Category Archives: OBOC 2011

Psst! Pass it on….

As part of the One Book One Community event on Saturday October 15, 2011, attendees were tasked with a collaborative story-telling activity. In groups, stories telling ‘what happens next’ in the life of a character from the novel Come, Thou … Continue reading

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OBOC event a success!

On Friday evening, author Jessica Grant, read selections from her novel Come, Thou Tortoise, and thoughtfully answered the numerous questions posed by those in attendence. On Saturday, we had the opportunity to engage in additional discussions about the novel, attendees … Continue reading

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OBOC in the Medicine Hat News

Medicine Hat News reporter Alex McCuaig interviews OBOC author Jessica Grant – in today’s newspaper. “I think (One Book One Community) is a great idea. To have a community read a book, to be so enthusiastic about reading and sharing … Continue reading

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One Book One Community 2011 This Weekend in Medicine Hat

The 7th annual One Book One Community Medicine Hat event takes place this weekend,  October 14-15, 2011 at Medicine Hat College. This year’s book is Come, Thou Tortoise by Jessica Grant. Friday, October 14, 2011 – 7:30pm – Medicine Hat … Continue reading

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Vera Bracken Library sets up library display

Come, Thou Tortoise deals with a variety of complex themes and ideas. We’ve put together a reading list of supplemental materials (PDF) that can be found online, or at the Medicine Hat Public Library and Medicine Hat College Libraries. At the … Continue reading

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Lunch Ticket Deadline Extended

Due to the long weekend, we’ve extended the purchase deadline to Wednesday, October 12, 2011 for the lunch tickets. Lunch is $15 and will be served at noon in the Courtyard, Medicine Hat College on Saturday October 15, 2011. Tickets … Continue reading

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Author Jessica Grant to speak at OBOC event

The OBOC committee is excited to announce that this year’s author, Jessica Grant, will be speaking at Medicine Hat College on the evening of Friday October 14, 2011. In the past, OBOC has hosted authors Joan Clark, Guy Vanderhaeghe, Elizabeth … Continue reading

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