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Ontario College and University Library Association Fall Event

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Save the Date! Start making your plans to travel north in October and enjoy the autumn scenery.


Thursday October 13, Nipissing University and Canadore College, North Bay


Non-members are welcome. Registration: $40.00 (registration opens September 15)


The Program:


3 - 4:30pm:

Harris Learning Library tour:

The new 56,000 square foot, three-storey facility opened July 2011 and was designed by world-renowned Diamond + Schmitt Architects, with on-site architectural support by Evans Bertrand Hill Wheeler Architecture Inc. It is twice the size of the previous library and includes more space for collaborative work as well as individual study. The Harris Learning Library also provides increased connectivity with regional campuses and the ever-expanding world of digital resources available today.

6 pm - 9pm:

Cocktail reception, dinner, and lecture featuring Rod Carley, winner of TVO's Big Ideas Best Lecturer of the Year.

Rod Carley is a Director, Producer, Actor, Writer, Dramaturg, and Costume & Set Designer. He is currently Coordinator for Canadore College's new Theatre Arts Program.


Not in the North Bay area? The OCULA fall event is your perfect excuse for a fall road trip. Take in the gorgeous fall colours and explore Ontario's 'near north' while meeting colleagues from other parts of our great province.


Accommodations, excursions, and transportation:

OCULA has reserved a block of rooms at the Hampton Inn for the special rate of $119.00 standard double queen and breakfast.



Other nearby hotels:

Holiday Inn Express (on Seymour at Hwy 17)

Inn on the Bay (downtown)

or http://www.city.north-bay.on.ca/visiting/accommodations/hotels_motels.asp


Check out the North Bay tourism brochure:




Discovery North Bay museum: http://www.heritagenorthbay.com/


Hiking trails : drive east on Hwy 17 to Mattawa (about 25 minutes by car) where the Ottawa River meets the Mattawa River. Enormous woodcarvings decorate the town including one of the legendary, Big Joe Mufferaw,


Or select another driving tour here http://www.ontariosnorth.com/driving-tours/


How to get to North Bay by car, bus, train, or plane http://www.northbay-on.worldweb.com/

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