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OPL Indigenous History Month eRead & Online Discussion

Jun 19 2020

OTTAWA Since June 1, we’ve invited the Ottawa community to read Crow Winter, by Karen McBride, an Algonquin Anishinaabe writer from the Timiskaming First Nation as part of a National Indigenous History Month special eRead. EBook versions of Crow Winter have been available with no holds or waitlists for an unlimited number of readers for the entire month! Crow Winter explores the importance of grief and loss, friendship and healing, and the role of community, culture, and history in a contemporary First Nation community.

 

To enhance their reading experience, the public will have the opportunity to attend a live discussion and meet the author. This discussion will take place online on Wednesday, June 24 at 7 pm on Zoom and Facebook Live. Everyone is welcomed to register for this event on the OPL website.

 

This event was made possible by the generous support of the Friends of the Ottawa Public Library Association.

 

 

The Ottawa Public Library (OPL) is the largest bilingual (English/French) public library system in North America. The OPL extends public access to information and services through the library’s 34 branches, physical and virtual at www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca, as well as two mobile libraries and a vending machine-style lending library service. Serving close to one million Ottawa residents, OPL’s mission is to inspire learning, spark curiosity, and connect people. Follow us on Twitter www.Twitter.com/OPL_BPO and like us on Facebook www.Facebook.com/OPLBPO. Contact us at 613-580-2940 or InfoService@BiblioOttawaLibrary.caIf it’s out there, it’s in here! 

 

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