Activities this week: Monday March 13 to Sunday March 19

book-club

BOOK DISCUSSION CLUB with Olivia Raco

$10; registration required at the Library.

Wednesdays March 15, April 12, May 10, 2017.

Central : 1 to 3 p.m. – in English.

STEWART HALL BOOK CLUB with Lise Payette

$10; registration required at the Library.

Mondays March 13, April 10, May 8, 2017.

Stewart Hall : 1 to 3 p.m. – in English.

VALOIS BOOK CLUB with Lynn Collins

$10; registration required at the Library.

Mondays March 13, April 10, May 8, 2017.

Valois : 7 to 9 p.m. – in English.

helene-b

journalSELF-DISCOVERY JOURNALING with Hélène Brunet

Journal writing can provide focus and insight. It can release emotions and take stock of relationships. It can clarify goals, enhance intuition and improve self-esteem. Hélène Brunet has 30 years of experience and teaches different journaling techniques.

Resident: $20.

Non-resident: $25.

Registration required.

Mondays March 13, 20 and 27, April 3, 10 and 24, 2017 (break: April 17).

Central : 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. – in English.

film club

big splashA Bigger Splash

Directed by Luca Guadagnino

Tuesday, March 14

1:30 p.m. (English-124 min)

The vacation of a famous rock star and her partner on a remote Italian island is disrupted by the unexpected arrival of an old friend and his alluring daughter.

With Ralph Fiennes.

snowdenSnowden

Directed by Oliver Stone

Thursday, March 16

1:30 p.m. (French-135 min)

Tuesday, March 28

1:30 p.m. (English-135 min)

Based on the true story of Edward Snowden, this politically-charged thriller reveals the incredible, untold personal story behind the controversial figure who exposed shocking illegal surveillance activities by the National Security Agency and became one of the most wanted men in the world.

Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt.

INTRODUCTION TO SAMSUNG GALAXY AND ANDROID TABLETS with Pierre Poissant Marquis samsung

Learn how to connect to a Wi-Fi network, download apps from the Google Play Store, and manage your tablet’s settings. Bring your tablet and cable.

Resident: free.

Non-resident: $15.

Registration required.

Fridays February 17 and 24, 2017.

Central : 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. – in English.

ipadINTRODUCTION TO iPad : TIPS AND TRICKS with Margaret Kastner or Elaine Randolph

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. Bring your iPad and cable.

Resident: free.

Non-resident: $15.

Registration required.

Fridays March 17 and 24, 2017.

Central : 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. – in English.

Fridays March 17 and 24, 2017.

Central : 2 to 4 p.m. – in English.

Jason Bolanis

CREATE YOUR VIDEO ON A BUDGET with Jason Bolanis

Learn the fundamentals of production, editing, and promotion, then create a short online video to share with friends on social media or to enhance your company website.

Resident: free.

Non-resident: $15.

Registration required.

Tuesdays March 14 and 21, 2017.

Central : 7 to 9 p.m. – in English.

tool-box-152145_960_720MY TOOL BOX : CHRONIC PAIN SELF-MANAGEMENT PROGRAM with MUHC workshop facilitators

This program, offered by the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), is designed to help people develop the skills they need to better manage the day-to-day challenges of living with chronic pain.

Free. Reservations required: 514-934-1934, extension 71585 (McGill University).

Mondays March 13, 20 and 27 and April 3, 10 and 24, 2017 (break: April 17).

OR

Mondays May 8, 15 and 29 and June 5, 12, and 19, 2017 (break: May 22).

Central : 1 to 3:30 p.m. – in English or in French.

MY TOOL BOX : CHRONIC DISEASE SELF-MANAGEMENT PROGRAM with MUHC workshop facilitators

This program, offered by the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), is designed to help people develop the skills they need to better manage the day-to-day challenges of living with a chronic condition.

Free. Reservations required: 514-934-1934, extension 71585 (McGill University).

Mondays March 13, 20, 27 and April 3, 10, 24, 2017 (break: April 17).

OR

Mondays May 8, 15, and 29 and June 5, 12, and 19, 2017 (break: May 22).

Central : 1 to 3:30 p.m. – in English or in French.

DETECTIVE AND MYSTERY NIGHTparty

detective-311684_960_720A dead body is found in the Library. Is this a James Patterson thriller? No – it’s the Library’s first Detective and Mystery Night. Meet the suspects and help the detective … Will you be the one to solve the mystery? Wine and cheese will be served.

Passes required : available beginning Wednesday, March 1, for residents, and Friday, March 3, for non-residents.

Saturday, March 18, 2107.

Central : 7 to 10 p.m. – in English.

STUNNING CHILE – JEWEL OF THE ANDES

Torre del Pine National Park, Chile. Photo ©2016 Frederic Hore.
Torre del Pine National Park, Chile. Photo ©2016 Frederic Hore.

Outdoor enthusiast and award-winning photographer Frederic Hore will dazzle you with his photographic tour of Chile set to music. With spectacular images from Torre del Paine National Park to hip Valparaiso, discover this marvelous Latin nation on the other side of the world.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017.

Central : 7 to 8:30 p.m. – in English.

 

 

 

 

 

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