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Celebrating English-Quebec Writing and Publishing
Sponsored by Montreal Gazette

THIS FRIDAY, November 27, 2015 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm
Celebrate the Launch of the Fair in our auditorium – Raise a glass, meet some authors and buy some books! The publishers and authors gather to sign and sell books. Join us for wine, cheese and vegan snacks. Sponsored by Penguin Random House.

THIS SATURDAY, November 28, 2015 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
More than 25 participating publishers – more than 50 local authors. Fiction, non-fiction, poetry, books for kids, award-winners, bestsellers and more. And door prizes!

Give the gift of a book from here.

See Ian McGillis’s Montreal Gazette story with names and details.

Presented by the Association of English-Language Publishers of Quebec and the Atwater Writers Exhibition of the Atwater Library and Computer Centre.

We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Community Cultural Action Fund of Canadian Heritage.

Library’s 2015 Benefit Event a Great Success!

Over 250 people turned out for the Atwater Library’s annual gala on November 4. The event generated over $70,000 net for the Library’s community education programs — funds that are essential to cover the cost of programs and services.

We thank our generous sponsors and donors as well as the party guests who spent money in our silent auction. Click here to see several wonderful pictures.

The picture below shows Guest of Honour Lionel J. Blanshay with 2010 honoree Alex K. Paterson. Lionel made an outstanding contribution to the organization in the twelve years he served on the Board of Directors (2003-2015).

Blanshay and Paterson

Computer and Digital Device Training

The schedule is available in brochure format at the Library and online. Click here to see our courses and workshops up to December 2015.

We offer two-hour workshops on Computer BasicsComputer SecurityDigital CamerasBuying a Computer, iPads and iPhonesScanning Photos and DocumentsSmartPhonesApps, and Skype.

We also offer private instruction at the Library or at your home or office – instruction that’s tailored to your individual needs.

For more information and to register, contact Kelley Rojas at kelley@atwaterlibrary.ca or 514 935-7344.

Atwater Writers Exhbition (AWE)

On May 28, 2015 we hosted a gala reception to launch the Atwater Writers Exhibition (AWE). Well-known cartoonist Terry Mosher (Aislin) hosted the event that attracted a throng of writers and Library supporters.

Click here to see Global TV coverage, including an interview with Terry Mosher and AWE project coordinator Elise Moser.

The exhibition continues through 2015 and is open to the public. Click here for more information.

Helping Communities Respond: Preventing and Eliminating Cyberviolence

The Atwater Library and Computer Centre is conducting important project funded by Status of Women Canada aimed at preventing and eliminating cyberviolence against girls and young women. Work started in 2014 and continues until mid-2016. Click here for more information.

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