The Ottawa Book Collectors Programme of Upcoming Events
 

OBC Meetings 2016-2017

 

All OBC meetings, unless otherwise indicated, begin at 7:30 pm and will be held in Room 112, Fisher Park Community Centre. Lots of parking is available.

Meetings are generally held the first Monday of every month. Check the date to be sure.

LOCATION

250 Holland Ave.
 

SEPTEMBER 2016

 

Round-Table

OBC members will report on and circulate samples of their book finds from over the summer months with an emphasis on how these fit into their avowed collecting interests and, to a lesser extent, expatiate on what they may have read in the same period.
September 12, 2016
 

OCTOBER 2016

 

Rumer Godden, (1907 1998)

OBC member Charlene Elgee will give a talk on the English author Rumer Godden. Godden wrote more than 60 titles, including fiction, nonfiction, poetry, childrens books and translations. At least 9 of her books were turned into movies.

October 6, 2016
 

NOVEMBER 2016

 

Botanical Art

This lecture, presented by Jim Jope, will provide an overview of botanical art.

November 7, 2016
 

DECEMBER 2016

 

Christmas Theme

For two years running now, esteemed member Peter Greig will give a Christmas themed book presentation.
December 5, 2016
 

JANUARY 2017

 

Biblio-wassail

Finishing off the last of the Yuletide seasonal cheer, OBC members will present the books they received during the holidays (or books they gave themselves!) Tell us why it is an asset to your collection.
January 9, 2017
 

FEBRUARY 2017

 

The Yellow Peril

OBC member Jason Byers will expound upon another of his collecting interests, the portrayal of orientals in 19th and 20th century writing, with some detours into film.

February 6, 2017
 

MARCH 2017

 

Rick Turcotte, his Ottawa collection

Mr. Turcotte will show the OBC some of the treasures from his collection of Ottawa material.
March 6, 2017
 

APRIL 2017

 

Norm Christie, his military collection

Mr. Christie will show the OBC some of the treasures from his military collection.
April 3, 2017
 

MAY 2017

 

Mystery Talk

Come visit Ottawa mystery writer Patricia Filteau; Vantage Point, 2016; Traces, 2017; Steps, 2018.
May 1, 2017
 

JUNE 2017

 

Annual General Meeting & Book Swap

Our Annual General Meeting when suggestions for potential speakers will be provided, and a new executive elected. Some books may also trade hands.
June 5, 2017

Future Events:

Would you be interested in doing a presentation on some aspect of your own book collection with other members?


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