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One Book, One Brant returns to the County this April

Arts and EntertainmentOne Book, One Brant returns to the County this April

The County of Brant Public Library announced the return of One Book, One Brant, a County-wide reading event celebrating Canadian literature on Tuesday, March 26, 2024.

This spring marks the 19th year of festivities, and the Library is honoured to feature award-winning Canadian author Zoe Whittall and her captivating novel “The Fake.”

One Book, One Brant kicks off Tuesday, April 2, 2024 and every patron who checks out the book “The Fake,” will be entered for a chance to win event-themed prizes.

“I’m excited to see the enthusiasm surrounding One Book One Brant,” said Fred Gladding, Library Board Chair. “This event not only promotes literacy but also fosters a sense of belonging and connection among County of Brant residents. It’s a wonderful opportunity for the community to come together and celebrate the power of storytelling.”

The 19th annual One Book, One Brant event will feature award-winning Canadian author Zoe Whittall and her captivating novel “The Fake.” Photo courtesy County of Brant Public Library.

This year, One Book, One Brant’s marquee author event will give readers a unique opportunity to connect with Zoe Whittall, one of Canada’s most captivating authors, on Saturday, May 25, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Gaukel Memorial Community Centre.

The event includes a meet-and-greet with Whittall, author readings, a book signing, and refreshments.

Additional events occur throughout May and include a fraud prevention workshop with Brant OPP, three exclusive book clubs, and a Writing Masterclass with Whittall.

“The Writing Masterclass with Zoe Whittall offers aspiring writers a unique opportunity to learn from a seasoned author and refine their craft,” explained Emma Johnston, Programming and Outreach facilitator at the Library. “We’re committed to providing valuable resources and opportunities for growth to our community members.”

The 19th annual One Book, One Brant event will feature award-winning Canadian author Zoe Whittall and her captivating novel “The Fake.” Photo courtesy County of Brant Public Library.

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