Festival of Words Book Club

"Season of Fury and Wonder" by Sharon Butala

Thursday, January 28 at 2:30 pm

Award winning Sharon Butala’s Season of Fury and Wonder is a collection of short stories about women in their old age.  These stories reflect the joys and stories of life, and also pay a tribute to classical authors that have influenced Butala’s writing.

 This title is available in ebook format from library2go  or Hoopla, or in print form from the library.  Call the library if you want Curbside pickup.

Slam the Scam: protect yourself against fraud

with Laverne Stevenson, Canada Revenue Agency

Thursday, February 4 at 2:00 pm

on Zoom

Learn about “Scams” and how to register for “MyAccount” as it is the best defense in scam protection.

Virtual Book Club

"The Pull of the Stars"

by Emma Donoghue

Tuesday, February 9 at 7:00 pm

Set during a pandemic in Ireland, this historical novel follows the lives of women - expectant mothers and doctors who are quarantined together in an understaffed hospital.  Pick up your copy at the reference desk or call to use our curbside pickup service.

An Archives History Mystery

Thursday, February 11 at 2:30 pm

A virtual program for local history buffs. Participants will be challenged with identifying people, places and timeframes in pictures selected from our archival photo collection. Long time Moose Javians are welcome to share stories and memories surrounding the featured photos.

Virtual Book Club

"How to Pronounce Knife"

by Souvankham Thammavongsa

Tuesday, March 9 at 7:00 pm

This collection of stories shares the experience of Laotian immigrants and their children, both good and bad. Winner of the 2020 Giller Prize. Pick up your copy at the reference desk or call to use our curbside pickup service.

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