Events

Nov29Sat

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Presentation and signing with Gail Sidonie Sobat for her new comic/graphic novel, Jamie's Got a Gun

29 November 2014 | Free

Jamie Kidding finds a semi-automatic handgun in an inner-city dumpster. An aspiring artist, Jamie initially resorts to his notebook to record the reality of his complicated life with his mother, his deadbeat stepfather and the bullies he faces daily at…

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Signing with Adam Dreece, author of the emergent SteamPunk YA series The Yellow Hoods

29 November 2014 | Free

The Yellow Hoods series is a young-adult fiction series that is written with the mature reader in mind. Their world is similar in some ways to ours around 1750-1800. It is in an emergent SteamPunk setting, which means that it…

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Dec6Sat

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Take Your Child to a Book Store Day

6 December 2014 | Free

Join the Owl's Nest staff and an array of local children's authors to celebrate the fifth annual Take Your Child to a Book Store Day and the results of Owl's Nest's first bookmark design contest!  Enjoy 20% off all regularly-priced…

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Dec7Sun

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Customer Appreciation Day!

7 December 2014 | Free

It's Customer Appreciation Day at the Britannia Shopping Plaza!  All regularly-priced stock at Owl's Nest Books will be 20% off all day!   (The other merchants in the Britannia Plaza will be featuring sales and events as well.)  

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Jewish Book Festival

7 December 2014 | Free

This year's Jewish Book Festival is December 7th to December 14th.   Visit the Jewish Commnunity Centre website for a full list of events.   Owl's Nest Books is proud to work with the JCC in selecting and providing titles…

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Dec11Thu

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A Taste of Local Authors

11 December 2014 | Free

Our third Taste of Local Authors evening.   Enjoy a glass of wine as you hear readings from a wide and eclectic list of local authors.  The evening will also feature a local music act who will play several sets.…

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Dec13Sat

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Calgary author Jacqueline Price launches and signs her first picture book, Little Grain's Big Adventure

13 December 2014 | Free

Little Grain's Big Adventure is the story of a grain of sand that is bored with his daily routine in Napili Bay on the Hawaiian Island of Maui. He seeks adventure and excitement and asks his friend, Little Bird, to show him the…

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Dec31Wed

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Open mic for writers - hosted with the Alexadra Writers Centre Society

31 December 2014 | Free

Come and hear both new and established voices in the Calgary literary scene, or share your own!   If you are interested in reading, please bring a piece no longer than 5 minutes.  The names of those wishing to read…

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Jan20Tue

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Calgary Launch of Parenting with Patience by Judy Arnall

20 January 2015 | Free

According to a New York Times article, shouting at children is the new spanking. Parents don’t intend to shout or yell, but they lose patience and raise their voices. Afterwards, parents feel guilt, and resolve not to yell. Parenting With…

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Jan28Wed

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Open mic for writers - hosted with the Alexadra Writers Centre Society

28 January 2015 | Free

Come and hear both new and established voices in the Calgary literary scene, or share your own!   If you are interested in reading, please bring a piece no longer than 5 minutes.  The names of those wishing to read…

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