Our Soldiers’ Stories: OPL celebrates Storytelling through Novels & Short Stories in October

Oct 20 2017

As part of our yearlong celebration of Storytelling for Canada 150, OPL presents an evening with two local authors: Our Soldiers’ Stories, taking place on Thursday, November 9 at Dominion Chalmers United Church (Woodside Hall – 355 Cooper Street) from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Renowned historian Tim Cook, CM, will read from the second volume of his series on Canadians in the Second World War, Fight to the Finish, and also discuss both his work and his most recent title, Vimy: The Battle and the Legend.

Researcher Jane Cooper will also read from her book, Private Sully Goes to War: An Eastern Ontario Boy Writes to His Girl from the Trenches in World War One.

Join these authors in conversation with moderator Ann Archer, Manager of Content Services at OPL and regular contributor to the Book Panel on CBC’s All in a Day.

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.

Our Soldiers’ Stories 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 or on Eventbrite.


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