“50 Years of Inspiration”

In 2015, the Pointe-Claire Public Library is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The theme of our celebration is 50 years of inspiration. Join us on Saturday, January 24, 2015, as we officially launch a year of festivities with a full day of fun.           SCHEDULE – JANUARY 24, 2015 Disney family film (DVD advance showing) (109 minutes) 10 a.m. – in French 4 p.m. – in English Cupcake Decorating Workshops with Pointe-Claire bakery Crazy about Cupcakes (45 minutes; bilingual) 1 p.m.  – 5 to 8 years old (parents welcome to help) 2 p.m. – 8 to 12 years … Continue reading “50 Years of Inspiration”

ARMCHAIR STORM CHASERS

(SHOULD I READ IT OR WATCH IT?) I was so relieved when I went to bed last Sunday (January 4th) and was able to turn the light off because there was no power failure!  I honestly don’t know how my family made it to Monday unscathed, but we did―sixty year-old maples and all. Still, I spent most of the day with a knot in my stomach, because I was having such feelings of déjà vu.  Did anyone notice that last Sunday’s freezing rain storm coincided with the date of the official first day of the 1998 Ice Storm? I couldn’t … Continue reading ARMCHAIR STORM CHASERS