New! Bell City Author Series Now Featuring: Jennifer Robson

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Brantford Public Library

173 Colborne Street

Brantford, ON N3T 2G8


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Jennifer Robson will join us on Thursday, February 21st, 2019 (replacing the previously scheduled Amy Stuart).

Robson is the #1 bestselling author of Somewhere in France, After the War is Over and Goodnight from London.
Her most recent book The Gown, which was released at the start of the year, is already on The Globe and Mail's Bestseller list. Robson teased details of this book at her appearance at the Library in the fall. This 2018 appearance was one of the most-talked about author appearances the Library has ever held - so don't miss your chance to see Robson this February!

All purchased tickets for the Amy Stuart event are still valid for this Jennifer Robson event. If you have any questions or need to make alternative arrangements, please call 519-756-2220 ext. 356 or send an email to rharding@brantford.library.on.ca.

More about Jennifer:

Self-professed history geek Jennifer Robson is best known for her novels set during and after the First World War, including Somewhere in France, After the War is Over, and Moonlight Over Paris.

With The Gown, Jennifer Robson takes us inside the workrooms where one of the most famous wedding gowns in history was created. Balancing behind-the-scenes details with a sweeping portrait of a society left reeling by the calamitous costs of victory, she introduces readers to three unforgettable heroines, their points of view alternating and intersecting throughout its pages, whose lives are woven together by the pain of survival, the bonds of friendship, and the redemptive power of love.

Robson has a doctorate from the University of Oxford and is quickly becoming one of the country’s bestselling authors. In 2017 she earned rave reviews with Goodnight From London, the Second World War tale of an ambitious young American journalist in England who finds work and love as war looms and bombs fall.

Join us in welcoming her to the Brantford Public Library on Thursday, February 21th, 2019, in the 3rd Floor Auditorium at our Main Library location. Your ticket price includes a complimentary glass of wine and light refreshments.

Doors will open at 6:30 pm. At 7:00 pm Robson is scheduled to speak with a signing to follow. Copies of her books will be available for purchase on site.

Find out more about Jennifer Robson at http://www.jennifer-robson.com.


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

No, however be advised that alcohol will be served at this event. The Brantford Public Library reserves the right to refuse service to anyone who is intoxicated, disruptive, or unable to provide proof of legal drinking age.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Limited street parking is available in the immediate area around the library.

A municipal parkade is located directly behind the library at 59 Icomm Drive, Brantford, Ontario, N3S 7N9. Parking is $1.00 per hour.

Note that a person with a valid accessible parking permit, fully displayed, is not required to pay for parking in Brantford's municipal parking lots. Veterans with valid Ontario Veteran licence plates will receive free parking for a maximum of 24 hours in any municipal surface pay parking lot in the City of Brantford.

Directions and information on visiting the library are available at https://brantford.library.on.ca/contact/.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

For questions about tickets or the event, please contact Robin Harding at rharding@brantford.library.on.ca.or 519-756-2220 ext. 356.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, we can check your name against our list.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Absolutely. We just need to know what name to put on the ticket!

Can I update my registration information?

If you can no longer attend and wish to transfer tickets to another name, please contact Robin Harding at rharding@brantford.library.on.ca.or 519-756-2220 ext. 356.

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