Tues., Oct. 15, 2019 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm

October, 15 2019 - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

For the Atwater Library Alzheimer CaféHoward P. Riback, caregiver and therapist, gives a presentation on addiction and caregiving: “Understanding Addiction and Finding Help.” With refreshments and discussion.

Wed., Oct. 16, 2019 from 12:30 to 2:30 pm

October, 16 2019 - 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

For the Atwater Library Financial Literacy programAnn Soden, Ad. E., Elder Law lawyer and mediator, and Anna Kamateros, notary, conduct an information session on Wills and Other End-Of-Life Legal Issues. Moderated Q&A.
Co-sponsored by PROJECTION: A Week of Dialogue.

Thurs., Oct. 17, 2019 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm

October, 17 2019 - 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

For the Atwater Library Lunchtime Series and PROJECTION: A Week of Dialogue, Oscar-winning filmmaker Beverly Shaffer screens her documentary short Mr. Mergler’s Gift, about the final chapter in the life of an exceptional Montreal piano teacher.

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

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

The Atwater Library Lunchtime Series features a talk by Christopher Lyons, McGill University’s Head Librarian, Rare Books and Special Collections, on “A Trip Through Time: 4,000 years of Accessible History at the McGill Library.” Join him for an overview of the contents of McGill’s valuable and varied holdings.

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

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

AWE Afternoon Writing ActivityDeanna Smith offers exercises and writing prompts related to managing changes in life, metamorphoses, loss, and the arrival of new opportunities. She is a Montreal-based poet, performer and educator who believes deeply in the healing and transformative power of words. No registration necessary. FREE. With funding from Canadian Heritage.

Fri., Oct. 25, 2019 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm

October, 25 2019 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Atwater Library FALL BOOK SALE in our reading room on the main floor. Books galore plus CDs, all for bargain prices!

Sat., Oct. 26, 2019 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

October, 26 2019 - 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Atwater Library FALL BOOK SALE in our reading room on the main floor. Books galore plus CDs, all for bargain prices!

Thurs., Oct. 31, 2019 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm

October, 31 2019 - 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

For the Atwater Library Lunchtime SeriesJoe Schwarcz, PhD, Director of the McGill University Office for Science and Society, gives a presentation on Houdini for Hallowe’en.

Sat., Nov. 2, 2019 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm

November, 02 2019 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Atwater Poetry Project, curated by Rachel McCrum, presents readings by the poets shortlisted for the 2019 Quebec Writers’ Federation A. M. Klein Prize for PoetryKaie KelloughTess Liem and Shannon Webb-Campbell.

Wed., Nov. 6, 2019 from 6:00 to 8:30 pm

November, 06 2019 - 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Atwater Library Annual Benefit Cocktail Party takes place in our own building. Join Guest of Honour Paul K. Marchand for a gala evening in support of our educational programs for the community. Tickets priced at $150 ($125 tax receipt) are available online from CanadaHelps and at the Library from Tanya Mayhew.

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