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Local Author Book Market

2023-12-09 10:00:00 2023-12-09 15:00:00 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. Painswick Branch -

Saturday, December 09
10:00am - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-12-09 10:00:00 2023-12-09 15:00:00 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. Painswick Branch -

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 11:00 am - 2:00 pm with local authors. See what our local used bookstore has by local authors and for writers and local historians.


Featured Local Authors

We thank all interested authors, this year's applications are now closed.

Complete Alphabetical List of Local Authors - * indicates virtual vendor

Select the author's name to view their website where available.

Luna Alva
John Belanger
J.L. Benson
John Birch
Harry Binnendyk
Kayt Bryans
Ann Burke
Janis Constable
Ed Danko
Barrie Doyle
Elliot D'Souza
Megan Galati
Danielle Gaucher
Editors Barrie
Suzanne Maree Cole
Jason George
Stephanie Grayson
Bruce Hanson 
aka Robert Rime
Marilyn Lamb
Kristin Larsen
Valerie Losell
Nicholas Lynn
Mike Madill
Gina Marro
Andrea Matei
Kaylene McPhee
Catherine Nevin-Pike
Angela Odusanya
Jacqueline Paige
aka J. Risk

Timothy Paleczny
Aruna Papp
Michael Shaun Patterson 
Qarradune Books (Perspective book series) - Amanda Giasson and Julie B. Campbell
Rivendell Books*
Brenda Joy Roden
Christian Smith*
Raimo Strangis
Erin Treasure
Ashlea Fitzweber
Colleen Winter
Dr. Teresa Woolard

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

Location: Painswick Branch, Massey Room. 

Time: 10:30 am - 3 pm


For Families

  • Meet local picture book authors and buy their book
  • A special Kwanzaa Storytime happening from 10-11am
  • Meet young local authors and ask them how you might get a book published too!
  • Picture Book Readings with local authors in the kids picture book area, 11:00am-1:30pm

TIME AUTHOR
11:00 am Harry Binnendyk
11:15 am Megan Galati
11:30 am Jason George
11:45 am Angela Odusanya
12:00 pm Ashlea Fitz-Weber
12:15 pm Dr. Teresa Woolard
12:30 pm Andrea Matei
12:45 pm Elliot D'Souza
1:00 pm Bruce Hanson
1:15 pm Catherine Nevin-Pike 


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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Painswick Branch

AskUs@barrielibrary.ca
Phone: 705.728.1010

Hours

 

 
Mon, Feb 26 9:30AM to 5:00PM
Tue, Feb 27 9:30AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Feb 28 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Feb 29 9:30AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Mar 01 9:30AM to 9:00PM
Sat, Mar 02 9:30AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Mar 03 9:30PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

Our Painswick Branch is located in the south end of Barrie, near the corner of Big Bay Point Road and Yonge Street. The building and facilities are fully accessible. Enjoy the bright and sunny reading lounge, use our complimentary wifi, experiment with technology and maker tools, or book a room for your next event.

Upcoming events

Mon, Feb 26, 1:30pm - 4:45pm
Massie Family Community Room

Tue, Feb 27, 10:00am - 10:30am
Massie Family Community Room

Wed, Feb 28, 10:00am - 11:30am
Children's Area

Wed, Feb 28, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Massie Family Community Room,Teen Area

Wed, Feb 28, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Massie Family Community Room

Thu, Feb 29, 10:00am - 11:00am
Massie Family Community Room

Thu, Feb 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Massie Family Community Room

Fri, Mar 01, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Massie Family Community Room

Sat, Mar 02, 10:00am - 10:30am
Massie Family Community Room

Sun, Mar 03, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Massie Family Community Room

Mon, Mar 04, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Massie Family Community Room

Mon, Mar 04, 1:30pm - 4:45pm
Massie Family Community Room

Tue, Mar 05, 10:00am - 10:30am

Tue, Mar 05, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Massie Family Community Room

Tue, Mar 05, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Massie Family Community Room

Wed, Mar 06, 10:00am - 11:30am
Children's Area

Wed, Mar 06, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Massie Family Community Room

Thu, Mar 07, 10:00am - 11:00am
Massie Family Community Room

Thu, Mar 07, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Massie Family Community Room

Fri, Mar 08, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Massie Family Community Room

Sat, Mar 09, 10:00am - 10:30am

Sun, Mar 10, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Massie Family Community Room

Mon, Mar 11, 10:00am - 11:30am
Massie Family Community Room

Mon, Mar 11, 1:30pm - 4:45pm
Massie Family Community Room

Mon, Mar 11, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Children's Area,Big Book Stage

Tue, Mar 12, 10:00am - 7:00pm
Massie Family Community Room

Wed, Mar 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Wed, Mar 13, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Massie Family Community Room

Wed, Mar 13, 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Wed, Mar 13, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Massie Family Community Room

Thu, Mar 14, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Massie Family Community Room

Thu, Mar 14, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Teen Area

Thu, Mar 14, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Massie Family Community Room

Fri, Mar 15, 10:00am - 10:30am
Massie Family Community Room

Fri, Mar 15, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Massie Family Community Room

Fri, Mar 15, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Massie Family Community Room

Sat, Mar 16, 10:00am - 10:30am
Massie Family Community Room

Sat, Mar 16, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Massie Family Community Room

Sun, Mar 17, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Massie Family Community Room

Mon, Mar 18, 1:30pm - 4:45pm
Massie Family Community Room

Tue, Mar 19, 10:00am - 10:30am
Massie Family Community Room

Wed, Mar 20, 10:00am - 11:30am
Children's Area

Wed, Mar 20, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Massie Family Community Room
This event is full

Wed, Mar 20, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Massie Family Community Room

Thu, Mar 21, 10:00am - 11:00am
Massie Family Community Room

Thu, Mar 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Massie Family Community Room

Fri, Mar 22, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Massie Family Community Room

Sat, Mar 23, 10:00am - 10:30am
Massie Family Community Room

Sun, Mar 24, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Massie Family Community Room

Mon, Mar 25, 1:30pm - 4:45pm
Massie Family Community Room

Tue, Mar 26, 10:00am - 10:30am
Massie Family Community Room

Wed, Mar 27, 10:00am - 11:30am
Children's Area

Wed, Mar 27, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Massie Family Community Room,Teen Area