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Jan 24

Bell City Author Series - Ian Hamilton (Ages: 18+)

Ian Hamilton is the author of the Ava Lee series. The books have been shortlisted for numerous prizes, including the Arthur Ellis Award, the Barry Award, and the Lambda Literary prize, and are national bestsellers.

The Water Rat of Wanchai was the winner of the Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Novel and was named a best book of the year by Amazon.ca, the Toronto Star, and Quill & Quire. BBC Culture named Hamilton "One of the Ten Mystery/Crime Writers from the Last Thirty Years That Should Be on Your Bookshelf." The series is being adapted for film and television.

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Feb 21

Bell City Author Series - Amy Stuart (Ages: 18+)

Amy Stuart's debut novel Still Mine was an instant national bestseller. Nominated for the Arthur Ellis Best First Novel award, and winner of the 2011 Writers’ Union of Canada Short Fiction Competition, Amy’s writing has also appeared in newspapers and magazines across Canada. Amy lives in Toronto with her husband and her three sons. Still Water is her second novel.

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Mar 11

March Break: PJ Masks! (Ages: All)

PJ Masks are taking over the Library! We'll have lots of fun activities, face painters and a meet & greet with your 3 favourite PJ heroes. Each child requires a FREE ticket to visit with PJ Masks. Space is limited. 

This is a ticketed event. Tickets are available online starting Friday, March 1st. 

If you need assistance registering please call us at 519-756-2220. 

10:30 a.m. Visit  Register Online

10:50 a.m. Visit  Register Online

11:10 a.m. Visit  Register Online

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Mar 14

Bell City Author Series - Nathan Ripley (Ages: 18+)

Nathan Ripley is the pseudonym of Naben Ruthnum.

Ruthnum writes short stories and criticism. His short story, Cinema Rex, won the Writers' Trust of Canada/McClelland & Stewart Journey Prize, and the long essay Curry: Eating, Reading, and Race was published by Coach House Books in 2017. Find You In the Dark is his first thriller.

Ruthnum currently lives in the Parkdale neighbourhood of Toronto but grew up in Kelowna, BC. He spent most of his twenties in Vancouver, making frequent trips to the Pacific Northwest setting of Find You In the Dark to see concerts and, eventually, to conduct research.

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