Activities this week: Monday, June 24 — Sunday, June 30


The theme

for this summer’s activities is inspired by The Mysteries of Harris Burdick. This summer all the workshops are arranged so that by the end of the summer, you will have participated in the publication of a book which will be added to our teen collection and which will culminate in a book launch party and theatre performance at the Library!

Each workshop will expand on what was learned in the last, but this does not mean that one must participate from the beginning in order to take part. We welcome and encourage all teens to jump in at the point they feel inspired. Those who do participate in all the related workshops will receive a copy of the book we will publish.

As for you budding performers out there, you will be needed to star in the theatre productions we will create based on the stories written in the book, so please come out and shine like the stars you are!

Starting with:
ART WORKSHOP art

Thursday, June 27

10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. – bilingual

Learn the elements of design and create a completed piece of art which will serve as inspiration for the writing workshop, as well as be published in a book by the end of summer. Don’t forget to bring your lunch; we will have a picnic outside (weather permitting).

 

DUNGEONS & DRAGONS TOURNAMENTS

Friday, June 28

2:00 to 5:00 p.m. – bilingual

Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game presents summer tournaments at the Pointe-Claire library.

 

 

VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES

 

ASSISTING CHILDREN’S ACTIVITY ANIMATORS

Call Children’s Info Desk to sign up — 514-630-1218 ext. 1623

Tuesday, June 25

Brain Challenges

1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. — in English, at Central

Help animator with various games as needed.

 

 

Wednesday, June 26

 

My Place in the World

3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. — in English, at Valois

Help animator and children with craft as needed.

 

Bon Voyage Banner

3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. — in French, at Central

Help animator and children with craft as needed.

 

Thursday, June 27

 

Lego® Club:  Mosaïque

10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Bilingual, at Central

Help animator as needed.  Play with children.  Must love Lego!

 

ON-GOING ACTIVITIES

 

THE QUEST: MAD LOVE

Begins Thursday, June 13

Ends Monday, August 12 (last day to hand in tickets)

The Quest for super summer reading is back! For every 100 pages you read this summer you earn a coupon for prize draws! If the book you read involves mad love or you participate in the Blind Date with a Book program, you will receive one additional coupon.

Each week there will be a small prize draw, and at the end of the summer, during the Book Launch and Quest Party, there will be the draw for two $100 gift certificates as well as other fabulous prizes!

 

BLIND DATE WITH A BOOKblind_date

Begins Thursday, June 13

Ends Sunday, August 11

Tired of the same old story always? Take a chance and spice up your love life with a blind date… with a book! A trolley of covered books will be on display in the teen section. Take home a surprise and earn one additional Quest coupon!

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