Hotel Stories, Real and Imagined

Even as travel remains risky at this time, thoughts of grand hotels pique the imagination and desire for escape. For the armchair traveler, here are suggestions of non-fiction titles, novels and films all set in hotels. Click to enlarge. Continue reading Hotel Stories, Real and Imagined

Walk in someone else’s shoes

Do you want to read books from a broader range of perspectives, but you don’t know where to start? Do you want to participate in our Diversity Reads contest, but you’re not sure what to read? Or have you just read every book that was on your to-read list and with summer coming you’re searching for more? Our librarians have come up with some reading suggestions for you! 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 … Continue reading Walk in someone else’s shoes

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