Activities this week: Moday February 29 to Sunday March 6

TUESDAY AFTERNOON FILM CLUB Enjoy our curated selection of great foreign films, NFB documentaries, and inspirational crowd pleasers. Sheila Laursen will lead you in discussion after provocative and socially challenging NFB films. Stefan Church will be your host for popular and foreign films. Some films will be screened in English and others in French. Ask at the circulation desk for more details. Tuesday, 2 – 4 p.m. March 1, April 26, May 3 and 17 CL, 6 sessions, free A Thousand Times Good Night directed by Erik Poppe Tuesday, March 1 2 p.m. (in English) Monday, March 7 2 p.m. … Continue reading Activities this week: Moday February 29 to Sunday March 6

Activities this week: Monday november 23 to Sunday November 29

TAKE CHARGE OF YOUR LIFE: HOW TO GET WHAT YOU NEED with Ellen B. Gélinas Ellen B. Gélinas, adult educator, humourist and Senior Faculty with William Glasser International Institute, will help you gain control over your feelings. You will become more self-accepting and less critical. Learn techniques for resolving conflict, add happiness to your life and connect better in important relationships. Attend all three workshops and receive a certificate from the Institute. Mondays, November 23 and 30, December 7 C: 7 to 9 p.m. – in English $45 residents, $50 non-residents WILLS AND ESTATES: WHAT TO DO AND HOW TO … Continue reading Activities this week: Monday november 23 to Sunday November 29

Acvtivities this week: Monday November 16 to Sunday November 22

ABUSE AND NEGLECT OF OLDER ADULTS: WHO IS AT RISK? WHO ARE THE ABUSERS? with Dr. Daphne Nahmiash This distressing social issue slips by unnoticed in many communities and institutions. What are the different types of abuse and what signs and symptoms can enable us to identify potential abusers and victims? In association with the McGill University Research Centre for Studies in Aging. Refreshments will be served. Tuesday, November 17 C: 2 to 3:30 p.m. – in English SMART USE OF CREDIT AND AVOIDING DEBT TRAPS with Lama Farran Lama Farran, B.Com, M.Sc., is a former banker and Certified Money … Continue reading Acvtivities this week: Monday November 16 to Sunday November 22

Heard at the Circulation Desk – I am going on vacation. May I borrow for longer?

The Library is ready to help with entertainment for your vacation.  Books, Talking Books and Compact Discs from the Adult and Childrens collections can be borrowed for 6 weeks.  Board games can be borrowed for 3 weeks and are renewable for another 3 weeks.  Just ask for a vacation loan when you come to the Circulation Desk.  If you forget, you can renew online from your patron account or call the Library and choose  Circulation Desk.   Have your Library card on hand. Have a great vacation! Talking Books for the drive for  adults and young adults :   Talking books for the drive for … Continue reading Heard at the Circulation Desk – I am going on vacation. May I borrow for longer?

Happy 50th Anniversary, Pointe Claire Library! – 50 Years of Inspiration

Originally posted on Chris Galvin:
The Pointe Claire Public Library is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2015. The opening ceremonies on January 24th included readings by local authors, live music, and cupcake decorating workshops. I was delighted to receive an invitation to take part in the events and read from my work. We were blessed with mild weather, and when I arrived at the library, the coat racks were already bursting, children and parents were choosing books to borrow, and the cupcake workshops, hosted by Pointe Claire’s own Crazy About Cupcakes, were in full swing. In the teen section, Duo Jaï… Continue reading Happy 50th Anniversary, Pointe Claire Library! – 50 Years of Inspiration