Elevate Guelph Gift Matching!
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Project Elevate Guelph is Underway!
By MelindaIt is finally happening! Construction has begun, and soon we will reach our goal of being physically accessible to all!
Elevate Guelph! You can now give a donation in the bookstore and cinema!
ByWe have very exciting news! Bookshelf, Cinema, eBar & Greeroom will soon be PHYSICALLY ACCESSIBLE TO ALL!
World Renowned Gandhi Expert in GuelphArticle
On Saturday September 21 between 3-5PM the University of Guelph based India Research Centre brings Dr. Guha to Guelph for a conversation about Gandhi. The event is hosted by Planet Bean Coffee, at the downtown Guelph coffee bar (2 Wyndham Street) in partnership with The Bookshelf.
Highway of Tears
By Jessica McDiarmidIn the store
A deeply moving account of the missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls of Highway 16, and a searing indictment of the society that failed them. Journalist Jessica McDiarmid will be in in conversation with Dr. Kim Anderson in the Ebar on Tues. Sept, 24 @7 p.m. Tickets: $8, $6 for members and students. Available in the Bookstore and at the door.
The 3-Ingredient Baking Book: 101 Simple, Sweet and Stress-Free Recipes
By Charmian ChristieIn the store
Guelph's own Charmian Christie will dazzle you with goodies from her newest cookbook! Join us in the Ebar on Tue. Oct. 1 @7pm for a delicious evening! Tickets: $10, in the Bookstore and at Eventbrite.ca (service charge will apply).
The Sleeping Giant Awakens: Genocide, Indian Residential Schools, and the Challenge of Conciliation
By David B. MacDonaldIn the store
Meet University of Guelph professor David Macdonald on Mon. Oct. 7 @7pm in the Ebar! This important book considers how residential school Survivors and other Indigenous peoples, settlers, and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada approached the question of genocide in the Indian Residential Schools system, assessing prospects for conciliation in the aftermath of genocide. Tickets: $8, $6 for members and students. Available in the Bookstore and at the door.
Flight of the Highlanders: The Making of Canada
By Ken McgooganIn the store
Attention Scottish history buffs! Ken McGoogan will be in the Bookstore on Thursday, October 10th at 7pm reading from and signing copies of his newest release, Flight of the Highlanders. You won't want to miss this free event!
By Michaela Goade, Brittany LubyIn the store
This beautifully illustrated storybook is based on an actual diary entry by French explorer Jacques Cartier. Brittany Luby, of the U of G, will be launching Encounter (her first children's book!) on Thursday, October 17th at 5pm in the EBar. Reading, signing, craft and snacks included. Ticket info coming soon!
Power Shift: The Longest Revolution
By Sally ArmstrongIn the store
We're excited to be hosting this year's Massey Lecturer Sally Armstrong who will be reminding us that humankind requires the equal status of women and girls. Save the date - Tuesday November 5 at 7 ;m at Royal City Church on Quebec Street.