Thurs., Aug. 31, 2017 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm

August, 31 2017 - 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

For the Atwater Library Lunchtime Series, Mi’kmaq poet and critic Shannon Webb-Campbell launches Atwater Reads the TRC and screens relevant films by Indigenous filmmakers produced by the National Film Board (NFB).

Thurs., Sept. 7, 2017 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm

September, 07 2017 - 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

For the Atwater Library Lunchtime Series, cartoonist Terry Mosher discusses his book From Trudeau to Trudeau: 50 Years of Aislin Cartoons and reminisces about his amazing career.

Wed., Sept. 13, 2017 from 7:30 to 9:00 pm

September, 13 2017 - 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Atwater Library Book Club, led by writer Mary Soderstrom, discusses Mend the Living by Maylis de Kerangal, translated from French by Jessica Moore. (The Heart is another translation, by Sam Taylor.)

Thurs., Sept. 14, 2017 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm

September, 14 2017 - 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

For the Atwater Library Lunchtime Series, Mark Gallop examines the social and cultural history of the telegram, filled with stories of wars and shipwrecks, weddings and funerals.

Tues., Sept. 19, 2017 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm

September, 19 2017 - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Atwater Library Alzheimer Café features a presentation by RECAA (Respecting Elders: Communities Against Abuse) on “Aunt Enid Gets Help.” Refreshments and discussion.

Thurs., Sept. 21, 2017 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm

September, 21 2017 - 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

For the Atwater Library Lunchtime SeriesJonathan Birks shares stories about his family in Montreal from the arrival of Henry Birks in the 1830s.

Wed., Sept. 27, 2017 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm

September, 27 2017 - 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

*BOOKS ROADSHOW –  Antiquarian booksellers Wilfrid de Freitas and Susan Ravdin are in the Library’s reading room to give an expert opinion on the value of your special books. *FEE $3 per book for Atwater Library members and $4 per book for others. All proceeds go to the Library for improvements in our community services.

Thurs., Sept. 28, 2017 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm

September, 28 2017 - 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

For the Atwater Library Lunchtime Series, author Kathleen Winter discusses her new novel Lost in September, inspired by letters General James Wolfe wrote to his mother from the time he became a child soldier at 13 until his death at 32 on Quebec’s Plains of Abraham.

Thurs., Oct. 5, 2017 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm

October, 05 2017 - 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

For the Atwater Library Lunchtime Series, harmonica virtuoso John Kerkhoven gives a musical lecture, “The New Folk Harmonica.”

Wed., Oct. 11, 2017 from 7:30 to 9:00 pm

October, 11 2017 - 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Atwater Library Book Club, led by writer Mary Soderstrom, discusses The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro.

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