Tues., Nov. 21, 2017 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm

November, 21 2017 - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Atwater Library Alzheimer Café includes a presentation by Alzheimer Society volunteer meditation guide Gilberte Fleischmann on “Taking care of yourself: how meditation can help manage caregiver stress.” Refreshments and discussion.

Thurs., Nov. 23, 2017 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm

November, 23 2017 - 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

For the Atwater Library Lunchtime Series, former curator at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Rosalind Pepall, tells of her travels in the footsteps of Montreal artist, Edwin Holgate (1892-1977), to Natashquan on Quebec’s north shore, where in 1930 he painted one of the most admired portaits of modern Canadian art, Ludivine.

WED., Nov. 29, 2017 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm

November, 29 2017 - 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

For the Atwater Library Lunchtime Series and on the eve of St. Andrew’s Day, Don Nerbas, McGill University’s first Chair in Canadian-Scottish Studies, shares his vision for deepening appreciation of the complex historical role of Scots in Canada: “The Scots in Canadian History: A Reconnaissance.”

Thurs., Nov. 30, 2017 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm

November, 30 2017 - 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Mechanics’ Days Vernissage — The Atwater Library and Concordia University co-host a public reception to showcase work by Concordia History and Art Education students whose classes are at the Library this semester, as well as output of participants in the Library’s Seniors Living History Collection project. At the reception, the Quebec Anglophone Heritage Network (QAHN) will launch the Winter 2018 edition of Quebec Heritage News magazine.

Fri., Dec. 1, 2017 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm

December, 01 2017 - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Atwater Library’s Canada 150 Video project conducts the finale showcase event. Some of the 150 short videos made through the project will be screened, with a focus on the work of Concordia University Feminism and Art History students.

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

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

For the Atwater Library Lunchtime Seriesthe Salvation Army Kettle Brass Ensemble plays Christmas favourites.

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

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

The Atwater Library Book Club, led by writer Mary Soderstrom, discusses The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert.

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

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

For the Atwater Library Lunchtime Series, members of The Orpheus Singers, conducted by Peter Schubert, perform a Bach motet and some Christmas carols.

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

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

The Atwater Library Alzheimer Café features holiday music, refreshments and conversation.