Stouffville Reads promotes reading and community

Stouffville Reads 2017 is happening this fall and it’s going to be bigger than ever and is being held at Willow Springs Winery on October 19. Stouffville Reads is Whitchurch-Stouffville Public Library’s annual event that celebrates reading and community and this year will feature a silent auction, wine tasting, and hors-d’oeuvres along with six community champions presenting their case for which book all of Stouffville should be reading. Bring your friends and join the champions for an evening to celebrate the library and our community all while supporting the library’s major renovation and expansion project.

The Six Stouffville Reads community champions and their book nominations for the book Stouffville residents should read are: Rob Hargrave (Councillor, Ward 6) – The Dog Who Wouldn’t Be by Farley Mowat; Marissa Stapley (Author and Globe Books Columnist) – Baseball Life Advice by Stacey May Fowler; Kathleen Tucker (Author) – Emily of New Moon by L.M. Montgomery; Pat DiPede (SDSS; Teacher-Librarian) – “by Elaine Lui; Greg Hines (Community Support Worker and Politician) – Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese; and Joel Gordon (Executive Producer of V-Formations Productions) – David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell.

You can find copies of the six nominated Stouffville Reads books in the library or find them online as eBooks. Follow along and vote for your favourite book in the library or online at For more information contact the library at 905-642-7323. The location of the event at Willow Springs Winery is 5572 Bethesda Road.

Tickets cost $20 and are available for purchase at the library, currently in the temporary location at 175 Mostar St. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

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