Programs and activities for adults – summer 2019

SPECIAL EVENTS

CRAZY FOR PUZZLES

Giant Puzzle

Help us complete our 1000 piece puzzle, set up in the reading corner, behind the teen section.

Puzzle Swap

Bring in your gently used puzzles (with no missing pieces) and swap them for other puzzles. Adult and children’s puzzles welcome.

Free.

For all.

Beginning Saturday, June 1, 2019.

Central : 10 a.m. until completion.

SCOTTISH FESTIVAL – SAVE THE DATE!

Inspired by Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander series.

Enjoy Scottish music, dancing, haggis, stories and more!

Follow our blog for updates.

Saturday, September 14, 2019.

Central : 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. (for all) – bilingual.

FILM CLUB

Enjoy our selection of great foreign films, NFB documentaries, and inspirational crowd pleasers. Ask at the Central Library circulation desk for more details.

Free admission.

Registration not required.

AFTERNOON FILMS

Monday, June 10, 2019.

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

Tuesday, June 18, July 9, July 16, August 6, August 20, 2019.

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

Tuesday, July 30, August 13, August 27, 2019.

Central : 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. – French.

Thursday, June 6, June 20, 2019.

Central : 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. – French.

EVENING FILMS

Wednesday, June 12, 2019.

Central : 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. – English.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019.

Central : 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. – French.

BOOK CLUBS

SNACK ’N’ CHAT SUMMER BOOK CLUB with the librarians

The Gown: A Novel of the Royal Wedding by Jennifer Robson

Bring your favourite snack to share with the group (optional).

Beer and pretzels will be served.

Books available for loan at the Library.

Free.

Registration required.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019.

Central : 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.– English.

SNACK ’N’ CHAT SUMMER BOOK CLUB with the librarians

Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

Bring your favourite snack to share with the group (optional).

Beer and pretzels will be served.

Books available for loan at the Library.

Free.

Registration required.

Thursday, August 22, 2019.

Central : 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. – English.

SNACK ’N’ CHAT SUMMER BOOK CLUB with the librarians

Soupers de filles by Pascale Wilhelmy

Bring your favourite snack to share with the group (optional).

Beer and pretzels will be served.

Books available for loan at the Library.

Free.

Registration required.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019.

Central : 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. – French.

DISCOVERY WORKSHOPS

LIFE SKILLS WORKSHOPS

JOB HUNTING with West Island Carrefour jeunesse-emploi

Learn about job market strategies, how to write a CV and ace an interview.

Free for Library members / MULTI Card required.

Individual registration required for each workshop.

Thursday, July 4, 2019.

Central: 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. (ages 14 to 25) – bilingual.

FINANCES with Deborah Leahy, Financial Advisor

An introduction to how to make your finances work for you, from budgeting to building credit, saving for the future, and more.

Free for Library members / MULTI Card required.

Individual registration required for each workshop.

Monday, July 22, 2019.

Central: 2:30 to 4:00 p.m. (ages 14 to 25) – bilingual.

DETECTIVE AND MYSTERY AFTERNOON with Marie-Andrée Dubreuil-Moisan

Are you bold enough to choose a murder mystery destination for your vacation? Journey to Devil’s Island and take on the role of a shifty vacationer to find out who murdered Paulo and Theresa.

Free.

Registration required.

Tuesday, July 9, 2019.

Central : 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. – French.

DETECTIVE AND MYSTERY AFTERNOON with Margaret Kästner

Cooperation and inspired guesswork will unmask the strange circumstances surrounding a death and allow the victim’s spirit to rest in peace.

Free.

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