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Special EventS

BookMarks Meet the Author Series

BookMarks Meet the Author Series is a monthly book talk featuring authors from Eastern Ontario. The featured authors' books are available for sale at the Library during the month of their book talk, and a portion of the proceeds from the book sales is donated to the Friends group.

Admission is FREE. Donations to the Friends of the Library are accepted.

Presented by the Friends of the Brockville Public Library.

P: 613.342.3936 - E: friends@brockvillelibrary.ca


Jennifer DeBruin - website

Meet Jennifer DeBruin, an author of fact-based historical fiction novels. With deep ancestral roots in SD&G, New France/Quebec, Upper Canada/Ontario, and colonial America, Jennifer is interested in exploring the human story within this rich history. She also writes historical pieces, which have been featured in various publications. She is currently writing her fourth novel, in addition to her ongoing research and writing projects.

When: Saturday March 24 at 2 pm

Where: 2nd floor of the Library

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Upcoming authors...

Saturday April 28th at 2 pm - Judy Volhart


Fun With Books

Fun With Books is a local charity that distributes free books - locally written, illustrated and published, to registered children throughout Leeds & Grenville. As a fundraiser for Fun With Books, the books can also be purchased at the Library, $3 each or 2 for $5. All proceeds are donated to Fun With Books.


Meet the Friends of the Brockville Public Library

The Friends of the Brockville Public Library is a group of volunteers dedicated to supporting our Library. The Friends group promotes and advocated literacy & culture at the Library and in the greater community, and supports the Library by donating time, fundraising and sponsoring special events.

As a member of the Friends group you can help with:

  • Monthly committee meetings - strategic planning and administration
  • Special event planning and event assistance
  • BookMarks Meet the Author series
  • Advertising and marketingMeet the Friends of the Brockville Public Library
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Upcoming Special Events

  • March Break at the Library
    "Try things and make stuff!" Drop in between March 12th - March 17th for free programs for all ages! Details

  • St Patrick's Day Family Celebration
    Stop in between 2-4 pm to celebrate with the Brockville Irish Cultural Society! There will be refreshments, crafts, songs and dance. For all ages. Details

  • Bookmarks Author
    Meet author Jennifer DeBruin for a book talk hosted by the Friends at 2 pm. Details

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