Wed., Jan. 24, 2018 from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm

January, 24 2018 - 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

The Atwater Library co-hosts with the Quebec Writers’ Federation an information session on the Language Portal of Canada, which offers a wealth of free English- and French-language resources to improve writing — tools, quizzes and links. Advance registration required: email workshops@qwf.org or phone 514-933-0878.

Thurs., Jan. 25, 2018 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm

January, 25 2018 - 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

For the Atwater Library Lunchtime Series and to celebrate the anniversary of Robert Burns’ birth, poet Rachel McCrum traces the radical lines of Scotland’s poetry from Burns to today: “Scotland’s Firebrand Poets: From Robbie Burns to Jackie Kay.”

Fri., Feb. 2, 2018 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm

February, 02 2018 - 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

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

Thurs., Feb. 8, 2018 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm

February, 08 2018 - 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

For the Atwater Library Lunchtime SeriesRobert N. Wilkins, historian and author of Montreal 1909, brings us back in time for fascinating glimpses into Montreal life just over a hundred years ago.

Thurs., Feb. 8, 2018 at 7:00 pm

February, 08 2018 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Atwater Poetry Project presents readings by Kai Cheng Thom and another poet TBA. Curated by Deanna Radford.

Wed., Feb. 14, 2018 from 7:30 to 9:00 pm

February, 14 2018 - 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Atwater Library Book Club, led by writer Mary Soderstrom, discusses The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen.

Thurs., Feb. 15, 2018 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm

February, 15 2018 - 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

For the Atwater Library Lunchtime Series, writer and publisher Linda Leith marks the fourth anniversary of Mavis Gallant’s death by screening the film Paris Stories: The Writing of Mavis Gallant with Q&A.

Tues., Feb. 20, 2018 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm

February, 20 2018 - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Atwater Library Alzheimer Café features a presentation by occupational therapist Susan Sofer on driving and Alzheimer’s disease. With refreshments and socializing.

Thurs., Feb. 22, 2018 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm

February, 22 2018 - 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

For the Atwater Library Lunchtime Series, historian Rod MacLeod discusses making a trilingual graphic novel on Montreal’s 1913 Aberdeen School strike protesting anti-Semitism.

Thurs., March 1, 2018 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm

March, 01 2018 - 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

For the Atwater Library Lunchtime Series, Academy Award-winning filmmaker Torill Kove presents her latest animated short, Threads, and discusses the process of making it.

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