October is Library Month!

This month is Library month! Along with all the usual books and materials that you’ve come to love we’re also in the middle of a great programming cycle. Here are some programs  that we’re featuring this month.

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Anishinaabe Creation Story
Branch/Location: Millennium Library
Date: Saturday, October 8, 2016
Time: 2:00PM – 3:30PM
Room: Buchwald Room
Learn teachings from the Anishinaabe creation story. Elders Daabaasanaqwat (Lowcloud) Peter Atkinson of the Turtle Clan and  Harry Bone share their insights and knowledge. Drop-ins welcome!

 Writers on the Road
Location: Parlour Coffee, 468 Main Street
Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Time: 12:15PM – 1:30PM
Drop by to meet the Writers-in-Residence and make an appointment to have your writing critiqued, or borrow from our travelling Book Bike collection!

Concert: North Star Falling
Branch: Millennium Library
Date: Thursday, October 13, 2016
Time: 12:10PM – 12:50PM
Room: Carol Shields Auditorium
Part of our Thursday Skywalk Concert Series featuring singer-songwriter Jeffery Straker performing songs from his albums including Vagabond and North Star Falling. Drop in, all are welcome!

1919-2019: The Legacy of the Winnipeg General Strike 
Branch/Location: Millennium Library
Date: Monday, October 17, 2016
Time: 7:00PM – 8:00PM
Room: Carol Shields Auditorium
Registration Required: Please Call 204-986-6450
Hear some stories about the legacy of the strike from the perspective of descendants of strikers, and share your own stories. Learn about plans to commemorate the centennial of the Strike in 2019.

Haunted Winnipeg : Ghost Stories from the Heart of the Continent 
Branch/Location: Millennium Library
Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Time: 7:00PM – 8:00PM
Room: Carol Shields Auditorium
Matthew Komus shares some of the City’s best-known ghost stories, as well as some lesser known tales. Hear about the people who may be haunting Winnipeg’s historic sites while learning about the buildings unique and creepy history.

If none of these great programs tickle your fancy this fall, check out our Program Calendar for everything we’ve got going on!

-Arryn

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