Upcoming Activities: Monday, August 7 to Sunday, August 13, 2017

stagemakeupSTAGE MAKE-UP WORKSHOP with Radha-Prema McAllister

To add to theatre performance without costumes, teens learn extreme make-up techniques using design templates.

Registration required.

Thursday, August 10, 2017.

Central : 2 to 3:30 p.m. (ages 12 to 17) – bilingual.

 

smiley_readingUNOFFICIAL READ-A-THON

Join us in the Teen Space for this drop-in reading marathon. Sign in to earn extra coupons for the book(s) you read that day.

Sign-in with Radha-Prema McAllister at the Children’s Info desk.

Friday, August 11, 2017.

Central : Any time between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. (ages 12 to 17) – bilingual.

Upcoming activities: Monday, July 31 to Sunday, August 6, 2017

theatreSCRIPTWRITING & ACTING WORKSHOP with Julia Ainsworth

Learn to transform a story into a script and create a short theatre performance. It will be performed at the Book Launch Party. (There will be a dress rehearsal the day before the event).

Don’t forget your lunch; we will have a picnic outside (weather permitting).

Registration required. Free for Library members.

Thursday, August 3, 2017.

Central : 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ages 12 to 17) – bilingual.

 

codingINTRODUCTION TO CODING with Mark Sibthorpe and Leo Collard

An opportunity to learn the basics of coding with a pro developer. Bring your laptop.

Registration required. Free for Library members.

Friday, August 4, 2017.

Central : 2 to 4 p.m. (ages 12 to 17) – bilingual.

Upcoming activities: Monday, July 24 to Sunday, July 30, 2017

smiley_readingREAD-A-THON

Join us in the Teen Space for this drop-in reading marathon. Sign in to earn extra coupons for the book(s) you read that day. Snacks will be provided.

 Sign-in with Radha-Prema McAllister at the Children’s Info desk.

 Monday, July 24, 2017.

Central : Any time between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. (ages 12 to 17) – bilingual.

 

BOOKBINDING WORKSHOP with Yvan Tétreaultbookbinding

Learn how to bind a copy of the book we are in the process of publishing.

 Don’t forget your lunch; we will have a picnic outside (weather permitting).

 Thursday, July 27, 2017.

Central : 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ages 12 to 17) – bilingual.

Upcoming activities: Monday, July 17 to Sunday, July 23, 2017

IMG_6218PUBLISH A BOOK WORKSHOP SERIES!

 

Teens learn the process of creating a book from start to finish. Participants who attend all workshops will receive a copy of the book, which will also be available for loan in the teen section.

 Individual registration required for each workshop.

 

WORKSHOP 3: BOOK DESIGN & LAYOUT WORKSHOP with Yvan Tétreault

 

Create the layout for the book we will publish.

 Thursday, July 20, 2017.

Central : 2 to 5 p.m. (ages 12 to 17) – bilingual.

 

THE MAZE RUNNER THEMED BREAKOUT with Sandra Bebbington

the-maze-runnerTeens help Thomas find clues and solve puzzles and riddles to break out of the Maze.

Registration required.

Friday, July 21, 2017.

Central : 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (ages 12 to 17) – bilingual.

Upcoming Activities: Monday, July 10 to Sunday, July 16, 2017

IMG_6218PUBLISH A BOOK WORKSHOP SERIES!

Teens learn the process of creating a book from start to finish. Participants who attend all workshops will receive a copy of the book, which will also be available for loan in the teen section.

 

 

 

writingWORKSHOP 2: WRITING with Alexa Nazzaro

Do you want to be a published author? Discover how to plan and write a short story using a character created in the art workshop. Participants are encouraged to bring a laptop.

 Don’t forget your lunch; we will have a picnic outside (weather permitting).

Thursday, July 13, 2017.

Central : 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ages 12 to 17) – bilingual.

 

DESIGNING AND CRAFTING THE NEW MURAL IN THE CHILDREN’S SECTION

muralBring your lunch for a full day of creative volunteering.

Volunteer form (scroll down and click the link “Volunteer opportunities for teens”).

Free for Library members.

Friday, July 14, 2017.

Central : 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (ages 12 to 17) – bilingual.

Activities this week: Monday, July 3 to Sunday, July 9, 2017

Game of Life 002GIANT GAME OF LIFE with Robin Richard Shaw

Did you know that the Game of Life was first created in 1860? Participants play this version adapted for Pointe-Claire teens.

Registration required.

Free for Library members.

 Monday, July 3, 2017.

Central : 6 to 8 p.m. (ages 12 to 17) – bilingual.

 

IMG_6218PUBLISH A BOOK WORKSHOP SERIES!

Teens learn the process of creating a book from start to finish. Participants who attend all workshops will receive a copy of the book, which will also be available for loan in the teen section.

Individual registration required for each workshop.

Free for Library members.

 

  1. drawingART WORKSHOP : CHARACTER CREATION with Michel Grant

Create a cartoon or manga character that will serve as inspiration for the writing workshop.

Thursday, July 6, 2017.

Central : 2 to 5 p.m. (ages 12 to 17) – in French.

blinddateTEEN SUMMER READING CHALLENGES

This summer, teens are encouraged to challenge themselves to read more. A number of activities and challenges are offered; register now and start accumulating pages! Whenever you submit a book review (online or in person), you will earn coupons for the draws at the Book Launch Party (one coupon per one hundred pages read). Once you have registered, you can pick up an information kit at the Children Info Desk.

Books read for the following challenges can also count toward the Library’s Literary Bingo.