“A picture is a secret about a secret, the more it tells you the less you know.” ― Diane Arbus When my children were very young, it was with a thirty-five-mm camera that my husband and I photographed them. Video is … Continue reading THE PEOPLE IN THE PHOTO
Did you miss the Alexandre Trudeau author visit in February? Check out the video here. Continue reading Alexandre Trudeau and Barbarian Lost: Watch the Video!
It’s the stuff of dreams: squirreled away in a small space—in Stephen King’s case when he wrote Carrie, it was the laundry room— a man or woman sits in front of a computer screen after work, or at lunch break, or late at night when everyone’s asleep and the house is quiet, writing the book they just know they have inside them. A GREAT book. And then, one, three, five, ten years later, it’s written and sent off to publishers, and a devilish voice inside the writer’s head says “I hope you’re ready for the rejection slips”—JK Rowling received loads … Continue reading NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK!
Cockfosters is the most recent collection of short stories by English writer Helen Simpson, who has made this form her specialty. Unless you’ve been to London, its title probably seems silly and slightly suggestive to you, which is the way the word struck me the first time I heard it on the London Tube, upon leaving Heathrow airport two summers ago. Seeing the book’s British cover in a Guardian review earlier this spring instantly brought to mind the mellifluous female tones that became the narrative voice of my trip to London in the summer of 2015. “This is a Piccadilly … Continue reading COCKFOSTERS
Here is a selection of humorous books of fiction and nonfiction for your enjoyment! Click on the image to enlarge! Continue reading Humorous Reads
On Monday, August 21st Montreal will experience a partial solar eclipse that will cover 58% of the sun, beginning at 1:21 p.m, and peaking at 2:38 p.m. The Library invites you to come and browse our collection of astronomy books put on … Continue reading Solar Eclipse
Join us in the multimedia room for our Film Club presentations! Click on the page to enlarge. Continue reading Film Club, September 2017
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Join us in the multimedia room for our Film Club presentations! Click on the pamphlet to enlarge. Continue reading Film Club, August 2017
Library Connexions Connexions between books, and more, @ the Library. As the new season of Game of Thrones is set to begin, here are some suggestions to read or to watch, and some new authors to discover. Click on … Continue reading Game of Thrones
Read about extraordinary friendships between humans and animals, from a pig, horse, parrot and hawk to a magpie, a blind cat and dogs. In these true stories the animals have taught their human companions about love and how to embrace the … Continue reading True Stories of Human-Animal Friendships