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summer reading

Join the fun this summer as you complete weekly challenges, engage in creative activities, and learn about your Library and beyond! Log your reading and complete activities to earn badges and the chance to win some stellar prizes!

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Meet up with fellow crafters every Tuesday from 1pm-3:30pm! Bring your crochet, knitting, sketching, or any other project you’re working on!

One of our favourite events of the year is coming up!

This year’s much anticipated Authors in the Hills of Mulmur event will feature Hilarious, Heartwarming, & Historical Stories in Unexpected Places.

If purchasing your tickets at Shelburne Public Library, we can accept cash or e-transfers for payment.

Rose's Book Club

Rose’s Book Club meets on the 4th Tuesday of each month at 2pm. The best part about this book club is there is no required reading! That means you can come ready to discuss whatever you’ve been reading, and hear the recommendations of other book club members. Rose will also feature a selection of noteworthy books!

Call 519-925-2168 or email for more information.

Rose's Book Club

Past Events:

Sunday, March 5th, 2017: Al Pace thrilled our audience with his Canoe Chronicles from Canada’s north.

Sunday, May 1st, 2016: 2016’s One Book One County Finale of will be hosted at the Dufferin County Museum and Archives, and features a book talk by author, Kim Thùy.

Sunday, April 10th, 2015: Vietnam - A Travelogue. This will be an afternoon of travel and cultural experiences, linked to our 2016 One Book, One County title, Mãn! Hosted at the Shelburne Public Library. Tickets are free, but required.

August 23rd, 2015 brought many patrons together at Pegram Farms, as Trevor Cole, Catharine Gildiner, Terry O’Reilly, and Plum Johnson recounted tales from and about their latest writings.

On Sunday, June 28th, 2015, Lori Oschefski told the story of Canada’s British Home Children through a presentation on her book “The Bleating of the Lambs”.

On May 3rd, 2015 Charlotte Gray thrilled her audience by discussing the details of her true crime novel, The Massey Murder.

On November 9th, 2014, Hugh Brewster returned with another insightful book about those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. Presenting his work, From Vimy to Victory, the audience learned new information about Canadians in WWI.

On September 21st, 2014, Barry Gough recounted the tale of Mr. Pond, through a discussion of his work, The Elusive Mr. Pond: The Soldier, Fur Trader and Explorer Who Opened the Northwest.

On July 13th, 2014, Kim Jai Sook Martin discussed her book, Obligations and Aspirations: A Memoir of Growing Up in Korea and an unexpected New Life in Canada. The audience enjoyed the first-hand account of growing up in two very different countries.

On June 9th and 10th, Genealogy expert Marian Press visited the library for 'two days of family, lineage, and legacy!'. Attendees learned various tips and tricks for online research, and received one-on-one family tree assistance.

On May 28th, 2013, the One Book One County Grand Finale took place at The White Truffle Restaurant in Orangeville, with guest author Cathy Marie Buchanan (author of the One Book One County winning The Painted Girls). This event was hosted by the Orangeville, Shelburne & Grand Valley Public Libraries and BookLore.

On Sunday, March 24th, Terry Fallis, discussed his book Up and Down.

On November 17th, 2013, author (and Chief Science Advisor at the Nature Conservancy of Canada) John L. Riley shared details and research from his book The Once and Future Great Lakes Country: An Ecological History.