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Authors invited to read at library conference in Cornwallis

A reading by Scott's Bay author Ami McKay, left, at the upcoming provincial library conference is already fully subscribed, but other writers will be there.
A reading by Scott's Bay author Ami McKay, left, at the upcoming provincial library conference is already fully subscribed, but other writers will be there.

BERWICK, NS - The public has responded to two free author readings and a screening of ‘Maudie’ as part of Libraries 150: A Celebration.  

The joint Nova Scotia Library Association and Library Boards Association of Nova Scotia annual conference will be held at the Annapolis Basin Conference Centre in Cornwallis. It will be held Sept. 29 – Oct. 1 and is being hosted by the Annapolis Valley Regional Library, which is based in Berwick.
Cindy Lelliott, president of the Nova Scotia Library Association, says, “In this year of reflection, celebration and dialogue in Canada, we are pleased to present a conference to inspire original and thought-provoking discussion, encourage innovative ideas and new practices, and celebrate Nova Scotia’s literary and social heritage and culture.”
On Friday, Sept. 29 Scott’s Bay author Ami McKay will have a sold out audience as she reads from her latest book and then relax and enjoy the musical group Cuckoo Moon.
On Saturday, Sept. 30, there will be a brown bag lunch for free readings by Gloria Ann Wesley, Jon Tattrie, Wade White, and Lance Woolaver. Mad Hatter Bookstore will be onsite selling featured books by the authors. Anyone interested should register.
Finally, on Saturday evening, the conference will be showing the movie ‘Maudie’ on the big screen at the conference centre theatre.
While anyone is welcome to register for the conference, it is geared to library staff and trustees. Information on the conference program and registration costs may be found here: http://renewyourcuriosity.ca/nsla/.
Anyone registered can pick up their tickets at the registration desk upon arrival. Registration information and times can be found at this website, http://renewyourcuriosity.ca/celebration/.

 

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