Author Janet Somerville presents 'Yours, for Probably Always: Martha Gellhorn's Letters of Love and War, 1930-1949', about the life of novelist, journalist, and intrepid war correspondent Martha Gellhorn (1908-1998), told through a captivating selection of her letters to friends, family, husbands, and lovers. "... An engrossing collection that burnishes Gellhorn's reputation as an astute observer, insightful writer, and uniquely brave woman." Kirkus. Pre-register
Trinidad-born author and storyteller Rita Cox has performed for adults and children on stage, radio and television across North America, in Europe, Brazil and the Caribbean.
Hear the magic as this award-winning storyteller weaves her spell at an all-ages family friendly event.
Join us in the APL Living Room for refreshments l Joy & Laughter
In Celebration of Black History Month
Join us for the grand finale of the 2019 OneBookOneAurora project.
Meet Camilla Gibb, author of Sweetness in the Belly, and enjoy a fascinating glimpse into the back story of this fabulous book.
Author Teresa Pitman, a leading parenting authority and mother of four, has put together all you need to know about the baby-led method in an informative, visually appealing package. Baby-Led Weaning features at-a-glance nutrition and food tips as well as specific chapters on special diets and allergies. Parents around the world are turning to the baby-led method, and Baby-Led Weaning is a uniquely authoritative and lively volume on this growing phenomenon.
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Author Event: Kerri Sakamoto Aurora Public Library is thrilled to welcome the author of the Commonwealth Prize-winning and Governor General's Literary Award-nominated The Electrical Field. Her new book Floating City, is described as ‘Citizen Kane reimagined, a novel about ambition and the relentless desire to belong’. Wednesday May 23, 7:00 p.m. Free.
Best-selling Author, journalist and military historian will share his trip to Vimy France commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Combined with his book, Victory At Vimy: Canada Comes of Age, April 9 – 12, 1917 Mr. Barris reconstructs the blow-by-blow moments of that historic four-day operation that some say changed the momentum of the war. Wednesday May 10, 7:00 p.m. Pre-register online.
Deadly Dames: Death by Alligator? Lethal Sewing Machine? Meet the Mystery writers that make up the ‘Deadly Dames’: Catherine Astolfo, Janet Bolin, Alison Bruce, Melodie Campbell and Joan O'Callaghan. They’ll share their books and talk about the art of mystery and suspense writing, women in writing and publishing, balancing writing with a day job. Pre-register online.
Victory Lap Retirement: Work While You Play, Play While You Work - The Joy of Financial Independence...at Any Age! Meet best-selling authors Mike Drak and Jonathan Chevreau. The rules of retirement have changed and there's more at risk than ever. Learn how to create a low stress fulfilling lifestyle, a unique blend of work and play that will allow you to live life to the fullest. Pre-register online or at the Adult Information Desk.