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Celebrating African Cultures through Stories

With Ekiuwa Aire

2023-02-05 14:00:00 2023-02-05 15:00:00 America/New_York Celebrating African Cultures through Stories Join local Nigerian-Canadian author Ekiuwa Aire for a walk through African cultures through stories, discussion, and activities. Ages 4-12 Iroquois Ridge Branch - Creation Zone

Sunday, February 05
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-02-05 14:00:00 2023-02-05 15:00:00 America/New_York Celebrating African Cultures through Stories Join local Nigerian-Canadian author Ekiuwa Aire for a walk through African cultures through stories, discussion, and activities. Ages 4-12 Iroquois Ridge Branch - Creation Zone

Iroquois Ridge Branch

Creation Zone

Join local Nigerian-Canadian author Ekiuwa Aire for a walk through African cultures through stories, discussion, and activities. Ages 4-12

Ekiuwa Aire is an award-winning, Nigerian-Canadian, children's book author who is passionate about building an interest and knowledge of African history through stories and activities. Ekiuwa is making a substantial contribution to the preservation of African heritage and culture with her books.  Her debut title, Idia of the Benin Kingdom, has been the recipient of many awards, including the Children's Africana Book Awards, Kidsshelf Book Awards, and Eric Hoffer Book Awards. Her second book is titled Njinga of Ndongo and Matamba.

Check out Ekiuwa Aire’s latest book Njinga of Ndongo and Matamba.

If you want to keep up with Ekiuwa's upcoming books and projects, please check out Ekiuwa Aire - Our Ancestries, where you can sign up and receive a newsletter to keep up-to-date on new releases.

This program is a part of OPL’s Community Conversations Series – OPL’s commitment to creating a community that celebrates diversity, belonging, addressing difficult conversations, and helping build connections.

Registration is Required.

Skills Learned: Communication, Creativity, Social Skills, Critical Thinking

Please review the guidelines and frequently asked questions on our Program FAQ.  

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 1.    Logging into MyEvents using your library card.  If you did not register with your library card, you will need the reference number you received in your confirmation email.

 2.    Phone your local branch, or email oplreference@oakville.ca.  Please have ready the program title, program date, and names of registered individuals.

Access to facilities and programs may be impacted by evolving health and safety protocols related to COVID-19. The Town will follow all requirements and recommendations issued by Halton Public Health and any applicable provincial regulations. The Town may use discretion to impose its own requirements. You will be notified if your registration is impacted by any changes. 

Iroquois Ridge Branch

oplreference@oakville.ca
Phone: (905) 338-4247

Hours
Mon, May 27 9:30AM to 9:00PM
Tue, May 28 9:30AM to 9:00PM
Wed, May 29 9:30AM to 9:00PM
Thu, May 30 9:30AM to 9:00PM
Fri, May 31 9:30AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jun 01 9:30AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jun 02 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

Located within the Iroquois Ridge Community Centre, Iroquois Ridge Branch is home to a large collection of materials, study spaces, and a Creation Zone. The branch hosts a variety of programs for all ages, with a particular focus on new and emerging technologies, such as virtual reality and Tinker Toys. Parking is free.

Upcoming events

Tue, May 28, 10:00am - 10:30am
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Tue, May 28, 11:00am - 11:30am
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Tue, May 28, 11:30am - 12:00pm

Wed, May 29, 10:00am - 10:30am
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Wed, May 29, 11:00am - 11:30am
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Wed, May 29, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Thu, May 30, 10:00am - 10:30am
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Thu, May 30, 11:00am - 11:30am
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Thu, May 30, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
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Fri, May 31, 10:00am - 10:30am
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Fri, May 31, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
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Sat, Jun 01, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Tue, Jun 04, 10:00am - 10:30am
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Tue, Jun 04, 11:00am - 11:30am
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Tue, Jun 04, 11:30am - 12:00pm

Wed, Jun 05, 10:00am - 10:30am
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Thu, Jun 06, 10:00am - 10:30am
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Thu, Jun 06, 11:00am - 11:30am
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Thu, Jun 06, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Sat, Jun 08, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Tue, Jun 11, 10:00am - 10:30am
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Tue, Jun 11, 11:00am - 11:30am
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Tue, Jun 11, 11:30am - 12:00pm

Tue, Jun 11, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
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Tue, Jun 11, 1:30pm - 2:00pm
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Wed, Jun 12, 10:00am - 10:30am
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Wed, Jun 12, 11:00am - 11:30am
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Wed, Jun 12, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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Thu, Jun 13, 10:00am - 10:30am
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Thu, Jun 13, 11:00am - 11:30am
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Sat, Jun 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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Tue, Jun 18, 10:00am - 10:30am
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Tue, Jun 18, 11:00am - 11:30am
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Tue, Jun 18, 11:30am - 12:00pm

Tue, Jun 18, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
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Tue, Jun 18, 1:30pm - 2:00pm
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Wed, Jun 19, 10:00am - 10:30am
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Wed, Jun 19, 11:00am - 11:30am
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Wed, Jun 19, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Thu, Jun 20, 10:00am - 10:30am
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Thu, Jun 20, 11:00am - 11:30am
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Sat, Jun 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Tue, Jun 25, 10:00am - 10:30am
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Tue, Jun 25, 11:00am - 11:30am
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Tue, Jun 25, 11:30am - 12:00pm

Tue, Jun 25, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
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Tue, Jun 25, 1:30pm - 2:00pm
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Wed, Jun 26, 10:00am - 10:30am
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Wed, Jun 26, 11:00am - 11:30am
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Thu, Jun 27, 10:00am - 10:30am
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Thu, Jun 27, 11:00am - 11:30am
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Thu, Jun 27, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
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