As soon as I learned of Alexandre (Sacha) Trudeau’s impending visit to the Pointe-Claire Library (on Wednesday, February 1st), I ordered a copy of Barbarian Lost, Travels in the New China. I knew that otherwise I’d be wrestling with other … Continue reading BARBARIAN LOST: ALEXANDRE TRUDEAU’S ILLUMINATING JOURNEY THROUGH CHINA
INTRODUCTION TO iPad : TIPS AND TRICKS with Margaret Kastner, Elaine Randolph or Pierre Poissant Marquis Discover some of your iPad’s features: learn how to connect to a Wi-Fi network, download apps from the App Store, and manage your iPad’s settings. … Continue reading Activities this week: Monday February 20 to Sunday February 26
Canada is 150 years old! Show us what you know by participating in our trivia quiz! We will post five questions every second week from February to November. If you receive 100% on the quiz, you will be entered into … Continue reading Happy Birthday Canada! Take the Quiz!
Your Library has approximately 200 titles in its magazine collection. The current issue in a plastic cover is available to be read in the comfortable sitting area at the back of the reference room. The previous issues under the display are … Continue reading Check out Magazines at the Library
KNITTING with Janet Callary and Geneviève Lussier Discover the art of knitting or perfect your technique. Bring your questions and tell us all about ongoing and future projects. Beginners: Bring a pair of 4.5-mm knitting needles; one ball of practice … Continue reading Activities this week: Monday February 13 to Sunday February 19
Library Connexions Connexions between books, and more, @ the Library February 14 marks the day we celebrate love. Following are some suggestions for the occasion. Make a date : Modern Dating, A Field Guide by Chiara Atik 646.77/A Set the … Continue reading In the Spirit of Valentine’s Day
BOOK DISCUSSION CLUB with Olivia Raco $10; registration required at the Library. Wednesdays January 11, February 8, March 15, April 12, May 10, 2017. Central : 1 to 3 p.m. – in English. EVENING BOOK CLUB with Grace Lee $10; … Continue reading Activities this week: Monday February 6 to Sunday February 12
SOUTACHE-STYLE JEWELRY MAKING with Alexandra Serova In Europe, soutache style jewelry is all the rage. Loops, swirls, and beads combine to make colourful earrings, brooches, and bracelets. A gift for you – or for someone else? Resident: $10. Non-resident: $15. … Continue reading Activities this week: monday January 30 to Sunday February 5
I’ll never forget the first time I cracked the caramelized crust of a crème brûlée, scooped up the creamy mixture hiding underneath and tasted it. Divine. What I remember most vividly is that for weeks afterward, I was gripped by … Continue reading BINGE SERIES
The Library has an impressive collection of cookbooks that is sure to tempt you to try something new this winter. Whether you are hungry for comfort food on a cold January evening or recipes to inspire a healthy lifestyle you are sure to find something new. We have 124 cookbooks in our collection that were published in 2016! 101 One-Dish Dinners : Andrea Chesman shows off the versatility of Dutch ovens, skillets, and casserole pans. Classic baked dishes like ham and potato gratin, chicken potpie, and vegetable lasagne and suppers like jambalaya, seafood paella, and pad Thai. The Homemade … Continue reading Stay in and Cook !