picture Book Area, 2nd Floor

Wed, Mar 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Wed, Mar 08, 5:15pm - 8:45pm
Oro Lions Room

Wed, Mar 08, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Angus Ross Room

Wed, Mar 08, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Peacock Study Room

Thu, Mar 09, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tinker Lab

Thu, Mar 09, 10:30am - 11:30am

Thu, Mar 09, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Gathering Place

Thu, Mar 09, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
West Lounge

Thu, Mar 09, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Angus Ross Room