Book launch: A Vision of Wood & Stone: The Architecture of Mount Allison University

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Vision in Wood & StoneBook launch – A Vision of Wood and Stone
WHEN Saturday, May 14, 2016, 10:30 – 11:30am
DESCRIPTION A Vision of Wood and Stone – The Architecture of Mount Allison University – Book Launch and Heritage Tour of Campus

In A Vision in Wood and Stone, art historian and architect John Leroux collaborates with photographer Thaddeus Holownia to chronicle the story of Mount Allison’s campus, charting its development from a few wooden structures to its present diversity of building materials and architectural styles.

The book launch, being held in the Purdy Crawford Centre for the Arts, will be followed by a guided heritage tour of campus.


Book Launch- Ian McKinley

Announcements | Science Fiction

Book Launch on Sunday, April 17 from 5-7 pm at Ducky’s Bar, 4 Bridge St. Sackville.  Everyone is welcome.12970827_502723526602849_4527023470654551278_o

Come celebrate the launching of Harbinger, the second novel by local Sackville author, Ian McKinley.  It is open to the public, free of charge, and there will be specials on drinks and books. Ian will do a short reading and then local music legends Ray Legere and Janet Crawford will team up for a performance of a song that appears in the book.

Meet author Blair Stonechild, March 16, 2016


SACKVILLE, NB — Mount Allison University will host its second indigenous conference on campus this year. Titled Working Towards Cultural Proficiency, the conference will take place March 16-17, 2016 at the University and is open to the public.
Indigenous author Blair Stonechild will read from his book, The New Buffalo: The Struggle for Aboriginal Post-Secondary Education in Canada, as part of the conference (March 16, 7 p.m., Crabtree Auditorium). Tidewater Books will be on-site selling his books.

Author Event: George Elliott Clarke


George Elliott Clarke Reading
WHEN Wednesday, February 3, 2016, 7 – 9pm
WHERE Owens Art Gallery Foyer
EVENT TYPE Lecture / Seminar

George Elliott Clarke has published as a poet, a playwright, a novelist, a librettist, and a literary critic, with award-winning works such as ‘Execution Poems’ (2001), which won the Governor General’s Award for Poetry, and stage productions such as ‘Beatrice Chancy’ (1999). His work explores Black Canadian/Africadian history. Earlier this year, Clarke was named Canada’s new parliamentary poet laureate and, in 2012, he was named Toronto’s fourth Poet Laureate. A new fiction work and collection of poetry are scheduled for 2016.

Author Event with Naomi Klein


WHEN Tuesday, January 26, 2016, 7 – 10pm
WHERE Convocation Hall Gold Room,Convocation Hall Foyer
EVENT TYPE Lecture / Seminar

Naomi Klein
“This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate”
Tuesday, January 26, 2016, 7 p.m. – Convocation Hall

Naomi Klein is an award-winning journalist, columnist, and international bestselling author. Her books include This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs The Climate (2014), The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism (2007) and No Logo (2000). She is a columnist for The Nation magazine and the Guardian newspaper and is a contributing editor at Harper’s magazine. Klein is a Puffin Foundation Writing Fellow at The Nation Institute and also sits on the board of directors for

Supported by the Wilford B. Jonah Lecture Fund

January Sale at Tidewater Books


January Sale at Tidewater Books

 20 % off Adult Colouring Books

20 % off Cook Books

30 % off Puzzles

30 % off Calendars & Agendas

50 % off Gift Wrap

Melissa & Doug- Buy 2, Choose a 3rd item for Free

(free item of equal or lessor value)

Pre-inventory Sale Dec 28-31


We don’t want to count it, so let’s sell it down!

20% off Everything in the store

Plus these super deals:

30% off Christmas Books

30% off Calendars & Planners

30% off Melissa & Doug

30% off Puzzles

50% off Christmas Cards & Wrap

We’re Extending Our Hours for Holiday Shopping.


Thank you so much for your patronage.

We will be open extended hours for your Christmas shopping convenience:
Sundays 12-5
Weekday evenings until 8pm from Dec 16-23
Christmas Eve 9-4

Author Reading With Crafts, Games and Prizes


Please join us at the Sackville Public Library

Sat, Dec. 12th at 10:30am – open to all

Join Nancy Rose, author and photographer of THE SECRET LIFE OF SQUIRRELS and MERRY CHRISTMAS, SQUIRRELS! for a special storytime and craft!  Nancy will give children a behind the scenes glimpse into the world of Mr. Peanuts, as well as lead them (and their mom / dad) in a craft project, making a little pomSquirrels 1 Squirrels 2pom squirrel.

Annual Customer Appreciation Sale, Thurs. Nov. 26th from 5:30-8pm


Tidewater Books and The Crofter Gifts & Toys wish to thank you for your continued support.

Please join us Thurdsay, November 26th between 5:30pm-8pm for our Annual Customer Appreciation Sale.

Shop in a relaxed atmosphere with friends and family, and join us for some Christmas Cheer.

Draw to win your savings of 20-30% off everything in-store, plus enter to win $100 worth of gift certificates!

Happy Holidays from us to you!