National Day for Truth & Reconciliation

In observance of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, Scugog Memorial Public Library will be closed on Friday, September 30thRegular hours will be in effect on Saturday, October 1st.


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Indigenous Authors and Illustrators on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

Join bestselling childrenโ€™s authors and illustrator, Jay Odjick (illustrator of Blackflies & Bear for Breakfast, written by Robert Munsch) for this special prerecorded library presentation. This video was made in partnership with the Libraries of Durham Region and York Region.
Originally aired: Sept. 30th, 2022.
Join bestselling childrenโ€™s authors, Michael Hutchinson (author of the Mighty Muskrats Mystery series) for this special prerecorded library presentation. This video was made in partnership with the Libraries of Durham Region and York Region.
Originally aired: Sept. 30th, 2022.
Join bestselling, award-winning childrenโ€™s authors David A. Robertson (The Barren GroundsOn the Trapline), Melanie Florence (Stolen WordsJust Lucky), and Jay Odjick (illustrator of Blackflies and Bear for Breakfast, written by Robert Munsch) for this special pre-recorded library presentation.
Originally aired: Sept. 30, 2021.

Durham Indigenous Voices Discussion Series

The Durham libraries, Durham College, Ontario Tech University, DCSI, OTSU, and the Region of Durham, in partnership with the Rotary Club of Whitby Sunrise, have launched a collaborative four-part panel discussion series with Indigenous peoples and First Nations from the Durham Region. Reconciliation, Resilience, Resistance, and Resurgence will focus on actions that support and amplify Indigenous Voices in our community as we move forward with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls-to-Action.

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