Biblio Wakefield Library is pleased to announce the launch of the On the Path to Reconciliation book discussion group. This discussion group is offered in partnership with the Bearing Witness project. On the Path to Reconciliation will meet monthly at Biblio Wakefield Library to read and discuss books that allow participants to gain understanding and begin discussions around Indigenous issues in Canada.

Interested community members are encouraged to attend one or all of the gatherings. The selected titles are available through local bookstores or online retailers. Attendees are asked to purchase the books and read them in advance of the gatherings. Following are the selected titles and dates for Winter/Spring 2018:

March 13 (7:00 – 9:00 pm)
March 15 (6:30 – 8:30 pm)

Seven Fallen Feathers.
Tanya Talaga (ISBN: 978-1-4870-0226-8)

April 19 (6:30 – 8:30 pm)
April 24 (6:30 – 8:30 pm)

Claiming Anishinaabe:
Decolonizing the Human Spirit.
Lynn Gehl (ISBN: 978-0-88977-491-9)

May 15 (7:00 – 9:00 pm)
May 17 (6:30 – 8:30 pm)

My Conversations with Canadians.
Lee Maracle (ISBN: 978-1-77166-358-8)

All youth 21 years or younger from the La Peche community are invited to participate in the 2018 Youth Art Exhibit.

This year’s theme is the 4 Elements:

Art must be ready by end of March

Art must come ready to display

Art must be smaller than 4 feet in any direction and less than 15 pounds

The gala will be in early April

Further information:

Write Night at the Wakefield Library is Back!

Join our community of writers every 3rd Wednesday from 7 to 8:30pm for an evening of writing exercises to playfully tease out your words. Bring a notebook, a favourite writing implement and your curiosity.

Wakefield Library

7 – 8:30 pm

Every 3rd Wednesday

Feb 7 & Feb 28, Mar 21, Apr 11, May 2

It’s Free!

For further information, please contact Linda Vanderlee
(mobile) 819 459-3580

The TD Summer Reading Club is Canada’s biggest, bilingual summer reading program that strives to engage all children in the joy of reading while championing Canadian writers and illustrators. The Wakefield library offers free programs, activities and reading recommendations for children around the Club’s theme during the summer, and kids can participate all year round on the TD Summer Reading Club website. Check the Parent’s Corner for further information about the online reading programs and activities, or send an email to to learn more about the Club’s program and activities at the Wakefield Library.

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