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  • Fridays, Jan 12, 2024 - Jun 14, 2024
    1:30pm
    90 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

    Meet new people and join in discussions on selected titles in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere every second Friday of the month. Newcomers are welcome.

  • Fridays, Jan 19, 2024 - Jun 21, 2024
    2:00pm
    60 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

    Do you enjoy reading mysteries? Share the enjoyment of good mysteries in a relaxed atmosphere. Join us for discussion usually every third Friday of the month. 

  • Fridays, Jan 26, 2024 - May 31, 2024
    2:00pm
    60 minutes

    5 sessions remaining

    Join in stimulating discussions on selected titles in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere on the last Friday of the month.

  • Sunnyside Branch Library

    Monday Feb 12, 2024 at 7:00pm
     minutes

    Everyone wants to live better, longer, but how do we go about doing it? Let's dig deeper into the book and uncover the not-so-secret secrets.

    This event will be facilitated by Happiness Habits 613's co-lead (and registered holistic nutritionist) Tamara Robinson.

    The term “blue zones” was first coined by Dan Buettner, a National Geographic Explorer and Fellow and journalist, during an exploratory project he led in 2004. After an expedition to Okinawa, Japan in 2000 to investigate the longevity there, he set out to explore other regions of the world with reportedly high longevity.

  • Wednesday Mar 20, 2024 at 5:30pm
    120 minutes

    Join us for the ultimate armchair travel around Europe. The European Book Club is offered in partnership with European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) in Ottawa to promote contemporary European authors and their works. A book title from an EU country is selected for discussion each month.

    Austrian author Marie Gamillscheg will discuss her book entitled Uprising of the Sea Creatures. Please follow the link for an English excerpt. : https://www.new-books-in-german.com/recommendations/uprising-of-the-sea-...