Wed., May 3, 2017 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm

May, 03 2017 - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Blue Metropolis “Spreading The Word” project, in partnership with the Atwater Library, presents a two-hour workshop with discussion facilitated by Fanny La Croix. The session is designed to foster awareness of Quebec’s English-language writers, to promote the benefits of reading out loud as well as silently, and to give tips for successful book clubs. FREE admission; donations requested.

Thurs., May 4, 2017 at 12:30 pm

May, 04 2017 - 12:30 am - 1:30 pm

For the Atwater Library Lunchtime Series, four prize-winning young writers provide an hour of literary enjoyment. Torontonian Laura Legge and Montrealers Anna Leventhal, Rebecca Morris and Lesley Trites will delight you with their sharp intelligence, wit, and mastery of the writer’s craft.

Wed., May 10, 2017 from 7:30 to 9:00 pm

May, 10 2017 - 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Writer Mary Soderstrom leads the Atwater Library Book Club in a discussion of My Brilliant Friend: Neapolitan Novels, Book One by Elena Ferrante, translated from Italian by Ann Goldstein.

Thurs., May 11, 2017 at 12:30 pm

May, 11 2017 - 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

For the Atwater Library Lunchtime Series, Caitlin Bailey, Curator and Executive Director of the Canadian Centre for the Great War, gives a presentation on the multi-media exhibition Dear Bessie: A Wartime Love Story. Displays from the exhibition will be at the Atwater Library during the month of May.

Thurs., May 11, 2017 at 7:00 pm

May, 11 2017 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Atwater Poetry Project presents readings by Sue Sinclair and Nick Thran. Coordinated by Deanna Radford.

Tues., May 16, 2017 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm

May, 16 2017 - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

For the Atwater Library Alzheimer Café, Claire Webster, professional Alzheimer Care Consultant and trainer, President and Founder of Caregiver Crosswalk Inc. gives a talk on “The fall and rise of Superwoman.” Refreshments and discussion.

Tues., May 16, 2017 at 6:00 pm

May, 16 2017 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Annual General Meeting of the Atwater Library and Computer Centre features reports by officers and the Executive Director, presentation of audited financial statements for 2016, and election of the board of directors for the year ahead.

Thurs., May 18, 2017 at 12:30 pm

May, 18 2017 - 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

For the Atwater Library Lunchtime Series, Malcolm McRae gives a talk on the early history of bicycling in Montreal. He will discuss the Montreal Bicycle Club, founded in 1878 and recently revived by cycling enthusiasts.

Thurs., May 25, 2017 at 12:30 pm

May, 25 2017 - 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

For the Atwater Library Lunchtime Series, Jackie Roberge, certified Life Purpose coach, yoga and meditation teacher, gives a presentation on “Your Purpose is Calling – Are You Listening?”

Tues., May 30 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm

May, 30 2017 - 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Atwater Library 150th DAY PARTY celebrates the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation.  The party will feature the winners of the Library’s 150-word flash writing contest, some 150-second videos by participants in another project, and a display of visual art by students.

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