For a great summary of the opening ceremonies held on January 24, check out Chris Galvin’s blog post.
The Pointe Claire Public Library is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2015. The opening ceremonies on January 24th included readings by local authors, live music, and cupcake decorating workshops. I was delighted to receive an invitation to take part in the events and read from my work.
We were blessed with mild weather, and when I arrived at the library, the coat racks were already bursting, children and parents were choosing books to borrow, and the cupcake workshops, hosted by Pointe Claire’s own Crazy About Cupcakes, were in full swing.
In the teen section, Duo Jaï (Stewart Grant, oboe; Joanne Grant, cello) were setting up their music stands. They opened the afternoon programming with a mix of baroque, popular and contemporary classics, including some lovely Bach partitas, and Gershwin and Beatles tunes. Following the literary programming and a coffee and cupcake interlude, they returned…
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