Bill’s Book Café with Denise Chong

Bill's Book Café brings book discussion to a new level. At each Bill's Book Café Library CEO Bill Ptacek teams up with a local luminary to delve deep into a good book. 

Denise Chong, award winning author and the University of Calgary's current Writer-in-Residence, explores the nature of memory and ancestral hauntings in her book, The Concubine's Children, with Library CEO, Bill Ptacek.

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Memorial Park Library
Tuesday, January 16
6:30 – 8:00 p.m 


Bill's Book Café with Harry Sanders

Everybody's favourite historian and the city's former historian laureate, sits down with Library CEO, Bill Ptacek to discuss the complexities of family and the changing fortunes of generations in the Pulitzer Prize winning novel, The Magnificent Ambersons by Booth Tarkington.

Alexander Calhoun Library
Wednesday, February 21
6:30 – 8:30 pm

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