The Hugo Award: one of the top awards for science fiction and fantasy literature. Who will be the winner this year? Read any one of the finalists, challenge yourself to read all 6 of them, or just come along to … Continue reading Book Club – Exploring magic and outer space
The library invites you to join for a discussion about how a year of pandemic has affected your reading habits. Come share your experience, your reading list and maybe get inspired by the titles in the discussion. Some discussion topics: Did you read more at less during the pandemic? What genre did you read? Romance, mystery, documentary? Did you prefer digital or physical book? This discussion will take place via the ZOOM platform. THURSDAY, JUNE 17 – 2 to 4 p.m. (English) Registration required before 4 p.m. WEDNESDAY JUNE 16th by email at email@example.com (indicate the title and date of … Continue reading Summer Reading Club – A discussion on a year of pandemic reading
What could be more fun than spending your summer reading? A chance to win a gift certificate to buy more books! This summer, branch-out when creating your reading list. Choose authors, subjects, and characters from diverse communities. These can include, but are not limited to: Cultural, racial & ethnic diversityLGBTQ+ People with disabilities Religious & spiritual diversity What other library patrons are reading: Doriana recommends : Thunder Through My Veins by Gregory Scofield A memoir… his struggles, his heartbreaks and his will to better himself! Paul recommends : Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire … Continue reading SUMMER READING & A CHANCE TO WIN!
The library is pleased to share this link to a story by Vivian Hudson, published recently in an online literary journal. Congratulations Vivian! https://www.fiveminutelit.com/five-minutes/act-of-faith About Vivien:Vivien Hudson, lives in Beaconsfield, and participates in the Pointe-Claire writers group. She also enjoys music, travel … Continue reading Circle of Life Writer gets published!
In June, we commemorate National Indigenous History Month 2021 to recognize the history, heritage and diversity of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples in Canada. To mark this event, the library offers you a reading suggestion on various subjects and especially authors from the Indigenous community. Click on the images for more details. The reference staff are always happy to help you with book suggestions. Call us at 514-630-1218, ext. 1630, or come see us at the information desk. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Continue reading National Indigenous History Month – Reading suggestions
View the film at your leisure and then join the discussion group to share your views and talk about the movie. THE MOVIE Astronaut Roy McBride (Brad Pitt) travels to the outer edges of the solar system to find his … Continue reading Film Club, June 2021
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 email@example.com 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 … Continue reading Summer Program
Discover a new vision in gardening, whether for the indoors, on the terrace or on your balcony. Find unique ways to display the many textures, shapes and colour of various plants and use them to brighten up your environment. Wednesday, … Continue reading JARDINER : À L’INTÉRIEUR, SUR LA TERRASSE ET AU BALCON – Conference with Hélène Baril
STORY TIME – IN A TENT Gather with your family for story time, outdoors in a tent or indoors in a blanket fort.This could even become a summer tradition! The books that will be presented include a story illustrated by … Continue reading Cultural Rendez-vous 2021 as a family
JARDINER : À L’INTÉRIEUR, SUR LA TERRASSE ET AU BALCON with Hélène Baril Discover a new vision in gardening, whether for the indoors, on the terrace or on your balcony. Find unique ways to display the many textures, shapes and … Continue reading Cultural Rendez-vous 2021: Gardening tips & tricks