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Oxford Reads 2021

OxfordReadslogoIn partnership with Oxford County Library, WPL is proud to present Oxford Reads 2021. Visit the official Oxford Reads website at www.oxfordreads.ca 



Oxford Reads 2021: “The Pull of the Stars” Beanstack Challenge

September 1- October 31

Explore this year’s Oxford Read title “The Pull of the Stars” by participating in an online challenge through Beanstack. Share your thoughts on the book and participate in one of the program’s events, while earning badges for the chance to win a prize. Visit http://mywplon.beanstack.com to get started today!

Oxford Reads 2021: "The Pull of the Stars" Trivia

Thursday, Oct 7: 6 pm

Put on your thinking caps and join Oxford County Library and Woodstock Public Library for a special Thursday Night Trivia where we will test your knowledge of Ireland, Irish history, and Emma Donoghue's The Pull of the Stars. A link to the trivia game will be posted on our Facebook pages starting at 6 pm and closes at midnight. Open to all ages. Compete alone or as a team.

Oxford Reads 2021: Traditional Irish Cooking Class

Thursday, Oct 14: 5:30 pm

Join Kim Quigley online to learn how to make traditional Irish recipes, inspired by our Oxford Reads title! The class will be hosted on Zoom, and participants will be sent an ingredients list prior to the class so you can cook along with Kim. Visit www.oxfordreads.ca to register for the event.

Oxford Reads Gala Event

Saturday, Oct 16: 7 pm

Join Woodstock Public Library and Oxford County Library for our 4th annual Oxford Reads gala! CBC Radio London's Chris dela Torre is back to host a conversation with author, Emma Donoghue, followed by a live Q&A. This year's gala will be entirely virtual and take place on Oxford County Library's Facebook Live. For more information on how to get your free tickets, reading suggestions, and information about the author, visit www.oxfordreads.ca 


Pull of the Stars / Emma Donoghue

This year's title - as selected by you!

Find it in our catalogue here and be sure to check out the official Oxford Reads page for full program and event details!

Pull of the Stars cover art