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An Evening with Alan Bradley

Alan Bradley is a Canadian writer acclaimed for his series which features Flavia de Luce, the eleven year old chemist and solver of mysteries. In the seventh title, As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust, to be published in January 2015, Flavia is sent away to boarding school in Toronto. Murder ensues! Join author Alan Bradley as he introduces his newest Flavia adventure and chats about his writing and career with local mystery reviewer Don Graves.

Age: 19Y and up

Thursday, January 22, 2015, 7:00-8:30 pm

Queen Elizabeth Park Community & Cultural Centre – Rehearsal Hall (1302 Bridge Rd, Oakville)

Cost: $15

Tickets available at all branches and online starting December 17, 2015

I Want to Research My Ontario Family History: Advanced Search

The third lecture in the series is more advanced and will cover such topics as: land registry records, crown land records, land petitions and township papers. Land records are extremely useful in helping piece together a family’s history, their place of origin and might even uncover a will!
Age: 16Y+  Cost: $8/1 class
Central Branch   Course Code: 200712
Wed., Feb. 04, 2015  7:00pm-8:30pm

This is the advanced session in our family history series presented by Ruth Blair, PLCGS, a Professional Genealogist based in Oakville.

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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