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Meeting, Book Sale & Dessert Potluck Wed. Dec. 9: Holiday Books with Werner Zimmermann & Lisa Dalrymple

  • Wednesday, December 09, 2015
  • 7:00 PM
  • TPL Northern District Branch, Room 200


DATE: Wednesday, December 9, 7:00 p.m.

Please join us for our very special December meeting with speakers to hear, books to buy and desserts to nibble!

TOPIC: Creating Christmas Books

SPEAKERSWerner Zimmermann illustrated A Porcupine in a Pine Tree, Dashing Through the Snow, Pippin the Christmas Pig, Snow Day and many others. (He’ll have prints from Snow Day for door prizes!) Lisa Dalrymple is the author of the holiday book A Moose Goes a-Mummering, as well as Skink on the Brink and Bubbly Troubly Polar Bear.  

DESSERT POTLUCK: A delicious tradition returns: CANSCAIP's December dessert potluck! Please make or buy a yummy sweet treat to share. Coffee supplied. Thanks to CANSCAIPers for the desserts, and to Starbucks for the coffee!    

BOOK SALES: Feel free to bring copies of your newest book to sell (3 to 5 is usually enough). Everyone looks after their own sales, so bring loonies and toonies to make change. We suggest rounding prices (e.g., $10.00 instead of $10.95) to make sales easier to tally.  

ANNOUNCEMENTS BY MEMBERS: Have a new book? Nominated for an award? Tour or book launch ahead? Ask to be on the agenda to make your announcement at the meeting. Please send office@canscaip the following information: 

  • Your name
  • Book title
  • Genre and/or age range 
  • Publisher
  • Short synopsis of your new book (2 or 3 sentences)
  • Info on launch, award, tour, if applicable 

PRE-MEETING DINNER: If you'd like to attend dinner with the speakers at 5:30 pm, please email Cathy Rondina. Dinner is at The Pickle Barrel (1 block north of Eglinton, west side of Yonge, 2nd floor of Yonge-Eglinton Centre).

LOCATION: Our monthly meetings are at Toronto Public Library Northern District Branch, 40 Orchard View Blvd. (1 block north of Eglinton, west side of Yonge) in Room 200 (2nd floor).

TRANSIT: TPL Northern District Branch is 1 block north of the Eglinton subway stop on the Yonge line.

PARKING: The closest Green P parking lot is on 75 Holly Street (1 block east of Yonge, south of Eglinton). There are other Green P lots on Erskine, Castlefield and Sherwood, 3 to 5 blocks north of Eglinton. The Yonge-Eglinton Centre has underground parking, with an entrance on Orchard View Blvd. 

720 Bathurst St., Suite 412, Toronto, ON M5S 2R4

Phone: 1-416-515-1559

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