Members and visitors are welcome to this social, educational, and fun event. Remember to bring a friend – it’s free.

When: Second Monday of the month at 7 p.m., eight times a year from January through May and September through November. Exception is statutory holidays.

Where: Centennial Room can be found at the ground floor of the Burlington Public Library, Central Branch at 2331 New Street. It is accessible with ample parking space available on the North and South end of the Library.

Agenda: Meetings begin with general announcements of interest followed by our featured speaker, often a published author or a field expert. Presentations typically include visuals and materials and we encourage audience participation at the end. Meetings conclude at approximately 8:45 p.m.

Upcoming meetings for 2017:

  • Monday, September 11
  • Monday, October 16
  • Monday, November 13

and for 2018

  • January 8
  • February 12
  • March 12
  • April 9
  • May 14
  • October 15 (one week later due to Thanksgiving)
  • November 12

September 2017 General Meeting

September 11, 2017
Where’s Merton?

by Dave Hobden 

 

 

 


May 2017 General Meeting

May 8, 2017
The Monarchist League of Canada

by Cian Horrobin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


April 2017 General Meeting

April 10, 2017
Japanese Internment in WWII

by Jennifer Maruno

 

 


March 2017 General Meeting

 

March 20, 2017 (postponed from 13th because the library closed early due to the weather)
Concerned citizen

by Joan Little.

 

 

 


 

 

Monday February 13, 2017
Crossing the Atlantic on the Queen Mary II

by Tom Boschler

 

 


 

 

Monday January 9, 2017
History of Crimestoppers

by Cal Millar

 

 


 

Monday November 14, 2016

History of the Hamilton Spectator

by Jeff Mahoney

 

 


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Monday, Oct. 17, 2016
Railroading

by Terry Hughes

 


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Monday, Sep. 12, 2016
Solo Pacific Crossing

by John Beeden

 


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Monday, May 9, 2016
MacKenzie’s Flight for Life

by Chris Raible

 


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Monday, Apr. 11, 2016
In the footsteps of the Group of Seven

by Jim and Sue Waddington

 


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Monday, Mar. 14, 2016
History of the Royal Botanical Gardens

by Dave Galbraith

 


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Monday, Feb. 8, 2016
The Life and Times of Sir John A Macdonald

by Robin McKee

 


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Monday, Jan. 11, 2016
Adelaide Hoodless

by Bob Williamson

 


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Monday, Nov. 9, 2015
Fire Canoe Prairie Steamboat Days Revisited

by Ted Barris

 


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Monday, Oct. 5, 2015
The History of Yachting on Burlington Bay

by Robert Mazza

 


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Monday, Sep. 14, 2015
The CWH Lancaster visit to UK and the Battle of Britain

by Tim Speed

 


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Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Canada’s First Refugees — The Loyalists

by Ruth Nicholson

 


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Monday, Apr. 13, 2015
Finding HMS Erebus

by Scott Youngblut

 


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Monday, Mar. 9, 2015
The Art of C.W. Jefferys

by Rev. Bob Brownlie

 


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Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015
Niagara Gorge Railway

by Robin McKee

 


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Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015
The Friendly Games

by Christine Lei

 


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Monday, Nov. 10, 2014
Remembering to Remember

by Tom Bochsler

 


Monday, Oct. 6, 2014
Letter to a Soldier

 

by Mary McCully


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Monday, Oct. 6, 2014
The Story My Father Never Told

by Ken Davy

 


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Monday, Sep. 8, 2014
A Century Ago: the First World War comes to Burlington

by Jonathan Vance

 


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Monday, May 12, 2014
The History of the CCM

by John McKenty

 


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Monday, Apr. 14, 2014
The Battle of Ridgeway

by Prof. Peter Vronsky

 


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Monday, Mar. 10, 2014
Whiskey and Wickedness – Halton & Hamilton

by Larry Cotton

 


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Monday, Feb. 10, 2014
The Flight of the Silver Dart by My Grandfather

by Col. Gerald Haddo

 


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Monday, Jan. 13, 2014
Journey to Paradise – The Burlington & Desjardin Canals

by Bob Sears