Activities this week: Monday November 9 to Sunday November 15

ONE DAY IN AUGUST: THE UNTOLD STORY BEHIND CANADA’S TRAGEDY AT DIEPPE with David O’KeefeDavid O'Keefe

Wednesday, November 11

C: 7 to 8:30 p.m. – in English

For decades, the reason for the Dieppe Raid—the darkest day in Canadian military history—has been one of the most perplexing mysteries of the Second World War. Acclaimed historian and author David O’Keefe uncovers the secret behind the controversial Allied raid, changing everything we thought we knew about Dieppe.

INTRODUCTION TO IPAD: TIPS AND TRICKS

Discover some of your iPad’s features and shortcuts. Download apps from iTunes, manage photos and get other tips.

Bring your iPad and cables.

Wednesday, November 11

C: 1 to 3 p.m. – in English

Free for residents, $15 non-résidents

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON FILM CLUBFilm Club

 

Enjoy our curated selection of great foreign filmS, NFB documentaries, and inspirational crowd pleasers. Sheila Laursen will lead you in discussion after the provocative and socially challenging NFB films.  Some films will be screened in English and others in French. Ask at the circulation desk for more details.

Wednesdays, November 11, 18 and 25 and December 2 and 9

C: 2 to 3:30 p.m. – in English or in French, free

On Wednesday, November 11: Paths of GloryPaths of Glory

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SPECIAL EVENTS FOR THE LIBRARY’S 50TH ANNIVERSARY

Registration is essential for the following workshops unless specified.

 

MAKERSPACE

Makerspaces are the exciting new trend in libraries. These “creation spaces” offer new technologies and tools that allow people to experiment and create in a social setting. In honour of the Library’s 50th anniversary, join us for a very different type of learning experience! Makerspace activities are open to adults and children.

3D PRINTING 3D Printing

Get your head 3D scanned and then 3D printed. Cost of consumable materials is included.

Saturday, November 14                                  

C: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (30-minute sessions) – bilingual

Free for residents, $10 non-résidents

THE USELESS MACHINEUseless Machine

The Useless Machine is a gizmo that turns itself off when you switch it on. But how – is it magic? Build your own useless machine complete with circuit board, motor, hinges, screws and bolts.

Saturday, November 14                                  

C: 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (30-minute sessions) – bilingual

Free for residents, $10 non-residents

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