Summer Reading Club – A discussion on a year of pandemic reading

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 bibliotheque@pointe-claire.ca (indicate the title and date of … Continue reading Summer Reading Club – A discussion on a year of pandemic reading

SUMMER READING & A CHANCE TO WIN!

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!

National Indigenous History Month – Reading suggestions

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: bibliotheque@pointe-claire.ca Continue reading National Indigenous History Month – Reading suggestions

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 … Continue reading Summer Program