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:

Palmerston Branch 519.343.2142                                                                 

Discussing The Massey Murder: a maid, her master, and the trial that shocked a country by Charlotte Gray.           

Tuesday, September 9 10:00 am

Clifford Branch 519.327.8328                                                                           

Discussing Where'd you go Bernadette by Maria Semple.                   

Wednesday, September 10 6:45 - 8:00 pm

Hillsburgh Branch 519.855.4010                                                                        

Discussing Secret Daughter by Shilpi Somaya Gowda

Tuesday, September 16 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.