PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES FOR ADULTS

 

 

Sign up for the Cultural@Connection newsletter to receive a monthly reminder of all activities offered by the Pointe-Claire Public Library, and the Stewart Hall Cultural Centre and Art Gallery.

 

For full details of Library programming, see the Leisure Guide and the Cultural Notes.

 

 

ADULT BLOG

 

Have you checked the Pointe-Claire Blog? It's a great place to hear about upcoming lectures and to find book suggestion, best movies, coolest music and wonderful talking books. 

 

 

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REGISTRATION

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Registration (online and in person) :

 

Residents : starting Tuesday, January 9, at 7 p.m.

 

Non-residents : starting Thursday, January 11, at 7 p.m.

 

 

Exceptions:

 

Book Clubs: Registration in person only.

 

 

 

ONLINE REGISTRATION

 

Participants must have a Multi card number and make sure, before registration, that their phone number matches the phone number in our files. To register, go to ludik.pointe-claire.ca.

 

Internet registration assistance will be available on January 9 and 11, from 6 to 9 p.m., at 514-630-1225. Internet stations will be available at the Library for you to register online.

 

To find out how to get a Multi card number, please call 514-630-1218, ext. 1637. If you don’t have a Multi card number, you must register in person.

 

 

 

COSTS AND REFUNDS

 

If the activity is cancelled, the registration fees will be refunded in full. If a participant cancels, a refund will be granted when there is a major reason for cancellation and the request is made before the activity begins. A $10 administrative fee will be applied.

 

If you have registered for an activity and cannot attend it, please let us know at least 24 hours in advance at 514-630-1218, extension 1623; otherwise, a fee will be applied.

 

 

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SPECIAL EVENTS

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LITERARY BINGO

 

If you like to read and enjoy challenges, you’ll love our Literary Bingo! From now to April 22, 2018, fill in the bingo card available at the Library to be eligible to win one of the prizes to be drawn.

 

Prize draw on Monday, April 23, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. in honour of World Book and Copyright Day.

 

More details at the Library.

 

Central and Valois. Open to all.

 


 

WORLD BOOK AND COPYRIGHT DAY

 

Do you know why a rose is given on April 23 for World Book Day? Come to the Library to get a rose… and find out how it all started!

 

The Literary Bingo prize draw will be held at 4:30 p.m.

 

Free.

 

Monday, April 23, 2018.

Central : starting at 3 p.m.

 

 

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 CRAFTS

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COFFEE AND CRAFT – “SHADES OF RED” DOOR HANGING with Debbie Smith

  

Bring your scissors and an apron to protect your clothing. Materials supplied. A model of the door hanging will be displayed at the Central Library at the beginning of January.

 

Free for Library members. MULTI Card required.

Others: $15.

Registration required.

 

Saturday, January 20, 2018.

Central: 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. – in English.

 

 

 

THIS LAND OF OURS : WATERCOLOUR CANADIAN LANDSCAPES with Deirdre Potash

 

The invention of the camera has given artists the opportunity to experiment. Using the works of the Group of Seven as inspiration, participants will compose their own landscapes using watercolour pencils. Materials supplied.

 

Free for Library members. MULTI Card required.

Others: $15.

Registration required.

 

Tuesday, February 13, 2018.

Central: 1 to 3 p.m. – bilingual.

 


 

KNITTING : MASTERING THE BASICS with Janet Callary and Geneviève Lussier

 

Discover the art of knitting or perfect your technique. Bring your questions and tell us all about ongoing and future projects.

 

Beginners: Bring a pair of 4.5-mm knitting needles; one ball of practice yarn will be provided.

Experienced knitters: Bring your needles and yarn, or your ongoing project.

 

Free for Library members. MULTI Card required.

Others: $10.

Registration required.

 

Mondays, January 15, 22, 29 and February 5, 2018.

Central: 7 to 8:30 p.m. (beginner to expert) – bilingual.

 

 

 

KNITTING : READY TO MAKE A GIFT with Janet Callary and Geneviève Lussier

 

Discover the art of knitting or perfect your technique. Bring your questions and tell us all about ongoing and future projects.

 

Beginners: Bring a pair of 4.5-mm knitting needles; one ball of practice yarn will be provided.

Experienced knitters: Bring your needles and yarn, or your ongoing project.

 

Free for Library members. MULTI Card required.

Others: $10.

Registration required.

 

Mondays, February 12, 19, 26 and March 5, 2018.

Central: 7 to 8:30 p.m. (beginner to expert) – bilingual.

 


 

KNITTING CLUB with Janet Callary and Geneviève Lussier

 

For those who want to take their needles and yarn out of mothballs, or who’d like help with an ongoing project. Bring your work and get motivated. Bring your questions.

 

Free for Library members. MULTI Card required.

Others: $15.

Registration required.

 

Wednesdays, January 24, February 7, 28, March 7, 21, 28, April 4 and 11, 2018.

Valois: 7 to 8:30 p.m. (beginner to expert) – bilingual.

 


 

KNITTING CLUB with Janet Callary and Geneviève Lussier

 

For those who want to take their needles and yarn out of mothballs, or who’d like help with an ongoing project. Bring your work and get motivated. Bring your questions.

 

Free for Library members. MULTI Card required.

Others: $15.

Registration required.

 

Mondays, March 12, 19, 26, April 9, 16, 23, 30 and May 7, 2018 (no class, April 2)

Central: 7 to 8:30 p.m. (beginner to expert) – bilingual.

 

 

 

CROCHETING with Lise Aubry

 

Discover the art of crochet or perfect your technique. Bring your questions and tell us all about ongoing and future projects.

 

Beginners: Bring one 4.5-mm crochet hook; one ball of practice yarn will be provided.

Experienced crocheters: Bring your hook and yarn, or your ongoing project.

 

Free for Library members. MULTI Card required.

Others: $15.

Registration required.

 

Mondays, March 12, 19, 26, April 9, 16 and 23, 2018 (no class: April 2).

Central: 1 to 2:30 p.m. (beginner to expert) – bilingual.

 

 

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READING AND WRITING WORKSHOPS

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CIRCLE OF LIFE WRITERS with Karen Zey

 

This writing workshop is for anyone interested in writing about their lives through memoirs, personal essays or family tales. Participants will exchange written drafts for gentle, supportive feedback from the facilitator and group, with easy guidelines.

 

Free for Library members. MULTI Card required.

Others: $15.

Registration required.

 

Tuesdays, January 23, 30, February 6, 13, 27, March 6, 13, 20, 27 and April 3, 2018 (no class, February 20).

Central: 7 to 9 p.m. (beginner and intermediate) – in English.

 

 

 

SELF-DISCOVERY JOURNALING with Hélène Brunet

 

Journal writing can provide focus and insight. It can release emotions and take stock of relationships. It can clarify goals, enhance intuition and improve self-esteem. Hélène Brunet has 30 years of experience and teaches different journaling techniques.

 

Free for Library members. MULTI Card required.

Others: $15.

Registration required.

 

Tuesdays, March 6, 13, 20, 27, April 3 and 10, 2018.

Central: 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. (beginner and intermediate) – in French.

 

Wednesdays, March 21, 28, April 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2018.

Central: 7 to 9 p.m. (beginner and intermediate) – in English.

 


 

CREATIVE WRITING with Tim Fain

 

Beginners and published authors will feel comfortable in this group of writers that has been thriving for over 15 years. Enjoy the feedback and the growth fostered by the group experience.

 

Free for Library members. MULTI Card required.

Others: $15.

Registration required.

 

Mondays, March 19, 26, April 9, 16, 23, 30, May 7 and 14, 2018 (no class, April 2).

Central: 7 to 9 p.m. (beginner and intermediate) – in English.

 

Thursdays, March 22, 29, April 5, 19, 26, May 3, 10 and 17, 2018 (no class, April 12).

Central: 3 to 5 p.m. (beginner and intermediate) – in English.

 

Wednesdays, March 21, 28, April 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2018.

Valois: 3 to 5 p.m. (beginner and intermediate) – in English.

 

 

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BOOK CLUBS

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Come join a group of avid readers for lively discussions on a wide range of books.

 

Free for Library members. MULTI Card required.

Others: $10.

Registration required.


 

BOOK DISCUSSION CLUB with Olivia Raco

 

Wednesdays, January 10, February 14, March 14, April 11 and May 9, 2018.

Central: 1 to 3 p.m. – in English.

 

 

 

EVENING BOOK CLUB with Grace Lee

 

Thursdays, January 11, February 8, March 8, April 5 and May 10, 2018.

Central: 7 to 9 p.m. – in English.

 


 

CLUB DE LECTURE with Caroline Hogue

 

Wednesdays, January 17, February 21, March 21, April 18 and May 16, 2018.

Central: 1 to 3 p.m. – in French.

 

 

 

STEWART HALL BOOK CLUB with Lise Payette

 

Mondays, January 8, February 12, March 12, April 9 and May 7, 2018.

Stewart Hall: 1 to 3 p.m. – in English.

 


 

Valois Book Club with Lynn Collins

 

Mondays, January 8, February 12, March 12, April 9 and May 14, 2018.

Valois: 7 to 9 p.m. – in English.


 

 

ONLINE BOOK CLUB with Michelle Payette-Daoust

 

Join the Online Book Club and have fun discovering other readers’ favourites, recommended reads, and treasured book lists.

 

Free.

 

pcplblog.wordpress.com (English)

pcplblogue.wordpress.com (French)

 

 

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PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT AND WELLBEING

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MINI-PAL LECTURE SERIES : THE MYTHS OF PALLIATIVE CARE with Rose De Angelis, N, MSc (A), CHPCN (C)

 

The West Island Palliative Care Residence is delighted to launch its lecture series. Taught by a healthcare professional, each lecture provides useful information for anyone who is just interested in learning more, for those who are caregivers of a loved one, or for anyone who wishes to give emotional or practical support to a relative or friend who is a caregiver.

 

Free.

Registration not required.

 

Monday, January 15, 2018.

Central: 1:30 to 3 p.m. - bilingual.

 

 

 

MINI-PAL LECTURE SERIES : WHEN DO WE TALK ABOUT PALLIATIVE CARE? with Rose De Angelis, N, MSc (A), CHPCN (C)

 

The West Island Palliative Care Residence is delighted to launch its lecture series. Taught by a healthcare professional, each lecture provides useful information for anyone who is just interested in learning more, for those who are caregivers of a loved one, or for anyone who wishes to give emotional or practical support to a relative or friend who is a caregiver.

 

Free.

Registration not required.

 

Monday, January 22, 2018.

Central: 1:30 to 3 p.m. - in English.

 


 

MINI-PAL LECTURE SERIES : À QUEL MOMENT DOIT-ON PARLER DES SOINS PALLIATIFS? with Rose De Angelis, N, MSc (A), CHPCN (C)

 

The West Island Palliative Care Residence is delighted to launch its lecture series. Taught by a healthcare professional, each lecture provides useful information for anyone who is just interested in learning more, for those who are caregivers of a loved one, or for anyone who wishes to give emotional or practical support to a relative or friend who is a caregiver.

 

Free.

Registration not required.

 

Monday, January 29, 2018.

Central: 1:30 to 3 p.m. - in French.

 

 

 

CAREER CRUISING with Elaine Randolph

 

Introduction to a comprehensive career database that can help you find a job or investigate options for a career change.

 

Includes: tools for self-assessment, information on different careers, adapted résumé templates, and access to multiple job websites.

 

Free.

Registration required.

 

Thursday, January 25, 2018.

Central: 2 to 4 p.m. – in English.

 

 

 

LINKEDIN with Marie-Andrée Dubreuil-Moisan

 

Learn how to create your profile and manage this professional social network.

 

Free.

Registration required.

 

Thursday, February 1st, 2018.

Central: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. – in English.

 


 

TALES AND TRAVEL with Marie-Pier Foucault and Elaine Randolph

 

People with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia and their caregivers are invited to participate. The sessions encourage participation, conversation, and expression by simulating the act of travelling to a foreign country. In partnership with the Alzheimer’s Society of Montreal.

 

Free.

Registration required.

 

Tuesdays, February 20, 27, March 6, 13 and 20, 2018.

Central: 1 to 3 p.m. – in English.

 


 

TAKE CHARGE OF YOUR LIFE : HOW TO GET WHAT YOU NEED with Ellen B. Gélinas, of William Glasser International

 

Educator and humorist Ellen B. Gélinas helps you understand the choices you make and create positive relationship habits. By becoming aware of the internal motivation for your behaviour, you can gain control of your life.

 

Free for Library members. MULTI Card required.

Others: $10.

Registration required.

 

Wednesdays, May 2 and 9, 2018.

Valois: 1 to 4:30 p.m. – in English.

 

 

 

TAKE CHARGE OF YOUR LIFE: HOW TO GET WHAT YOU NEED : Follow-up meetings with Ellen B. Gélinas, of William Glasser International

 

Educator and humorist Ellen B. Gélinas helps you understand the choices you make and create positive relationship habits. By becoming aware of the internal motivation for your behaviour, you can gain control of your life.

 

Free for Library members. MULTI Card required.

Others: $10.

Registration required.

 

Wednesdays, May 23 and 30, 2018.

Valois: 1 to 4 p.m. – in English.

 

 

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COMPUTERS

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INTRODUCTION TO SAMSUNG GALAXY AND ANDROID TABLETS with Marie-Andrée Dubreuil-Moisan

 

Learn how to connect to a Wi-Fi network, download apps from the Google Play Store, and manage your tablet’s settings. Bring your tablet and cable.

 

Free for Library members. MULTI Card required.

Others: $10.

Registration required.

 

Mondays, January 22 and 29, 2018.

Central: 2 to 4 p.m. (beginner) – in English.

 

Mondays, February 5 and 12, 2018.

Central: 2 to 4 p.m. (beginner) – in French.

 

Mondays, February 19 and 26, 2018.

Central: 2 to 4 p.m. (beginner) – in English.

 


 

iPAD FOR BEGINNERS : TIPS AND TRICKS with Margaret Kastner, Elaine Randolph or Marie-Andrée Dubreuil-Moisan

 

Discover some of your iPad’s features: learn how to connect to a Wi-Fi network, download apps from the App Store, and manage your iPad’s settings. Bring your iPad and cable or reserve one of ours.

 

Free for Library members. MULTI Card required.

Others: $10.

Registration required.

 

Thursdays, January 25 and February 1st, 2018.

Central: 2 to 4 p.m. (beginner) – in English.

 

Fridays, February 9 and 16, 2018.

Central: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (beginner) – in English.

 

Fridays, February 23 and March 2, 2018.

Central : 2 to 4 p.m. (beginner) – in English.

 

Mondays, March 19 and 26, 2018.

Central: 2 to 4 p.m. (beginner) – in French.

 

 

 

CREATE YOUR VIDEO ON A BUDGET with Jason Bolanis

 

Learn the fundamentals of production, editing, and promotion, then create a short online video to share with friends on social media or to enhance your company website.

 

Free for Library members. MULTI Card required.

Others: $10.

Registration required.

 

Tuesdays, March 13 and 20, 2018.

Central: 7 to 9 p.m. – in English.

 


 

CYBER SECURITY with Paul Desormeaux

 

Privacy protection: Learn what you can do to protect your personal information and reduce the risk of identity theft.

 

Spam and malware: An introduction to spam, scams, viruses, Trojans, and other malware. Learn how to protect your computer and your data and how to reduce or eliminate spam from your inbox.

 

Free for Library members. MULTI Card required.

Others: $10

Registration required.

 

Tuesdays, March 27, April 3 and 10, 2018.

Central : 7 to 9 p.m. – in English.

 


 

PINTEREST : BASICS with Marie-Andrée Dubreuil-Moisan 

 

Learn how you can use Pinterest to create a virtual bulletin board to share recipes, craft ideas, images, and other things you love in this introductory class.

 

Free for Library members. MULTI Card required.

Others: $10.

Registration required.

 

Mondays, April 9 and 16, 2018.

Central : 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. – in English.

 

 

 

BOOK A LIBRARIAN 

 

Do you need one-on-one help with email, Internet, your eReader or your tablet, or with Word, Windows, or the Library catalogue? Are you struggling to use one of our fabulous new databases?

We will assign a person with the right expertise to help you.

 

Free.

 

Call the Central Library at 514-630-1218, ext. 1630.

 

 

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FINANCIAL LITERACY

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THEY SAY A MARKET BUBBLE IS COMING : ARE YOU READY? with Jean Marier

 

An economic bubble happens when assets are trading at prices that are highly overvalued.  We have been in a Bear market for 8½ years. Is the market ripe for re-adjustment? Jean Marier, investment advisor and college instructor of the course Investment Principles, will explain the dangers and recommend ways to protect yourself.

 

Free.

Registration not required.

 

Tuesday, February 20, 2018.

Central: 7 to 8:30 p.m. - in English with a bilingual question period.

 

 

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DISCOVERY WORKSHOPS

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HOW TO USE THE INTERNET TO FIND YOUR ANCESTORS with Gary Schroder

 

Genealogy is the world’s fastest growing pastime. International lecturer Gary Schroder is president of the Quebec Family History Society and has extensive knowledge of North American and European genealogical sources.

 

Free for Library members. MULTI Card required.

Others: $10.

Registration required.

 

Wednesdays, March 7 and 14, 2018

Central: 6 to 9 p.m. (beginner and intermediate) – in English.

 

 

 

SUSHI with Nevine Elchibini

 

Take a culinary challenge! Learn how to roll sushi and enjoy your delightful creations.

 

Free for Library members. MULTI Card required.

Others: $10.

Registration required.

 

Thursday, March 22, 2018.

Central: 1:30 to 3 p.m. – in English.

 

 

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MOVIES

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AFTERNOON FILMS

 

Enjoy our selection of great foreign films, NFB documentaries, and inspirational crowd pleasers. Ask at the Central Library circulation desk for more details.

 

Free.

Registration not required.

 

Mondays, February 19 and March 5, 2018.

Central: 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. (for all) – in English.

 

Tuesdays, January 16, 23, February 6, March 27, April 3, 17, May 8, 15, 2018.

Central: 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. (for all) – in English.

 

Thursdays, January 11, 18, February 8, 22, March 8, 15, May 24, 2018.

Central: 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. (for all) – in French.

 

Fridays, April 6, 20, May 11, 2018.

Central: 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. (for all) – in French.

 


 

EVENING FILMS

 

Enjoy our selection of great foreign films, NFB documentaries, and inspirational crowd pleasers. Ask at the Central Library circulation desk for more détails.

 

Free.

Registration not required.

 

Wednesdays, February 28, April 25, 2018.

Central: 7 to 9 p.m. – English.

 

Thursday, March 22, 2018.

Central: 7 to 9 p.m. – in French.

 

 

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TALKS, LECTURES, AND AUTHOR EVENTS

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YOGA ‒ PRÉVENTION DES CHUTES

 

Preventing falls as we age becomes very important to ensure continued independence and autonomy. Learn what factors influence stability and which exercises and advice can improve your chances of avoiding a life-altering fall.

 

Wednesday, January 24, 2018.

Central : 7 to 8:30 p.m. – in French.

 

 

 

WOMEN AND HEART DISEASE

 

The MUHC Women’s Healthy Heart Initiative (WHHI) focuses on women’s risk of heart disease, the cause of death of one in four women. This conference will discuss modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors, how to diagnose and manage these risk factors with an emphasis on a healthier lifestyle, and heart attack and stroke symptoms in women.

 

Wednesday, January 31, 2018.

Central: 7 to 8:30 p.m. – in English.

 

 

 

BALANCE AFTER BABIES with Carina Groombridge

 

Do you feel like life is racing by and you just can’t seem to keep up? No matter how hard you try, do you still feel overwhelmed? You are not alone! Let life coach Carina Groombridge teach you key strategies to bring back balance (and sanity) into your life after having kids. Children are welcome.

 

Monday, February 5, 2018.

Central: 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. – in English.

 

 

 

MOVIE : LES MAUVAISES HERBES 

 

In Les mauvaises herbes, his best film since Gaz Bar Blues, director Louis Bélanger creates a delicate balance between comedy and drama. His narrative, filled with unusual ramifications, makes us suspend our disbelief. Followed by a discussion led by Francine Moreau. In partnership with the Conseil des Arts de Montréal (CAM) and Québec cinema.

 

Wednesday, February 7, 2018.

Central : 7 to 8:30 p.m. – in French.

 

 

 

WINTER COOKING

 

Susan Semenak is a Montreal journalist, cookbook author and artist. She offers up a buffet of suggestions for brightening up winter dishes and serves a few samples.

 

Wednesday, February 21, 2018.

Central: 7 to 8:30 p.m. – in English.

 


 

WHAT IS KOMBUCHA?

 

What is kombucha and what are its benefits? Learn about the fermentation process, ingredients, and micro-organisms in kombucha, and see how this drink is prepared. You could win a kombucha starter kit!

 

Passes required:

Available beginning Wednesday, February 21 for Library members (MULTI Card required), and Friday, February 23, for non-members.

 

Wednesday, March 7, 2018.

Central: 7 to 8:30 p.m. – in English.

 

 

 

45 YEARS AS A DJ – THE LEGENDARY ROBERT “TOOTALL” WAGENAAR

 

One of the biggest supporters of local musical talent, and soon to be inducted into the Canadian Music and Broadcasting Hall of Fame, Tootall will talk about his years working as a radio announcer at CHOM FM and the many changes he has witnessed over the years.

 

Passes required:

Available beginning Wednesday, February 28 for Libray members (MULTI Card required), and Friday, March 2 for non-members.

 

Wednesday, March 14, 2018.

Central: 7 to 9 p.m. – in English.

 


 

WILD ANTARCTICA AND THE FALKLAND ISLANDS

 

View tubular icebergs, naughty penguin colonies, and frigid Elephant Island where Ernest Shakelton was marooned for several months. Experience this remote corner of the world through Frederic Hore’s exceptional photography of exotic birds and fauna and fascinating tales of people and places.

 

Wednesday, March 21, 2018.

Central: 7 to 8:30 p.m. – in English.

 


 

SCALING THE HEIGHTS : MOUNT KILIMANJARO AND MOUNT FUJI

 

Khrystal Milot, certified personal trainer, nutrition specialist and Bikini Pro, will share her adventures climbing to the peaks of Mount Kilimanjaro  and Mount Fuji in 2017.

 

Wednesday, April 4, 2018.

Central: 7 to 8:30 p.m. – in English.

 


 

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, SOCIAL MEDIA AND PRIVACY

 

McGill University is a recognized international centre for development in Artificial Intelligence. What exactly is AI and how does it impact our lives? Edward Newell, PhD student and founder of Aventa Media, will discuss the urgent need to explain AI and privacy implications.

 

Wednesday, April 11, 2018.

Central: 7 to 8:30 p.m. – in English.

 


 

MES 25 ANS D’EXPÉRIENCE AUX USA ET PUIS, TRUMP A ÉTÉ ÉLU

 

Richard Hétu is a journalist for La Presse based in New York City since 1994 and has covered every presidential election since 1996. In his most recent book, he describes his experiences over the last 25 years writing about our American neighbours with a Québecois point of view.

 

Wednesday, April 18, 2018.

Central: 7 to 8:30 p.m. – in French.

 

 

 

BIODIVERSITY OF THE ST. LAWRENCE VALLEY

 

What is “biodiversity” and what does it mean? What are the connections between different groups of animals? Why should we try to conserve and protect biological diversity? Discover the bonds that link Quebec’s fauna and meet the animals that reflect the diversity of our wildlife. Live animals will be present.

 

Passes required: Available beginning Wednesday, April 4 for Library members (MULTI Card required), and Friday, April 6 for non-members.

 

Thursday, April 19, 2018.

Central: 7 to 8 p.m. – In English.

Central: 8 to 9 p.m. – In French.



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