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High School Ins and Outs for Newcomers

Come to this free workshop and you will learn what to expect from the Ontario Education system including the requirements to obtain your OSSD. Parents will learn how to support their teens in making decisions and how to stay involved. A student from the International Baccalaureate (IB) program from a local high school will be on hand to tell you more about the program and answer questions

Thursday, Aug 14 5:30pm-7:30pm
Central Branch Auditorium
Open to Grades 8-12 & Parents
Cost: Free

Please register with the Newcomer Information Centre by telephone at 905-949-0049 ext. 1290 or by email at nicyouth@tcet.com.

An Evening for Book Lovers

Join us for our most popular event of the year! Our staff of passionate readers will recommend some of the best books out there. it’s the perfect event for book clubs planning their year, or just deciding what to read on your own. Plus, you can enter the draw for a chance to win a complete library of the books presented – every book lover’s dream! Desserts and coffee are included in the ticket price.

Age: 19Y and up

Monday September 22, 2014, 7:00-9:00 pm

Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Cost: $15

Tickets available at all branches and online at www.opl.ca  from August 25, 2014

Oakville Reads:Oakville Public Library’s Online Book Club

Love books? Join the club! Become a member of OPL’s new online book club, Oakville Reads. We will be reading and discussing a new book every month, throughout the year, beginning October 1. Express your thoughts in the discussion forum, or just sit back, follow along and enjoy what unfolds. You can start your reading now: our October book will be Elephant in the Sky by local author Heather A. Clark.

Age: 16Y and up

Cost: Free

For more information contact allison.pelette@oakville.ca

Paths to Publishing

Do you have a manuscript you would like to publish? Would you like to learn more about the options available to you? Are you interested in a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the publishing world? Join published authors and representatives from the publishing industry to explore various paths to publishing. A panel discussion will be followed by a question and answer period.

Age:18Y and up

Thursday November 13, 2014, 7:00-8:30 pm

Central Branch Auditorium

Cost: $15

Tickets available at all library branches from October 2, 2014

Books and Beer: Fiction from Fact

Join us as our librarians present books that were inspired by or based on a true story. Beer from a local brewery and light appetizers are included in the ticket price. Plus, you will have a chance to win all fifteen books presented! Everyone goes home with a terrific to-read list.

Age: 19Y and up

Friday February 20, 2015, 7:00-9:00 pm

Central Branch Auditorium

Cost: $15

Tickets available at all branches from January 23, 2015

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