Summer Program

READING CONTEST

Select a book whose author or subject is from one of the following communities: minorities, First Nations or LGBTQ. Share your reading list for a chance to win one of eight $50 gift certificates to a Pointe-Claire bookstore.

Each entry gives you a chance to win. The draw is scheduled for August 25.

Online form to register:
Contest – Diversity Read


Registration required for all activities.

To access videoconferences:
– By email at bibliotheque@pointe-claire.ca before 4 p.m. on the day of the event (indicate the title and date of the event, along with your e-mail address)
– By telephone at 514-630-1218, ext. 1630
– In person at the Information desk

Zoom training is available: 514-630-1218, ext. 1630. Computer or mobile device (e.g., iPad or smart phone) required.

ADULTS

SUMMER BOOK CLUB : A YEAR OF PANDEMIC READING

A discussion about how a year of living with the coronavirus has affected our reading habits. What books did you read? What formats did you use, digital or print? Where did you get your books? And how did your reading habits change? Come and share your reading list and perhaps be inspired by the titles we will discuss.

Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Virtual (Zoom) : 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. – French.

Thursday, June 17, 2021
Virtual (Zoom) : 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. – English.

BOOK CLUB : SUMMER TIME SCIENCE FICTION

The Hugo Award: one of the top awards for science fiction and fantasy literature. Who will be the winner this year? Come discuss the 2021 nominees with us, choose your top pick, and explore a literary award unlike any other.

Tuesday, August 3, 2021
Virtual (Zoom) : 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. – English.

FILM CLUB: DISCUSSION GROUPS

In June, July and August, the librarians will present a selection of films to be viewed from your home on Criterion-on-demand, the Library’s online streaming service. The monthly selection will be announced on the library blog on the first day of the month. View the films at your leisure and then join the discussion group to share your views and talk about the movies.

Note: MULTI Card and PIN required to access Criterion-on-demand.

Tuesday, June 29, 2021
7:00 to 8:00 p.m. – English.

Wednesday, July 28, 2021
7:00 to 8:00 p.m. – French.

Thursday, August 26, 2021
7:00 to 8:00 p.m. – English.

YOUNG ADULTS

LIFE SKILLS WORKSHOPS – YOUNG ADULTS : BUDGET – NUMBERS THAT SPEAK!
with Carrefour jeunesse Emploi de l’Ouest de l’île

At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to use a budget as a tool to carry out personal projects.

Library members only.
Registration required for each session.

Thursday, July 8, 2021
Central : 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. (ages 14 to 25) – bilingual.

LIFE SKILLS WORKSHOPS – YOUNG ADULTS : QUEBEC SCHOOL SYSTEM – OPTIONS IN MY TRANSITION!
with Carrefour jeunesse Emploi de l’Ouest de l’île

The purpose of this workshop is to teach participants the basics of the school system and help them begin the process of choosing one of the paths open to young people.

Library members only.
Registration required for each session.

Thursday, August 5, 2021
Central : 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. (ages 14 to 25) – bilingual.

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