Printing and Photocopying Service Unavailable at Red Hill
Printing and photocopying services are currently unavailable at the Red Hill. The estimated time of disruption is unknown. We are working to resolve this issue. Thank you for your patience.
Central Library - Tax Clinic Cancellation
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the free drop-in tax preparation service clinic on Saturday, April 8 has been cancelled. Please visit hpl.ca/free-tax-service for other clinic dates. We apologize for the inconvenience.
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Barton Branch Makerspace
The iMac at the Barton Branch Makerspace is currently unavailable. We are working to resolve this issue.
Hamilton Reads 2022
Meet the author at the Hamilton Reads Online Finale Nov 26 2pm.
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Hamilton Reads 2022
This year’s One Book One Community read was Tainna by Norma Dunning.
Hamilton Reads 2022 is Tainna: The Unseen Ones, Short Stories by Norma Dunning. Learn more about this 2021 Governor General award-winning collection of six short stories about Inuk characters who rely on their wit and humour and whose experiences traverse the modern world and spiritual realm.
Congratulations to Denise E. who is the grand prize winner of the Hamilton Reads Tic Tac Toe Reading Challenge.
Let’s meet Online and In-Branch for book clubs, Local History and Archives exhibits and more.
Norma Dunning is a writer, scholar, researcher, professor and grandmother. Her previous short story collection, Annie Muktuk and Other Stories (University of Alberta Press, 2017) received the Danuta Gleed Literary Award, the Howard O’Hagan Award for short stories and the Bronze Foreword INDIES award for short stories. She lives in Edmonton, AB.
Earlier Hamilton Reads
HPL chooses a Hamilton Reads title annually. See the list of books which have fueled fascinating community conversations over the years.