The Ottawa Book Collectors Programme of Upcoming Events
 

OBC Meetings 2017-2018

 

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 2017

 

Business Meeting and Round-Table

OBC members will report on and circulate a couple of 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 11, 2017
 

OCTOBER 2017

 

Hallowe’en: True Life Ghost Stories

OBC member Mika Kocks will give a talk on the true life ghost story.

October 2, 2017
 

NOVEMBER 2017

 

From Book to Movie, From Movie to Book

Pat Gibson discusses cinematic adaptationa (and vice versa) from her own collection. Other members are free to bring along their own contributions. What is your favourite movie book? Why?

November 6, 2017
 

DECEMBER 2017

 

The Ottawa Collection

Mr. Rick Turcotte will show the OBC some of the treasures from his collection of Ottawa material.
December 4, 2017
 

JANUARY 2018

 

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 8, 2018
 

FEBRUARY 2018

 

Some Canadian Women

OBC member Jason Byers will introduce members to some known and unknown, old and new, female Canadian authors. Potential canidates: Pearl Foley, Olive Knox, L. Adams Beck, May Agnes Fleming, Nelly Arcan and others.

February 5, 2018
 

MARCH 2018

 

Illustrated Book round table

OBC members will bring in one (1) "illustrated" book from their collection and introduce it to the others. Why is this book part of your collection?
March 5, 2018
 

APRIL 2018

 

Dr. Doolittle Books

This lecture, presented by Jim Jope, will provide a look at the Doctor Doolittle books, of which there are 12. (who knew?)
April 9, 2018
 

MAY 2018

 

Women in World War I and II

What were women doing, literarly speaking, during the wars? Ellen Derry and Charlene Elgee will eludicate.
May 7, 2018
 

JUNE 2018

 

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 4, 2018

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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