Lunchtime Series

The Atwater Library Lunchtime Series features once-a-week presentations by leading writers, musicians, intellectuals, scientists, and many more people sharing their knowledge and experience with the Atwater Library community. Lunchtime Series events usually take place on Thursdays (but sometimes are on other days), from 12:30 to 1:30 pm. Admission is free though we do appreciate donations! Everyone is welcome and we serve coffee and biscuits.

Upcoming ONLINE Events

Thursday, January 21, 2021 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm
Glory of the Silk Road: Traveller and photographer Muslim Harji gives a presentation on the Silk Road with stories of people he met, accounts of visits to exotic bazaars and archaeological sites, and commentary on the history stretching back to Genghis Khan and Marco Polo. Take an exotic virtual trip and have your imagination tantalized with gorgeous images.
REGISTER and get the Zoom link: ralph@atwaterlibrary.ca.

Thursday, January 28, 2021 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm
Montreal author Mary Soderstrom gives a talk with a video on her latest book, Concrete: From Ancient Origins to a Problematic Future.
REGISTER and get the Zoom link: ralph@atwaterlibrary.ca.

Thursday, March 4, 2021 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm
Gwendolyn Owens, Director of McGill University’s Visual Arts Collection, tells a fascinating story, “A celebration and a ruckus: The 1931 inauguration of Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney’s fountain on the McGill University campus.
REGISTER and get the Zoom link: ralph@atwaterlibrary.ca.

Thursday, April 29, 2021 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm
Montreal writer and publisher Linda Leith discusses her new memoir, The Girl from Dream City: A Literary Life.
REGISTER and get the Zoom link: ralph@atwaterlibrary.ca.

Past Events

Please click here to view the events list for January-December 2020.
Please click here to view the events list for September-December 2019.
Please click here to view the events list for January-June 2019.
Please click here to view the events list for September-December 2018.
Please click here to view the events list for January-June 2018.
Please click here to view the events list for August-December 2017.
Please click here to view the events list for January-June 2017.
Please click here to view the events list for September-December 2016.
Please click here to view the events list for January-June 2016.
Please click here to view the events list for September-December 2015.
Please click here to view the events list for January-June 2015.
Please click here to view the events list for September-December 2014.
Please click here to view the events list for January-June 2014.
Please click here to view the events list for September-December 2013.
Please click here to view the events list for January-June 2013.
Please click here to view the events list for September-December 2012.
Please click here to view the events list for January-June 2012.
Please click here to view the events list for September-December 2011.
Please click here to view the events list for January-June 2011.
Please click here to view the events list for September-December 2010.
Please click here to view the events list for January-June 2010.
Please click here to view the events list for September-December 2009.
Please click here to view the events list for January-June 2009.