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Sheep River Library Out Loud Series for October

The OUT LOUD Series of events, scheduled to celebrate Canadian Library Month, is in full swing.

With the help of the Friends of the Library and the funds that they raised at a casino, these events do not have a fee, however, because of space limitations, pre-registration is necessary. Sign up today by calling 933-3278 for some of the following events:

Friday, Oct 17 – 7pm – Richard Wagamese. This author and journalist from the Ojibway Wabasseemoong First Nation in northwestern Ontario, was a columnist for the Calgary Herald. He has published a number of books, including novels, poetry and biographical work. His novels include A Quality of Light, Indian Horse and Medicine Walk.

Saturday, Oct 18 – 7pm – The Wardens. Original music and stories from the back country of the Canadian Rockies.

Sunday, Oct 19 – 3pm – Afternoon Tea With the Duchess. You are cordially invited to share afternoon tea with the Dowager Duchess and friends (circa 1914). Some light entertainment along with a viewing of the first episode of Downton Abbey. Menu: Cucumber Sandwiches ~ Scones with Cream and Jam ~ Assorted Squares ~ Tea & Coffee. Costumes are encouraged but not required. Hats would be lovely.

Saturday, Oct 25 – 7:30pm – Sun Ergos Theatre: Shakespeare. During WW1, the troops received performances from theatre companies performing Shakespearean plays. In this solo performance, 22 characters from 17 plays will be presented.

Monday, Oct 27 – 7pm – Historian Harry Sanders. If you were travelling the Foothills area 100 years ago, where would you stay? Come hear this noted historian talk about the historic hotels in our area.

Look up the Sheep River Library web page for detailed information on these amazing special events.

See you at the library!

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