Tues., March 28, 2017 from 1:00 to 4:30 pm

March, 28 2017 - 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

The Atwater Library Seniors Helping Seniors Downsizing project offers a digital downsizing lab. Mentor Karen Kennedy demonstrates how to use scanning technology as well as how to copy cassettes into digital formats such as MP3 and WAV. Advance registration is required. Email Eric Craven at dlp@atwaterlibrary.ca.

Wed., March 29, 2017 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm

March, 29 2017 - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

For the Atwater Library Financial Literacy Program, Janet Torge, Project Manager, Radical Resthomes, presents “Radical Resthomes:  No Need to be Lonely or Poor as We Age.” Discussion and refreshments. Advance registration is NOT required.

Thurs., March 30, 2017 at 12:30 pm

March, 30 2017 - 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

For the Atwater Library Lunchtime Series, James Hughes discusses how Canada’s social programs can work better, save lives, and often save money. He will refer to his book Early Intervention.

Fri., March 31, 2017 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm

March, 31 2017 - 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Atwater Library Canada in 150 Seconds Video project features the first in a four-part workshop series called “Seeing Canada Under a Microscope” for people interested in experimental video art. Visual artist Melissa Tamporello facilitates learning to use digital microscopes to tell a story. The work produced will be included in various Canada 150 presentations. The other sessions will be on Friday afternoons in April – April 7, 21 and 28. Advance registration is required. Email Eric Craven at dlp@atwaterlibrary.ca.

Thurs., Apr. 6, 2017 at 12:30 pm

April, 06 2017 - 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

For the Atwater Library Lunchtime Series, filmmaker Peter Svatek discusses and screens excerpts from his latest film Theater of Life about a remarkable soup kitchen in Milan.

Fri., Apr. 7, 2017 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm

April, 07 2017 - 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Atwater Library Canada in 150 Seconds Video project features the second in a four-part workshop series on experimental video art called “Seeing Canada Under a Microscope.” Advance registration required. Email Eric Craven at dlp@atwaterlibrary.ca.

Wed., Apr. 12, 2017 from 7:30 to 9:00 pm

April, 12 2017 - 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Writer Mary Soderstrom leads the Atwater Library Book Club in a discussion of Solomon Gursky Was Here by Mordecai Richler.

Tues., Apr. 18, 2017 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm

April, 18 2017 - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

For the Atwater Library Alzheimer Café, Alexander Mattias, graduating student in Special Care Counselling at Vanier College and stagiaire at the Alzheimer Society of Montreal, gives a presentation on “Optimizing the relationship between carers and people living with dementia.” Refreshments and discussion.

Thurs., Apr. 20, 2017 at 12:30 pm

April, 20 2017 - 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

For the Atwater Library Lunchtime Series, David M. Lank, stamp collector extraordinaire, gives an illustrated talk on “Every Stamp a Story.” The talk will be accompanied by a mini-display of stamps from McGill University’s David Lank Collection with encouragement to see the current exhibition at McGill’s McLennan Library, Every Stamp a Story.

Thurs., Apr. 27, 2017 at 12:30 pm

April, 27 2017 - 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

For the Atwater Library Lunchtime Series, author François Rémillard and photographer Brian Merrett give a presentation on their new book Belles demeures historiques de l’île de Montréal.

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