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An Evening with Charlotte Gray

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One Book, One New Tecumseth enjoys An Evening with Charlotte Gray

New Tecumseth Public Library’s One Book, One New Tecumseth 2017 featured Charlotte Gray and her latest book: The Promise of Canada: 150 Years – Ideas And People That Have Shaped Our Country, and culminated with an author talk and book-signing at the Nottawasaga Inn Resort on Saturday, May 13, 2017.

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The One Book Team could not be more pleased with the way the evening went. Thank you to everyone in the community who participated:

  • Our sponsors: Honda of Canada Manufacturing, The Rotary Club of Alliston, Nottawasage Inn Resort, Circle Theatre, Simon & Schuster Canada, our amazing “Get Caught” photographer Tessla Stuckey, Wendy Gabrek from The New Tecumseth Time and Brad Pritchard from The Alliston Herald;
  •  The people and organizations that shared their own inspirational “Promise of Canada” in our “Get Caught Reading” photo essay;
  • The Sugartones Quartet Rhapsody;
  • Everyone who came out and enjoyed the event; and
  • Charlotte Gray, we still have a literary crush on you.

We’d love to hear what you thought of the evening, too.

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One Book One New Tecumseth Celebrates Canada’s 150th Anniversary

Promise of Canada CoverThe New Tecumseth Public Library is pleased to announce that the 2017 One Book, One New Tecumseth author will be Charlotte Gray featuring The Promise of Canada: 150 Years – People and Ideas That Have Shaped Our Country. The event will culminate in an author visit and book signing on Saturday, May 13th at the Nottawasaga Inn Resort. Tickets are $10.00 and are available at all three library branches.

Charlotte Gray is the author of ten acclaimed charlotte-gray-credit-valberg-imaging-2books of
non-fiction, including The Massey Murder, Gold Diggers, Nellie McClung, Reluctant Genius, and Sisters in the Wilderness. Charlotte has won numerous awards, holds five honorary doctorates and appears regularly on radio and television as a political and cultural commentator.

Copies of The Promise of Canada can be borrowed from any NTPL branch. Copies are also available for purchase for $25.50. Please call your branch for more details.

Please join us for a wonderful evening with Charlotte Gray as we begin our celebration of Canada’s 150th Anniversary. Tickets are on sale now!

Photo of Charlotte Gray courtesy of Valberg Imaging.

Film Showing: DrylandersDrylanders_(movie)

The epic saga of a family who left eastern Canada to stake their future in the prairies.

Mentioned in Charlotte Gray’s book The Promise of Canada

Memorial Branch (Alliston): Wednesday, May 3, 7:00 pm

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One Book, One New Tecumseth: The Promise of Canada

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Bronze Medal Olympian, Deanne Rose, proudly shows what The Promise of Canada means to her. Charlotte Gray’s book The Promise of Canada is NTPL’s One Book, One New Tecumseth’s 2017 selection. This renowned biographer will be joining us for an author talk and book signing at the Nottawasaga Inn & Resort on Saturday, May 13 th at 7pm.

Whose Promise of Canada will be caught next?

PHOTO BY TESSLA STUCKEY

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One Book, One New Tecumseth

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We’re so excited to see OBONT on the marquee at the Circle Theatre, since it means that tickets are now officially on sale! We hope you’ll join us for “An Evening with Charlotte Gray” on May 13th at the Nottawasaga Inn Resort.

If you haven’t read it yet, you will definitely want to pick up a copy of “The Promise of Canada: 150 Years – People and Ideas that have Shaped Our Country”.  You can borrow or purchase a copy at any of the branches.

Celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday with us!

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One Book, One New Tecumseth Returns This Spring

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The New Tecumseth Public Library is pleased to announce that the 2017 One Book, One New Tecumseth author will be Charlotte Gray featuring The Promise of Canada: 150 Years – People and Ideas That Have Shaped Our Country. The event will culminate in an author visit and book signing on Saturday, May 13th at the Nottawasaga Inn Resort. Tickets are $10.00 and will be available at all three library branches starting February 13th.

Charlotte Gray is the author of ten acclaimed books of non-fiction, including The Massey Murder, Gold Diggers, Nellie McClung, Reluctant Genius, and Sisters in the Wilderness. Charlotte has won numerous awards, holds five honorary doctorates and appears regularly on radio and television as a political and cultural commentator.

Copies of The Promise of Canada can be borrowed from any NTPL branch. Copies will be available for purchase in February. Please call your branch for more details.

Please join us for a wonderful evening with Charlotte Gray as we begin our celebration of Canada’s 150th Anniversary.

Photo of Charlotte Gray courtesy of Valberg Imaging.

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Guess Who’s Coming to New Tecumseth Winner Announced

obont-book-winner1Congratulations to Kelly Somers, who correctly guessed our OBONT author for 2017, Charlotte Gray.

Kelly wins a copy of the book The Promise of Canada: 150 Years – People and Ideas that Shaped Our Country and two tickets to the author event on Saturday, May 13th.

 

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