150 Years of Great Canadian Storytellers: Douglas Gibson is coming to the Ottawa Public Library

Oct 5 2017

OTTAWA- Storytelling at its best! On Thursday, October 26, the Ottawa Public Library is presenting 150 Years of Great Canadian Storytellers by Douglas Gibson. In this one-man show, the renowned Canadian publisher will take us through Canada’s history from Confederation to the present and highlight selected authors--French, English, and Indigenous-- from each decade.  The show will be presented at Dominion Chalmers United Church (355 Cooper Street) at 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 26. The event will be in English, with bilingual screen projections.

This stage performance is presented as part of the OPL’s celebration of storytelling to mark Canada 150. In October, the Library is highlighting the art of Storytelling through Novels and Short Stories. For details on all of OPL’s Canada 150 programs and events, visit the webpage.

OPL’s presentation of Douglas Gibson’s 150 Years of Great Canadian Storytellers is sponsored by the Friends of the Ottawa Public Library (FOPLA). The event is free, though registration is required. For details or to register, visit the Ottawa Public Library webpage.

The Ottawa Public Library (OPL) is the largest bilingual (English/French) public library system in North America, with 34 branches, physical and virtual at BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca, mobile libraries, and a vending machine library service. OPL’s mission is to inspire learning, spark curiosity, and connect people. Follow us on Twitter Twitter.com/OPL_BPO and like us on Facebook Facebook.com/BiblioOttawaLibrary. Contact us at 613-580-2940 or InfoService@BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca. If it’s out there, it’s in here!


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