Programmes and Events - Adults

2014 Evergreen Awards

Read the best in Canadian Fiction and Non-Fiction and then vote for your favourite! This year's shortlist is full of talented, exciting authors who represent a variety of genres. Voting will take place during Ontario Public Library Week in October.

Click here to see the list of nominated titles in our catalogue. Find available copies and place holds, all with your library card number and PIN. To vote, please register at your local branch.

And the nominees are:

Cinnamon Toast and the End of the World by Janet E. Cameron

River of Stars by Guy Gavriel Kay

The Stop by Nick Saul

Flee, Fly, Flown by Janet Hepburn

The Massey Murder by Charlotte Gray

The Inconvenient Indian by Thomas King

An Inquiry Into Love and Death by Simone St. James

The Cat by Edeet Ravel

The Painted Girls by Cathy Marie Buchanan

The Silent Wife by A.S.A. Harrison


Join a Book Club:

Arthur Branch                                                                             

Discussing Twenty Chickens for a Saddle: the story of an African childhood by Robyn Scott                        

Wednesday, June 4 6:30 - 8:00 pm

Marden Branch                                                                      

Discussing The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce             

Monday, June 16 6:45 pm

Erin Branch                                                                         

Discussing The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kid

Tuesday, June 24 7:00 pm            


General Programme Information

Wellington County Library branches offer a variety of programmes for adults, including:

  • eBook/eReader workshops
  • Book Clubs and Book Club Sets
  • Genealogy and local history events: Learn how to use our print and electronic resources to research your family tree.
  • Craft and Scrabble clubs
  • Author visits
  • Please see our Online Calendarfor full listings.