NEW SEED LIBRARY

On your marks… Get set… Garden! As of April 7 2021, the Pointe-Claire Public Library is lending out a new kind of item: seeds! Seed libraries are becoming increasingly popular as a movement to support sustainable living, the sharing of resources, and community engagement and growth. We encourage all gardeners, both new and experienced to participate. Available seeds include varieties of flowers, herbs, fruits and vegetables. Members of the library can “loan“ up to 3 packets of seeds to plant at home, in a garden or flowerbed. The seed packets come with tips and tricks to grow each different kind … Continue reading NEW SEED LIBRARY

Career Cruising Webinar with Xello

Looking to find an exciting career or explore new options?  Uncover your next steps with Career Cruising, where you’ll: take assessments that identify career matches based on interests and skills, dive into resources and tools like our Employment Guide and Resume Builder, research in-depth information on hundreds of occupations, and access a national database of colleges and universities. Learn how to use Career Cruising in our webinar training session and set yourself on a brave, new path. Sign up at https://tinyurl.com/2oyuad7y Next Session: Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at 12 PM E (In English) Continue reading Career Cruising Webinar with Xello

Activities for the week of Monday March 29 to Sunday April 4

EXPLORING STUNNING BC AND THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS with Fred Hore Join Voyageur Fred as he takes you on a 2,500 km journey through the beauty and nature of BC, from the shiny and historic metropolis of Vancouver, to the stunning National Parks of Mount Robson, Jasper and Banff, and an exhilarating cycling trip on old railway trestles high above the Okanogan Valley! Not to be missed! Wednesday, March 31, 2021.Virtual (Zoom) : 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. (English). To access videoconferences: Registration required, before 5 p.m. on the day of the lecture, by e-mail bibliotheque@pointe-claire.ca (indicate the title and date of … Continue reading Activities for the week of Monday March 29 to Sunday April 4

Activities for the Week of Monday March 22 to Sunday March 28

TAKE CHARGE OF YOUR LIFE – HOW TO GET WHAT YOU NEED with Ellen B. Gélinas, educator and humorist of William Glasser International Workshop on understanding the choices you make, becoming aware of your internal motivations, and creating positive relationship habits.Zoom training is available: 514-630-1218, ext. 1630.Computer or mobile device (e.g., iPad or smart phone) required.Registration required.Non-members: $10 Wednesdays, March 24, 31, April 7, 14, 21, 28, 2021 (6 sessions).Virtual (Zoom) : 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. – English. Continue reading Activities for the Week of Monday March 22 to Sunday March 28

Activities for the week of Monday March 15 to Sunday March 21

NATURE’S REFUGE ON ÎLE SAINT-BERNARD, CHÂTEAUGUAY with Tom Kingsbury A 25-minute drive from Pointe-Claire will reveal this wildlife sanctuary with 8 kilometers of groomed trails. For over 200 years, the Grey Nuns lived on the island and protected the land. Today, the area is teaming with numerous varieties of spectacular fauna. Wednesday, March 17, 2021.Virtual (Zoom) : 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. – English. To access videoconferences: Registration required, before 5 p.m. on the day of the lecture, by e-mail bibliotheque@pointe-claire.ca (indicate the title and date of the lecture, along with your e-mail address), or by telephone at 514-630-1218, ext. 1630. … Continue reading Activities for the week of Monday March 15 to Sunday March 21