Activities for the week of Monday September 10 to Sunday September 16

MEDICAL MARIJUANA IN POINTE-CLAIRE with Cam Battley 

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Aurora Vie Cannabis is the new medical marijuana production centre in Pointe-Claire. Are you wondering about the medical cannabis market? Find out how this local company is managing, what challenges they are facing, and how they see the future unfolding.

Free admission.
Tuesday, September 11, 2018.
Central : 7 to 8:30 p.m. – in English.

MOVIE ‒ A MOONLESS NIGHT: BOAT PEOPLE, 40 YEARS LATER 

 

Carefully interwoven testimonies of men, women and children who were ready to risk everything in order to find a life worth living after the Communist occupation of South Vietnam. The screening will be followed by a discussion with Thi Be Nguyen, the executive producer of this moving documentary.

Free admission.
Wednesday, September 12, 2018.
Central : 7 to 8:30 p.m. – in English.

DIGITAL LITERACY DAY

Participants of all ages can sign up for mini-classes designed to help them learn new technological skills and catch up with what’s new on the Web.

For more details enquire at the Library or call 514-630-1218, ext. 1624.

Free.
Registration required at the Library.

Saturday, September 15, 2018.
Central : 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

LITTLEBITS with Marie-Andrée Dubreuil-Moisan

Build and program your invention using these magnetic blocks.

Ages 7 to 12, parents are welcome.

WEBSITE BUILDING WITH WORDPRESS with Marie-Andrée Dubreuil-Moisan

WordPress is an easy and powerful blogging and website content management system.

Activity in English.
Adults only.

DROPBOX, GOOGLE CLOUD with Guillaume Bélisle

Learn how to use the cloud to store your documents.

Adults only.

GET YOUR PASSWORD MANAGER with Paul Desormeaux

Do you have trouble remembering all your passwords? Let the Password Manager software do it for you.

Adults only.

SELF-LEARNING WITH LYNDA.COM

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Discover a wealth of tutorials, from photography techniques to marketing tips to Excel, and so much more.

Activity in English.
Adults only.

CENTRE D’APPRENTISSAGE EN LIGNE – TOUTAPPRENDRE.COM

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Discover a wealth of tutorials, from time management to Excel to language courses, and so much more.

Activity in French.
Adults only.

VIRTUAL REALITY with Shaundel Celestin and Nemesis Inc.

Digital Literacy Day

Virtual reality is at the cutting edge of entertainment technology. It can transport you to the bottom of an ocean or to a galaxy far, far away. Come and experience it yourself.

Adults, teens and children ages 6 to 12, accompanied by an adult

KNITTING : MASTERING THE BASICS with Janet Callary and Geneviève Lussier

Discover the art of knitting or perfect your technique. Bring your questions and tell us all about ongoing and future projects. Bring a pair of 4.5-mm knitting needles; one ball of practice yarn will be provided

Beginner.

Free for Library members / MULTI Card required.
Others: $10
Registration required.

Mondays September 10, 17, 24 and October 1, 2018 (4 sessions).
Central : 7 to 8:30 p.m. – bilingual.

KNITTING CLUB with Janet Callary and Geneviève Lussier

For those who want to take their needles and yarn out of mothballs, or who’d like help with an ongoing project. Bring your work and get motivated. Bring your questions.

Beginner to expert.

Free for Library members / MULTI Card required.
Others: $15
Registration required.

Wednesdays September 12, 26, October 3, 10, 17 November 7, 14, 28, 2018 (8 sessions).

NO CLASS: September 19, October 24, 31 or November 21.
Valois : 7 to 8:30 p.m. – bilingual.

BOOK DISCUSSION CLUB with Olivia Raco

Free for Library members / MULTI Card required.
Others: $10
Registration required at the Library.

Wednesdays September 12, October 10, November 14, December 12, January 9, February 13, March 13, April 10, May 8, 2018 (9 sessions).
Central : 1 to 3 p.m. – in English.

EVENING BOOK CLUB with Grace Lee

Free for Library members / MULTI Card required.
Others: $10
Registration required at the Library.

Thursdays September 13, October 11, November 8, December 13, January 10, February 14, March 14, April 11, May 9, 2018 (9 sessions).
Central : 7 to 9 p.m. – in English.

CLUB DE LECTURE with Amélie Boivin Handfield    

Free for Library members / MULTI Card required.
Others: $10
Registration required at the Library.

STEWART HALL BOOK CLUB with Lise Payette

Free for Library members / MULTI Card required.
Others: $10
Registration required at the Library.

Mondays September 10, October 15, November 12, December 10, January 14, February 11, March 11, April 8, May 13, 2018 (9 sessions).
Stewart Hall : 1 to 3 p.m. – in English.

VALOIS BOOK CLUB with Lynn Collins

Free for Library members / MULTI Card required.
Others: $10
Registration required at the Library.

Mondays September 10, October 15, November 12, December 10, January 14, February 11, March 11, April 8, May 13, 2018 (9 sessions).
Valois : 7 to 9 p.m. – in English.

CIRCLE OF LIFE WRITERS with Karen Zey

Are you interested in writing about your life through memoirs, family tales or personal essays? This workshop offers weekly writing tips and an exchange of written drafts with guided, supportive feedback.

Beginner and intermediate.

Free for Library members / MULTI Card required.
Others: $15
Registration required.

Tuesdays September 11, 18, 25, October 2, 16, 23, 30, November 6, 13, 20, 27, 2018 (11 sessions).
NO CLASS: October 9.
Central : 7 to 9 p.m. – in English.

CREATIVE WRITING with Tim Fain

Beginners and published authors will feel comfortable in this group of writers that has been thriving for over 15 years. Enjoy the feedback and the growth fostered by the group experience.

Beginner and intermediate.

Free for Library members / MULTI Card required.
Others: $15
Registration required.

Wednesdays September 12, 19, 26 October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, 2018 (8 sessions).
Valois : 3 to 5 p.m. – in English.

BRIDGE : Central Library

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This is your opportunity to learn one of the most popular games in the world or to refresh your skills. Not only entertaining, bridge is a great way to discover how to communicate and to gain insight into other people’s behaviour as well as your own. Online and print resources supplied.

Beginner and intermediate.

Free for Library members / MULTI Card required.
Others: $10
Registration required.

Fridays, September 14, 21, 28, October 5, 2018 (4 sessions).
Central : 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. – bilingual.

 

 

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