BASIC COMPUTERS AND INTERNET FOR SENIORS (55+)
with Lidia Merola or Marie-Andrée Dubreuil-Moisan
How to use a computer and the Library catalogue, set up an email account, and search the Internet. Operating System: Windows 8.1 (with an introduction to Windows 10). Reserve one of our laptops or bring your own with its power cord.
Monday, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
February 1 – February 22 (in French)
Wednesday, 2 – 4 p.m.
February 3 – February 24 (in English)
CL, 4 sessions
Resident: $46; non-resident: $60
“THE HACKERS’ CLUB” with Fierce Tartan (alias Mark Sibthorpe)
Are you looking for a space where coders can meet, share, and network? A different topic will be discussed each month.
Beginner to expert levels
Tuesday, 7 – 9 p.m.
February 2, March 8, April 12 and May 17
CL, 4 sessions (in English), free
INTRODUCTION TO SAMSUNG GALAXY AND ALL ANDROID TABLETS with Lidia Merola
Get the most out of your tablet. Learn how to download apps, manage photos, and pick up other quick tricks. Bring your tablet and cables.
Beginner and intermediate levels
Wednesday, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
February 3 and 10 (in English)
February 17 and 24 (in French)
CL, 2 sessions
Resident: free; non-resident: $15
CAREER CRUISING with Elaine Randolph
Introduction to a comprehensive career database that can help you find a job or investigate options for a career change. Learn how to use the tools for self-assessment, find information on different careers, adapt the résumé templates to your situation, and access multiple job websites.
Thursday, 2 – 3:30 p.m.
February 4 (in English)
February 18 (in French)
LINKEDIN with Marie-Andrée Dubreuil-Moisan
Learn how to create your profile and manage the powerful social media phenomenon called LinkedIn.
Friday, 2 – 4 p.m.
February 5 or March 11
CL, 1 session (in English)
Open to Pointe-Claire residents only; free
TUESDAY AFTERNOON FILM CLUB
Enjoy our curated selection of great foreign films, NFB documentaries, and inspirational crowd pleasers. Sheila Laursen will lead you in discussion after provocative and socially challenging NFB films. Stefan Church will be your host for popular and foreign films. Some films will be screened in English and others in French. Ask at the circulation desk for more details.
Tuesday, 2 – 4 p.m.
February 1 and 2, March 1, April 26, May 3 and 17
CL, 6 sessions, free
In Mexico, SICARIO means hitman. In the lawless border area stretching between the U.S. and Mexico, an idealistic FBI agent (Emily Blunt) is enlisted by an elite government task force official (Josh Brolin) to aid in the escalating war against drugs. Led by an enigmatic consultant with a questionable past (Benicio Del Toro), the team sets out on a clandestine journey forcing Kate to question everything that she believes in order to survive.
directed by Denis Villeneuve
Monday, February 1
2 p.m. (in French)
During a manned mission to Mars, astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive. Millions of miles away, NASA and a team of international scientists work tirelessly to bring “the Martian” home.
directed by Ridley Scott
Tuesday, February 2
2 p.m. (in English)