Atwater Library features Books Roadshow, poetry readings

Wed. Sept 14, 4-7pm: Antiquarian booksellers Wilfrid de Freitas and Susan Ravdin are conducting a Books Roadshow in support of the Atwater Library. They will be in the Library reading room to give an expert opinion on the value of books. First come, first served. $3 per book for Atwater Library members and $4  for non-members.

Thurs. Sept 15, 12:30pm: For the Atwater Library Lunchtime Series, Barbara Lewis performs her new concert, MY CANADA: Singing the Soul of a Country, a tribute to Canada’s 150th birthday in 2017. The show features Canadian songs from Joni Mitchell, Claude Dubois, Stompin’ Tom Connors, Leonard Cohen and others. Sing-alongs too. Donation requested.

Tues. Sept 20, 1- 3pm: Atwater Library Alzheimer Café features a talk by Dr. Brigitte Gilbert, neuropsychologist at Institut Universitaire de Gériatrie de Montréal, on highlighting cognitive abilities despite Alzheimer’s disease. Co-hosted with the Alzheimer Society of Montreal, sessions are held on the third Tuesday of the month with refreshments. Donation requested.

Thurs. Sept. 22, 12:30pm: Atwater Library Lunchtime Series: Nancy Dunton gives on illustrated talk on Montreal architecture, drawing from the book she co-authored with Helen Malkin, Guidebook to Canadian Architecture in Montreal. Donation requested.

Thurs. Sept. 22, 7pm: The Atwater Poetry Project presents readings by Steven Ross Smith and Tanya Evanson, curated by Deanna Radford. Donation requested.

Thurs. Sept. 29, 12:30pm: For the Atwater Library Lunchtime Series, award-winning author and historian Ross King gives an illustrated presentation of his new book Mad Enchantment: Claude Monet and the Painting of Water Lilies. Donation requested.

Thurs. Sept 29, 7pm: Atwater Poetry Project presents readings by Richard Kelly Kemick and Katherine Leyton. Presented in collaboration with the University of New Brunswick’s annual Poetry Weekend.  Donation requested.

Atwater Library, 1200 Atwater Ave. at Ste-Catherine (Atwater Metro).


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