Cecily Ross, author of The Lost Diaries of Susanna Moodie (being defended by Julie Pollack of Clearview Public Library), will be at the Collingwood Public Library on Thursday, September 14 at 7:00 p.m. Cecily will be discussing how she re-imagined the life of 1830s pioneer and writer Susanna Moodie, a woman confronting both the wilds of Canada and the wilderness of her own heart. This event is free but register at Collingwood Public Library’s Public Services Desk or call 705-445-1571. More information at www.collingwoodpubliclibrary.ca
Gordon Henderson, author of Man in the Shadows (being defended by Anne Arksey of Springwater Public Library), will be at the Midhurst Public Library on Saturday, September 16 at 2:00 p.m. Gordon will be speaking about how re-told the tale of the assassination of D’Arcy McGee, one of the most dramatic stories in Canadian history. This event is free, but pre-registration is required. More information at www.springwater.library.on.ca or 705-737-5650.