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Call to Artists for Art

Once again Biblio Wakefield Library is celebrating local artists with a sales exhibition. The sale will be without commission and will be cash or cheque and carry.

  • – Maximum value of work: $100.00
  • – Maximum size 150 cm. (sum of all four sides)
  • – Multiple works are welcome (up to 6)

Please deliver your pieces to Biblio Wakefield Library from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 1st

Questions? Contact Claus Jobes 613-806-2200

Art for Christmas Vernissage

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Thursday, December 6

Sale continues until December 24th

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Songwriting Workshop

with Craig Cardiff

Saturday, December 1st
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Top Floor, Kaffé 1870, Wakefield

Only a few spots left.
Register by contacting Linda @ 819 459-3580 by Thursday, November 29. (No guarantee spots will be available by then though.) Payment of $30 is to be made to Linda via cheque or cash.

At Craig’s songwriting workshop, participants will get a chance to work directly with Cardiff on songwriting, a chance to showcase their own written songs or write new songs! Also get tips on developing your own music career from an established Canadian singer/songwriter.

Armed with an extensive catalogue of songs, his Book of Truths, sharp wit and soft voice, Craig Cardiff is considered a pioneer in alternate venue touring, often appearing in churches, camps, prisons, basements, festivals, kitchens and even taking to the streets, bringing his fans with him. Over the years, he has played with and opened for artists such as Glen Phillips, Lucy Kaplansky, Dan Bern, Natalia Zukerman, Andy Stochansky, Sarah Harmer, Kathleen Edwards, Blue Rodeo, Gordon Downie (Tragically Hip), Hawksley Workman, Sarah Slean, Skydiggers, 54-40 and more.

Writing Workshops 2018 .pdf

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Saturday, December 8th

2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Biblio Wakefield Library

writing materials supplied

Amnesty International mobilizes people around the world to write letters on International Human Rights Day (December 10th). We write on behalf of people whose human rights have been violated; people who champion human rights for us all.
Write a Letter, Save a Life.

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Upcoming Write Night:    Wednesday, November 21
Please contact for further information.

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. Join us on Facebook: Creative Writing Wakefield – La Pêche

Wakefield–La Pêche Writing Workshops 2018

Please register with Linda: 819 459-3580

Wakefield–La Pêche Writing Workshops 2018 (workshop descriptions and author bios PDF)

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Join us from 11:00-11:45 a.m. in the Wakefield Library

The Second and last Monday of each Month

Enjoy meeting new friends as you listen to stories, sing songs, and participate in action rhymes.
I look forward to seeing you at the library! Storyteller Janet LeRoy

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Friends of the Wakefield Library (FoWL) is once again raising funds while helping out with your gardens. Lots of beautiful bulbs and themed gardens to choose from. Browse the catalogue and place your order at the Wakefield Library until September 29. Orders will be delivered mid-October.

Contact Heidi Honegger at 613-402-3308 or for further information
(or to place an order if you can’t get to the library)

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