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After compiling long and short lists of potential titles, The Purchase was selected by a committee of Oxford County Library staff and considering the following criteria:

  • Canadian author
  • Work of fiction OR non-fiction
  • Potential to appeal to a broad audience
  • Title can generate discussion on a variety of topics/issues
  • Diverse program potential and can work as a community builder
  • Author will ideally have some name recognition or acclaimed work

The 2019 title for Oxford Reads will be announced early this spring. Stay tuned and check back often!

The 2019 title for Oxford Reads will be announced early this spring. Stay tuned and check back often!

Copies of the 2019 Oxford Reads title will be available through OCL's catalogue. Check back this spring to reserve yours!

OXFORD READS 2018 TRAIL

Tour some of Oxford County's historic sites and experience settings reminiscent of those described throughout Oxford Reads' 2018 title, The Purchase. Discover Oxford's rich, vibrant culture and thoughtfully preserved history by visiting the locations highlighted on the map.