Activities this week: Monday October 9 to Sunday October 15

 

book-club

BOOK DISCUSSION CLUB with Olivia Raco

Wednesdays, September 13, October 11, November 8, and December 13, 2017.

Central : 1 to 3 p.m. – in English.

VALOIS BOOK CLUB with Lynn Collins

Mondays, September 11, October 16, November 13, and December 11, 2017.

Central : 7 to 9 p.m. – in English.

CREATE YOUR VIDEO ON A BUDGET with Jason Bolanis

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

Registration required.

Free for Library members. Multi Card required.

Others: $10.

Tuesdays, October 10 and 17, 2017.

Central : 7 to 9 p.m. – in English.

LEARN TO PLAY BRIDGE with Pierre Poissant-Marquis

This is your opportunity to learn one of the most popular games in the world. Bridge is not just entertainment: it’s also a great way to discover how to communicate and to gain insight into other people’s behaviour as well as your own.

Registration required.

Free.

Tuesdays, October 10, 17, 24, 2017.

Central : 1:15 to 3:15 p.m. – in French.

 

film club

goingGoing in Style

Directed by Zach Braff

Wednesday, October 11

7 p.m. (in English-96 min)

Three seniors, who are living social security check to check and even reduced to eating dog food at times, decide they have had enough. So, they plan to rob a bank…problem is, they don’t even know how to hold a gun!

Starring Alan Arkin, Michael Caine and Morgan Freeman .

dalidaDalida

Directed by Lisa Azuelos

 Friday, October 13

1:30 p.m. (in French-124 min)

Based on the true story of acclaimed music icon “Dalida” born in Cairo, who gained celebrity in the 50s, singing in French, Spanish, Arabic, Hebrew, German, and Italian. She committed suicide in 1987 in Paris, after selling more than 130 million records worldwide.

 G. VASSANJI AND HIS NOVEL NOSTALGIA

Passes required. Available beginning Wednesday, October 11 for Library members (MULTI Card required), and Friday, October 13, for non-members.

G. Vassanji is an important voice in the emerging field of immigrant and minority writers. A recipient of the Order of Canada, Mr. Vassanji started the Toronto South Asian Review and won two Giller Prizes for his novels The Book of Secrets and The In-Between Life of Vikram Lall. His latest book, Nostalgia, inspired fierce debate in the 2017 edition of Canada Reads. He will be interviewed by broadcaster-journalist Anne Lagacé-Dowson.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017.

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

 

 

 

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