Wed., Jan. 23, 2019 from 1:45 to 3:00 pm

January, 23 2019 - 1:45 pm - 3:00 pm

For the Atwater Library Financial Literacy program, McGill University law students with Pro Bono Students Canada conduct a free public presentation on How to Settle an Estate. Everyone is welcome. No advance registration.

Thurs., Jan. 24, 2019 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm

January, 24 2019 - 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

In honour of ROBBIE BURNS DAY, for the Atwater Library Lunchtime Series and the Atwater Poetry Project, poet and musician Ilay Ian Charles Ferrier (aka Ian Ferrier) performs his poetry with accompaniment by clarinetist and composer Louise Campbell.

Thurs., Jan. 24, 2019 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm

January, 24 2019 - 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Poet and musician Ian Ferrier leads an Atwater Writers Exhibition memoir writing activity, “Moments in the Story of Your Life.” Participants will be encouraged to write and craft the story of their moments, and if interested, to pick up a microphone and read what they write to the group. FREE. All welcome. No registration necessary. For more information, please email elise.m@videotron.ca. Generously supported by the Community Cultural Action Fund (CCAF) of the Department of Canadian Heritage.

Fri., Feb. 1, 2019 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm

February, 01 2019 - 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

For the Atwater Library Lunchtime Series and to celebrate BLACK HISTORY MONTH, the IMANI Gospel Singers, directed by Marcia Bailey, perform a program of spiritual music and discuss the evolution of Black gospel music.

Sat., Feb. 2, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

February, 02 2019 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Create Your Own Comic: Graphic Storytelling for Grownups and Kids – Day one of a two-day Atwater Writers Exhibition (AWE) project workshop led by Drawn & Quarterly’s Tom Devlin for grownups and kids, aged 12 and up. Tom Devlin will provide a short history of and practical rules for comics story construction from his own point of view. Participants will gain the tools for creating a graphic novel, and will leave with their own four-page comic. FREE. All materials provided. For more info and to register, please email Elise Moser at elise.m@videotron.ca. (Day two is Sat., Feb. 9 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.)

Thurs., Feb. 7, 2019 from 1:00 to 2:00 pm

February, 07 2019 - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

For the Atwater Library Lunchtime SeriesBrian Manker, Principal Cello of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, presents a program on cellists as political activists, centering around Casals, Rostropovich, and the “cellist of Sarajevo.”

Sat., Feb. 9, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

February, 09 2019 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Create Your Own Comic: Graphic Storytelling for Grownups and Kids – Day two of a two-day Atwater Writers Exhibition (AWE) project workshop led by Drawn & Quarterly’s Tom Devlin. Registration closed.

Wed., Feb. 13, 2019 from 7:30 to 9:00 pm

February, 13 2019 - 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Atwater Library Book Club, led by writer Mary Soderstrom, discusses The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy.

Thurs., Feb. 14, 2019 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm

February, 14 2019 - 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

For the Atwater Library Lunchtime SeriesPeter Pearson screens his 1980 film for CBC’s The Canadian Establishment profiling Paul Desmarais, Sr., then chairman of Power Corporation of Canada.

Tues., Feb. 19, 2019 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm

February, 19 2019 - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Atwater Library Alzheimer Café presents “How to Make it Through”: inspiring and helpful testimonials from caregivers followed by a panel discussion led by Christiane Proulx, counsellor at the Alzheimer Society of Montreal. Refreshments.

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