City Centre Library Schedule
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Saturday, September 29
10:30 am – 11:15 am
Things That Monsters Love To Do That You Might Too is a children's book that negates a child's fear of monsters... (Click here to read more.)
Michael D. Munday, the author and illustrator, is registered as a professional artist with the Canada Council for the Arts. Michael has a 2 year diploma in fine arts from Langara College, a BFA from Emily Carr University of Art and Design and also has a background in liberal arts emphasizing literature and psychology from Douglas College.
11:30 am – 12:15 pm
An exploration of the intersection between the craft of writing poetry, semiotics and ekphrasis. (Click here to read more.)
12:30 pm – 1:15 pm
Sea Stories - a grand adventure about life on and with the coastal waters of the Pacific Northwest. (Click here to read more.)
1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Dr Tony Yang
Art in Science and Engineering - A workshop series on Microfluidics and its Applications. (Click here to read more.)
Summary: A 4-week, introductory series of workshops designed for high school students (and their parents), showcasing how Art, Science and Engineering are combined to solve big problems in healthcare:
1.Scientific Method vs. Engineering Method: the art of constructing a strong hypothesis
2.Engineering of Microfluidic Devices: the art of iterative design
3.Biology, Chemistry and Physics of Microfluidics: the art of oral and written scientific communications
4.State-of-the-Art Technologies and Healthcare: the art of multidisciplinary research
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Workshop - Navigating the Publishing World with Sylvia Taylor (Click here to read more.)
3:30 pm – 4:15 pm
A collection of poetry that spans the journey of life with honesty and emotion and a little humour (Click here to read more.)
Gateway to Obscurity is a collection of poetry amassed over some 20 years that describes the troublesome journey of seeking one’s true identity against the conforming restrains that society imposes. From early childhood to inevitable death each poem weaves an intricate picture of emotions that is sure to connect with the reader. Confronted by various gates during the passage of time a person must confronted difficult decision that are filled with all sorts of peril in order to gain a greater perspective as to what life has intended. To discover one’s ultimate purpose is both a frightening and exciting in the same moment, and yet to deny such possibilities because of fear over the unknown, is like compromising the soul’s destiny beyond mere existence.
Sunday, September 30
1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
Dr Holly Fourchalk
If you are interested in any aspect of health, you want to hear Dr Holly. (Click here to read more.)
She has a good background of knowledge and loves to write books to help a larger audience achieve health and wellness. She has written 25 books and continues to write.
The first group were all education books addressing a variety of health topics.
Then she decided to write books in a variety of writing venues to connect with an even larger audience. She has now written romantic, political, historical, sci-fi, etc books, all embracing a huge amount of information on health. If you are interested in any aspect of health, you want to hear Dr Holly.
2:30 pm – 3:15 pm
An adventure through the the mystery, beauty and horror of the Quétzalcoatl myth. (Click here to read more.)
In 910, an Irish priest and five monks are shipwrecked and taken as slaves by Norse traders. Through a series of cataclysmic geophysical events, the Norse ship is pushed to a strange new land, where the priest, three monks, an Irish girl and two Norsemen are left to learn the ways of the Indigenous People.
With Toltec warriors, the Europeans sail to Yucatan where the priest founds a new capital city in the desert, is made king, and becomes the historical embodiment of the Mayan-Toltec god Quétzalcoatl.
Battles are fought and good men die. When everything seems to have been resolved, fate steps in fulfilling the mystery, beauty and horror of the Quétzalcoatl myth.
Discovered in a SCREAM
Is a story of personal growth relates a journey of healing. It documents a lifetime of running from the debilitating guilt of childhood sexual and physical abuse. This autobiographical novel chronicles the tumultuous journey from silence and denial, to acknowledgement and acceptance, self-forgiveness and eventual wholeness.