One eRead Canada 2019

Milton Public Library is proud to participate in the first ever One eRead Canada, featuring Glass Beads by Dawn Dumont as the first annual title! This Indigenous History Month, readers across Canada are invited to read the book as part of the new campaign.

From June 3-30, along with other participating libraries across Canada, MPL will be offering unlimited access to ebook and audiobook copies of Glass Beads with no holds or wait lists all month long.

About One eRead Canada:

One eRead Canada is organized by the Canadian Urban Libraries Council/Conseil des Bibliothèques Urbaines du Canada (CULC/CBUC). One eRead Canada and similar programs introduce readers and listeners to new titles and authors, positively impacting sales of digital content.

About the Book:

The campaign’s inaugural book, Glass Beads by Saskatchewan-born Indigenous author, actor, and comedian Dawn Dumont is a collection of interconnected short stories, focused on the lives of four First Nations people against a backdrop of two decades of political, social, and cultural change. With this selection, One eRead Canada also seeks to help foster national conversation around reconciliation, Indigenous experiences and the importance of #ownvoices stories.

Share your thoughts on Glass Beads by using #1eReadLivreCanada on your social media channels.

Keep up-to-date with booklovers by joining the One eRead Canada Facebook Live Group .

Live Author Event:

Saskatoon Public Library will be hosting an online live author event on Wednesday, June 12 at 8pm. Dawn Dumont will be interviewed about her book, Glass Beads, in the public book discussion that will be streamed on Facebook live. The public is encouraged to submit questions for Dawn prior to the event through social media using the hashtag #1eReadLivrelCanada.

Download your digital copy today!