Readtreat Getaway at White Point

Love books? Love reading? Wish you had more time to really retreat into the pages of that stack of books you’ve been wanting … meaning to read? Need that perfect excuse to ‘justify’ escaping to lose yourself in the sheets between the covers … and mingle with Guest Authors? Book Lovers, look no further THIS […]

Ontario Library Association Conference
Book Launch – Before the Parade

Please join author Rebecca Rose for the launch of Before the Parade: A History of Halifax’s Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Communities, 1972-1984. A thoroughly researched narrative history, this foundational collection includes perspectives and insights from the artists, businesspeople, academics, and organizers who—by way of living their lives, and through their activism—made it possible for so […]

Book Launch – Portia White

Join author George Elliott Clarke for the Toronto launch of Portia White: A Portrait in Words on Dec 13 from 6:30 -8:30 at A Different Booklist. There will be singing and performances as well as a presentation by the author.  

Book Launch – Portia White

Join author George Elliott Clarke for the launch of Portia White: A Portrait in Words at the Canadian Immigration Museum from 7-9pm on Tuesday, Dec 10th. Register for this free event on eventbrite   

Book Launch – Cod Collapse

Join author Jenn Thornhill Verma for the launch of Cod Collapse: The Rise and Fall of Newfoundland’s Saltwater Cowboys at the Gordon Harrison Landscape Gallery on Dec 8th from 3:30-5pm.

Book Launch – A Pocket of Time

Join Rita Wilson and Emma FitzGerald for the launch of A Pocket of Time: The Poetic Childhood of Elizabeth Bishop at the Halifax Central Library in the BMO Community Room on December 7, 2019 from 1-2pm.

Writing Workshop with Lesley Crewe

YIKES!! I’M A WRITER?? This is a workshop for innocent folks who think they’d like to be a writer. But do your eyes glaze over when you hear words like “plot,” “structure,” and “point of view?” Does your anxiety level rise when someone discusses, “narrative voice,” or “dramatic effect?” Then this is the workshop for […]

Book Launch – Wounded Hearts

Join Lois Legge for the launch of her new book Wounded Hearts: Memories of the Halifax Protestant Orphans’ Home at Open Book Coffee on November 18th from 6:30-8pm.  

Book Launch – My Hair is Beautiful

Join celebrated author Shauntay Grant for the launch of her new baby board book, My Hair is Beautiful at the Black Cultural Centre on November 17 from 2-3:30 pm.