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November 03, 2020
Oxford Reads presents: A virtual evening with Amy Spurway


Over the past few months, the community-wide reading initiative, Oxford Reads – a partnership between the Oxford County Library and Woodstock Public Library – has been celebrating the book Crow, by Amy Spurway. The celebration of the book will draw to close this Saturday, November 7 with a Facebook Live virtual gala event. The author, Amy Spurway, will be on hand to discuss the book, with the evening presented by Chris dela Torre, host of Afternoon Drive on CBC London, followed by a live Q & A session.

Now in its third year, Oxford Reads aims to connect readers across the County while celebrating Canadian literature and fostering discussion. This year’s selection, Crow, is the debut novel from Spurway, a Cape Breton-native, and was shortlisted for the Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour.

  

Facebook Live gala event

Join us from the comfort of your own home, for a Facebook Live conversation with Amy Spurway, as she discusses the 2020 Oxford Reads selection, Crow with Chris dela Torre, host of Afternoon Drive on CBC London. You can access the free Facebook Live virtual gala event via the Oxford County Library or Woodstock Public Library Facebook pages.

Please note: You do not need a Facebook account to watch the Facebook live gala, however certain functions such as commenting will not be available to viewers without an account.

  

Details

Saturday, November 7, 2020, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Oxford County Library or Woodstock Public Library Facebook pages

It’s not too late to participate in this year’s Oxford Reads experience. Those interested can place a hold on a copy of the book at www.oxfordreads.ca or in-person at any of Oxford County’s 14 library branches or the Woodstock Public Library. Reading guides are also available. Anyone interested in purchasing a copy of the book can do so at Merrifield Book Shop in Woodstock.

  

Contact

Jenn Austin | Strategic Communication & Engagement
jaustin@oxfordcounty.ca


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