Burlington Reads

Burlington READS is an author & book talk series that runs in the fall and spring and features three celebrated and thought-provoking Canadian authors and their works. FREE admission. Registration is required for these sold-out events.

Watch for the Spring 2020 Series announcement in February.

Fall 2019

  • September: Robyn Doolittle, Had It Coming
  • October: Carol Bishop-Gwyn, Art & Rivalry: The Marriage of Mary and Christopher Pratt
  • November: Drew Hayden Taylor, Chasing Painted Horses

Spring 2019

  • March: Laurie Petrou, Sister of Mine
  • April: George Elliott Clarke, The Motorcyclist
  • May: Dafydd (Dave) Williams, Defying the Limits: Lessons from the Edge of the Universe

Fall 2018

  • September: Tim Cook, Vimy: The Battle and the Legend
  • October: Plum Johnson, They Left Us Everything
  • December: Tom Wilson, Beautiful Scars: Steeltown Secrets, Mohawk Skywalkers, and the Road Home

Explore Burlington Reads Fall 2019 authors in our collection

Explore Burlington Reads Spring 2019 authors in our collection

Explore BPL's One Book One Burlington Titles 2007-2017 in our collection