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LEISURE AND CULTURE

Courses and Activities - Library


“Wired and Retired” – Intermediate iPad Course

Tuesdays, from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., October 2 to December 4
At the Dorval Library

This free course is for Dorval retirees and First Citizens. iPads will be provided, for in-class use, to students who don’t have their own.


Baby Rhymes

FULL

Fridays, September 28 to December 7, from 10:15 a.m. to 11 a.m.
At the Dorval Library

A session of rhymes and songs followed by a “free play” period with refreshments and conversations for the grown-ups!


Bird Adaptations

Saturday, April 27, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Discover why birds have different beaks, feet, and wings.


Book Chat Café – Historical Fiction

Saturday, March 23, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Join fellow book lovers and our librarians to discuss favourite titles and authors.


Book Chat Café – Mystery Edition

Saturday, November 24, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Join fellow book lovers and our librarians to discuss our favourite “whodunits” and mystery authors.


Book Clubs

At the Dorval Library

Join in on one of the book clubs’ monthly get-togethers to “talk books” with fellow readers.


Craft Packs

At the Dorval Library

Children can enjoy completing a simple craft as part of their library visit.


Discovery Series : Au pays de Jan Hus, la République tchèque (in French)

FULL

Wednesday, December 5, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Discover the hidden gems of the Czech Republic, with its gorgeous scenery, rich culture, and the wonders of its capital, Prague.


Discovery Series : Nineteenth Century Paris Today

Wednesday, May 1, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Art historian Ersy Contogouris takes us on a trip through time to visit iconic sites in the City of Lights.


Discovery Series : Old Colonial Havana

Wednesday, April 3, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Ashod Alemian is our guide to this fascinating colonial city with its rich and colourful architecture.


Discovery Series : Stunning Chile: Jewel of the Andes

Wednesday, March 6, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Explore with Voyager Fred the majestic vistas of Patagonia, the Atacama Desert, the vibrant cities of Valparaiso, Santiago, and more.


Discovery Series : The 5 Muzzles of Mongolia

FULL

Wednesday, November 21, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Photographer Bonnie Folkins takes us to the other side of the world on a great adventure into the wilds of Central Asia.


Discovery Series : Trekking in Europe

Wednesday, February 6, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Join Maria Korab-Laskowska for a journey across gentle hills in England, rocky peaks in Poland and Slovakia, and majestic mountain landscapes in Italy.


Discovery Series: Maritimes à vélo (in French)

Wednesday, February 20, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Discover the Maritimes by bike with Sylvie Cousineau as she explores the scenic routes of the St. John River Valley and the Acadian coast.


Discovery Series: Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur (in French)

Wednesday, May 15, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Yannick Gervais shares his sporting adventures and fond travel memories, and will amaze you with the beautiful natural sites of this charming region.


Discovery Series: San Francisco, ville victorienne (in French)

Wednesday, March 20, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Follow Pierre Gagnon to fabulous “Frisco” – a city for lovers of Blues, great seafood, beautiful Victorian architecture, and more!


Discovery Series: Un safari animalier en Afrique (in French)

Wednesday, April 17, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Ariane Arpin-Delorme will take you on a safari experience, which includes destinations such as South Africa, Kenya, and Botswana.


Felting Workshop

Saturday, April 13, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Discover the traditional art of felting, using wool fibres to make a 3D Easter egg.


Financial Literacy Month Workshop: Financial Manias and Bubbles

Thursday, November 22, from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Journey through famous economic bubbles and financial manias of the past to learn about warning signs that are helpful in identifying present and future bubbles.


March Break: 3D Dragon Beading Craft

Friday, March 8, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Create a magnificent dragon and take your beading skills to a whole new level with this elaborate 3D beaded project.


March Break: Bracelets with Mystical Charms

Monday, March 4, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Make friendship bracelets decorated with your choice of amulets and charms.


March Break: Dungeon Crawl – The Quest Continues!

Wednesday, March 6, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Players will send their explorers into the maze for new adventures, as they compete for treasure and face monsters in this epic March Break edition of the Crawl.


March Break: Fairy and Elf Houses

Thursday, March 7, from 10:30 a.m. to noon.
At the Dorval Library

Use recycled materials to create a whimsical little house, fit for any elf or fairy.


March Break: In the World of Harry Potter

Tuesday, March 5, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Use your magical imagination, as apprentice wizards, to create potions and craft a beautiful magic wand.


March Break: Mythical Beasts Embossing Craft

Wednesday, March 6, from 10:30 a.m. to noon.
At the Dorval Library

Experiment with metal embossing techniques to create a stunning artwork featuring a dragon, griffin, or any other mythical beast you can imagine!


NFB Club Encore Presentation: Labrecque, une caméra pour la mémoire (in French, 95 minutes)

Thursday, December 27, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Director Michel La Veaux pays tribute to renowned Quebec cinematographer and director Jean-Claude Labrecque.


NFB Club Encore Presentation: Theatre of Life (95 minutes)

Friday, December 28, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

This film offers a powerful message of social justice while raising awareness about the enormous environmental impact of food waste.


NFB Club: Anne Hébert, 1916 - 2000 (in French, 60 minutes)

Friday, April 12, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Jacques Godbout helps us discover Anne Hébert, a famous Quebec poet and novelist through the people and places that inspired her.


NFB Club: As the Crow Flies (83 minutes)

Friday, March 15, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

A group of Royal Canadian Air Cadets are followed throughout their elite flight-training camp as they study for their pilot’s license.


NFB Club: Birth of a Family (80 minutes)

Friday, January 18, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Indigenous siblings meet together for the first time in this deeply moving documentary.


NFB Club: Gun Runners (90 minutes)

Friday, May 17, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Julius and Robert have traded in their rifles for sneakers, in hopes of making it big as professional marathon runners.


NFB Club: Le mystère Macpherson (in French, 80 minutes)

Friday, February 15, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

This film tells of the unlikely friendship between the great Félix Leclerc and the intriguing Frank Randolph Macpherson, a Jamaican chemical engineer.


Preparing Your Yard for Birds

Saturday, April 27, from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Le Nichoir will present tips for attracting wild birds to your garden.


Reading Buddies

As of July 3
At the Dorval Library

Little Buddies are matched with enthusiastic teen volunteer Big Buddies to get together at the Library and participate in one-on-one reading activities.


Song Writing Workshop

Sunday, April 7, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Learn about the song writing process and collaborate on a group song.


Story Time Club

Saturdays, September 29 to December 8, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
At the Dorval Library

Stories, songs, and crafts!


Super (Slimy!) Snowman

FULL

Saturday, December 8, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Use a little science and a lot of creativity to make a unique, wintery snowman from “slime”!


Technology Workshop: Digital Collections

Wednesday, January 16, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (in English)
At the Dorval Library

Learn how to access a vast collection of movies, television series, music, and e-books on your mobile devices.


Technology Workshop: Introduction to Mobile Photography

Wednesday, May 8, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (in English)
At the Dorval Library

Discover how to capture, transfer, edit, and organize images, as well as produce artistic effects using your device.


Technology Workshop: Introduction to Pinterest

Wednesday, April 10, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (in English)
At the Dorval Library

Learn how to find images, organize your ideas, and share inspiration on this virtual pinboard!


Technology Workshop: Office Apps and Software (NEW!)

Wednesday, February 13, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (in English)
At the Dorval Library

Discover free or low cost options to Microsoft Office.


Technology Workshop: Online Communications (NEW!)

Wednesday, March 13, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (in English)
At the Dorval Library

Take a look at popular communication options including Skype, FaceTime, texting/messaging, emailing, and Instagram.


Writers’ Weekend

May 4 and 5,
At the Dorval Library

Enjoy a mini writers’ retreat to explore self-expression and free your creative mind through the magic of words!


Young Explorer Series: Balloon Buggy

Sunday, February 17, from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Learn about Newton’s science of motion as you have fun creating a balloon-propelled vehicle!


Young Explorer Series: Domino Effect

Sunday, May 19, from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Assemble a machine with paths for balls, using simple but ingenious systems that work together to produce an amazing domino effect.


Young Explorer Series: Life of Butterflies

Sunday, April 14, from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Discover the world of butterflies, these beautiful and delicate creatures that have to endure some difficult conditions in order to survive.


Young Explorer Series: Polymer Workshop

Sunday, March 17, from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Learn about how polymers occur naturally, when the first synthetic versions were invented, and how they are used in some common objects.


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LEISURE AND CULTURE

Courses and Activities - Library


“Wired and Retired” – Intermediate iPad Course

Tuesdays, from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., October 2 to December 4
At the Dorval Library

This free course is for Dorval retirees and First Citizens. iPads will be provided, for in-class use, to students who don’t have their own.


Baby Rhymes

FULL

Fridays, September 28 to December 7, from 10:15 a.m. to 11 a.m.
At the Dorval Library

A session of rhymes and songs followed by a “free play” period with refreshments and conversations for the grown-ups!


Bird Adaptations

Saturday, April 27, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Discover why birds have different beaks, feet, and wings.


Book Chat Café – Historical Fiction

Saturday, March 23, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Join fellow book lovers and our librarians to discuss favourite titles and authors.


Book Chat Café – Mystery Edition

Saturday, November 24, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Join fellow book lovers and our librarians to discuss our favourite “whodunits” and mystery authors.


Book Clubs

At the Dorval Library

Join in on one of the book clubs’ monthly get-togethers to “talk books” with fellow readers.


Craft Packs

At the Dorval Library

Children can enjoy completing a simple craft as part of their library visit.


Discovery Series : Au pays de Jan Hus, la République tchèque (in French)

FULL

Wednesday, December 5, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Discover the hidden gems of the Czech Republic, with its gorgeous scenery, rich culture, and the wonders of its capital, Prague.


Discovery Series : Nineteenth Century Paris Today

Wednesday, May 1, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Art historian Ersy Contogouris takes us on a trip through time to visit iconic sites in the City of Lights.


Discovery Series : Old Colonial Havana

Wednesday, April 3, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Ashod Alemian is our guide to this fascinating colonial city with its rich and colourful architecture.


Discovery Series : Stunning Chile: Jewel of the Andes

Wednesday, March 6, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Explore with Voyager Fred the majestic vistas of Patagonia, the Atacama Desert, the vibrant cities of Valparaiso, Santiago, and more.


Discovery Series : The 5 Muzzles of Mongolia

FULL

Wednesday, November 21, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Photographer Bonnie Folkins takes us to the other side of the world on a great adventure into the wilds of Central Asia.


Discovery Series : Trekking in Europe

Wednesday, February 6, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Join Maria Korab-Laskowska for a journey across gentle hills in England, rocky peaks in Poland and Slovakia, and majestic mountain landscapes in Italy.


Discovery Series: Maritimes à vélo (in French)

Wednesday, February 20, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Discover the Maritimes by bike with Sylvie Cousineau as she explores the scenic routes of the St. John River Valley and the Acadian coast.


Discovery Series: Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur (in French)

Wednesday, May 15, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Yannick Gervais shares his sporting adventures and fond travel memories, and will amaze you with the beautiful natural sites of this charming region.


Discovery Series: San Francisco, ville victorienne (in French)

Wednesday, March 20, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Follow Pierre Gagnon to fabulous “Frisco” – a city for lovers of Blues, great seafood, beautiful Victorian architecture, and more!


Discovery Series: Un safari animalier en Afrique (in French)

Wednesday, April 17, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Ariane Arpin-Delorme will take you on a safari experience, which includes destinations such as South Africa, Kenya, and Botswana.


Felting Workshop

Saturday, April 13, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Discover the traditional art of felting, using wool fibres to make a 3D Easter egg.


Financial Literacy Month Workshop: Financial Manias and Bubbles

Thursday, November 22, from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Journey through famous economic bubbles and financial manias of the past to learn about warning signs that are helpful in identifying present and future bubbles.


March Break: 3D Dragon Beading Craft

Friday, March 8, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Create a magnificent dragon and take your beading skills to a whole new level with this elaborate 3D beaded project.


March Break: Bracelets with Mystical Charms

Monday, March 4, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Make friendship bracelets decorated with your choice of amulets and charms.


March Break: Dungeon Crawl – The Quest Continues!

Wednesday, March 6, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Players will send their explorers into the maze for new adventures, as they compete for treasure and face monsters in this epic March Break edition of the Crawl.


March Break: Fairy and Elf Houses

Thursday, March 7, from 10:30 a.m. to noon.
At the Dorval Library

Use recycled materials to create a whimsical little house, fit for any elf or fairy.


March Break: In the World of Harry Potter

Tuesday, March 5, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Use your magical imagination, as apprentice wizards, to create potions and craft a beautiful magic wand.


March Break: Mythical Beasts Embossing Craft

Wednesday, March 6, from 10:30 a.m. to noon.
At the Dorval Library

Experiment with metal embossing techniques to create a stunning artwork featuring a dragon, griffin, or any other mythical beast you can imagine!


NFB Club Encore Presentation: Labrecque, une caméra pour la mémoire (in French, 95 minutes)

Thursday, December 27, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Director Michel La Veaux pays tribute to renowned Quebec cinematographer and director Jean-Claude Labrecque.


NFB Club Encore Presentation: Theatre of Life (95 minutes)

Friday, December 28, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

This film offers a powerful message of social justice while raising awareness about the enormous environmental impact of food waste.


NFB Club: Anne Hébert, 1916 - 2000 (in French, 60 minutes)

Friday, April 12, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Jacques Godbout helps us discover Anne Hébert, a famous Quebec poet and novelist through the people and places that inspired her.


NFB Club: As the Crow Flies (83 minutes)

Friday, March 15, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

A group of Royal Canadian Air Cadets are followed throughout their elite flight-training camp as they study for their pilot’s license.


NFB Club: Birth of a Family (80 minutes)

Friday, January 18, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Indigenous siblings meet together for the first time in this deeply moving documentary.


NFB Club: Gun Runners (90 minutes)

Friday, May 17, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Julius and Robert have traded in their rifles for sneakers, in hopes of making it big as professional marathon runners.


NFB Club: Le mystère Macpherson (in French, 80 minutes)

Friday, February 15, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

This film tells of the unlikely friendship between the great Félix Leclerc and the intriguing Frank Randolph Macpherson, a Jamaican chemical engineer.


Preparing Your Yard for Birds

Saturday, April 27, from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Le Nichoir will present tips for attracting wild birds to your garden.


Reading Buddies

As of July 3
At the Dorval Library

Little Buddies are matched with enthusiastic teen volunteer Big Buddies to get together at the Library and participate in one-on-one reading activities.


Song Writing Workshop

Sunday, April 7, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Learn about the song writing process and collaborate on a group song.


Story Time Club

Saturdays, September 29 to December 8, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
At the Dorval Library

Stories, songs, and crafts!


Super (Slimy!) Snowman

FULL

Saturday, December 8, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Use a little science and a lot of creativity to make a unique, wintery snowman from “slime”!


Technology Workshop: Digital Collections

Wednesday, January 16, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (in English)
At the Dorval Library

Learn how to access a vast collection of movies, television series, music, and e-books on your mobile devices.


Technology Workshop: Introduction to Mobile Photography

Wednesday, May 8, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (in English)
At the Dorval Library

Discover how to capture, transfer, edit, and organize images, as well as produce artistic effects using your device.


Technology Workshop: Introduction to Pinterest

Wednesday, April 10, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (in English)
At the Dorval Library

Learn how to find images, organize your ideas, and share inspiration on this virtual pinboard!


Technology Workshop: Office Apps and Software (NEW!)

Wednesday, February 13, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (in English)
At the Dorval Library

Discover free or low cost options to Microsoft Office.


Technology Workshop: Online Communications (NEW!)

Wednesday, March 13, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (in English)
At the Dorval Library

Take a look at popular communication options including Skype, FaceTime, texting/messaging, emailing, and Instagram.


Writers’ Weekend

May 4 and 5,
At the Dorval Library

Enjoy a mini writers’ retreat to explore self-expression and free your creative mind through the magic of words!


Young Explorer Series: Balloon Buggy

Sunday, February 17, from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Learn about Newton’s science of motion as you have fun creating a balloon-propelled vehicle!


Young Explorer Series: Domino Effect

Sunday, May 19, from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Assemble a machine with paths for balls, using simple but ingenious systems that work together to produce an amazing domino effect.


Young Explorer Series: Life of Butterflies

Sunday, April 14, from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Discover the world of butterflies, these beautiful and delicate creatures that have to endure some difficult conditions in order to survive.


Young Explorer Series: Polymer Workshop

Sunday, March 17, from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Learn about how polymers occur naturally, when the first synthetic versions were invented, and how they are used in some common objects.


SEARCH FOR COURSES AND ACTIVITIES




Registration for Courses and Activities
Registration for Courses and Activities

Courses and Activities - Library


“Wired and Retired” – Intermediate iPad Course

Tuesdays, from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., October 2 to December 4
At the Dorval Library

This free course is for Dorval retirees and First Citizens. iPads will be provided, for in-class use, to students who don’t have their own.


Baby Rhymes

FULL

Fridays, September 28 to December 7, from 10:15 a.m. to 11 a.m.
At the Dorval Library

A session of rhymes and songs followed by a “free play” period with refreshments and conversations for the grown-ups!


Bird Adaptations

Saturday, April 27, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Discover why birds have different beaks, feet, and wings.


Book Chat Café – Historical Fiction

Saturday, March 23, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Join fellow book lovers and our librarians to discuss favourite titles and authors.


Book Chat Café – Mystery Edition

Saturday, November 24, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Join fellow book lovers and our librarians to discuss our favourite “whodunits” and mystery authors.


Book Clubs

At the Dorval Library

Join in on one of the book clubs’ monthly get-togethers to “talk books” with fellow readers.


Craft Packs

At the Dorval Library

Children can enjoy completing a simple craft as part of their library visit.


Discovery Series : Au pays de Jan Hus, la République tchèque (in French)

FULL

Wednesday, December 5, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Discover the hidden gems of the Czech Republic, with its gorgeous scenery, rich culture, and the wonders of its capital, Prague.


Discovery Series : Nineteenth Century Paris Today

Wednesday, May 1, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Art historian Ersy Contogouris takes us on a trip through time to visit iconic sites in the City of Lights.


Discovery Series : Old Colonial Havana

Wednesday, April 3, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Ashod Alemian is our guide to this fascinating colonial city with its rich and colourful architecture.


Discovery Series : Stunning Chile: Jewel of the Andes

Wednesday, March 6, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Explore with Voyager Fred the majestic vistas of Patagonia, the Atacama Desert, the vibrant cities of Valparaiso, Santiago, and more.


Discovery Series : The 5 Muzzles of Mongolia

FULL

Wednesday, November 21, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Photographer Bonnie Folkins takes us to the other side of the world on a great adventure into the wilds of Central Asia.


Discovery Series : Trekking in Europe

Wednesday, February 6, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Join Maria Korab-Laskowska for a journey across gentle hills in England, rocky peaks in Poland and Slovakia, and majestic mountain landscapes in Italy.


Discovery Series: Maritimes à vélo (in French)

Wednesday, February 20, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Discover the Maritimes by bike with Sylvie Cousineau as she explores the scenic routes of the St. John River Valley and the Acadian coast.


Discovery Series: Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur (in French)

Wednesday, May 15, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Yannick Gervais shares his sporting adventures and fond travel memories, and will amaze you with the beautiful natural sites of this charming region.


Discovery Series: San Francisco, ville victorienne (in French)

Wednesday, March 20, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Follow Pierre Gagnon to fabulous “Frisco” – a city for lovers of Blues, great seafood, beautiful Victorian architecture, and more!


Discovery Series: Un safari animalier en Afrique (in French)

Wednesday, April 17, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Ariane Arpin-Delorme will take you on a safari experience, which includes destinations such as South Africa, Kenya, and Botswana.


Felting Workshop

Saturday, April 13, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Discover the traditional art of felting, using wool fibres to make a 3D Easter egg.


Financial Literacy Month Workshop: Financial Manias and Bubbles

Thursday, November 22, from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Journey through famous economic bubbles and financial manias of the past to learn about warning signs that are helpful in identifying present and future bubbles.


March Break: 3D Dragon Beading Craft

Friday, March 8, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Create a magnificent dragon and take your beading skills to a whole new level with this elaborate 3D beaded project.


March Break: Bracelets with Mystical Charms

Monday, March 4, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Make friendship bracelets decorated with your choice of amulets and charms.


March Break: Dungeon Crawl – The Quest Continues!

Wednesday, March 6, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Players will send their explorers into the maze for new adventures, as they compete for treasure and face monsters in this epic March Break edition of the Crawl.


March Break: Fairy and Elf Houses

Thursday, March 7, from 10:30 a.m. to noon.
At the Dorval Library

Use recycled materials to create a whimsical little house, fit for any elf or fairy.


March Break: In the World of Harry Potter

Tuesday, March 5, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Use your magical imagination, as apprentice wizards, to create potions and craft a beautiful magic wand.


March Break: Mythical Beasts Embossing Craft

Wednesday, March 6, from 10:30 a.m. to noon.
At the Dorval Library

Experiment with metal embossing techniques to create a stunning artwork featuring a dragon, griffin, or any other mythical beast you can imagine!


NFB Club Encore Presentation: Labrecque, une caméra pour la mémoire (in French, 95 minutes)

Thursday, December 27, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Director Michel La Veaux pays tribute to renowned Quebec cinematographer and director Jean-Claude Labrecque.


NFB Club Encore Presentation: Theatre of Life (95 minutes)

Friday, December 28, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

This film offers a powerful message of social justice while raising awareness about the enormous environmental impact of food waste.


NFB Club: Anne Hébert, 1916 - 2000 (in French, 60 minutes)

Friday, April 12, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Jacques Godbout helps us discover Anne Hébert, a famous Quebec poet and novelist through the people and places that inspired her.


NFB Club: As the Crow Flies (83 minutes)

Friday, March 15, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

A group of Royal Canadian Air Cadets are followed throughout their elite flight-training camp as they study for their pilot’s license.


NFB Club: Birth of a Family (80 minutes)

Friday, January 18, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Indigenous siblings meet together for the first time in this deeply moving documentary.


NFB Club: Gun Runners (90 minutes)

Friday, May 17, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Julius and Robert have traded in their rifles for sneakers, in hopes of making it big as professional marathon runners.


NFB Club: Le mystère Macpherson (in French, 80 minutes)

Friday, February 15, at 1:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

This film tells of the unlikely friendship between the great Félix Leclerc and the intriguing Frank Randolph Macpherson, a Jamaican chemical engineer.


Preparing Your Yard for Birds

Saturday, April 27, from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Le Nichoir will present tips for attracting wild birds to your garden.


Reading Buddies

As of July 3
At the Dorval Library

Little Buddies are matched with enthusiastic teen volunteer Big Buddies to get together at the Library and participate in one-on-one reading activities.


Song Writing Workshop

Sunday, April 7, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Learn about the song writing process and collaborate on a group song.


Story Time Club

Saturdays, September 29 to December 8, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
At the Dorval Library

Stories, songs, and crafts!


Super (Slimy!) Snowman

FULL

Saturday, December 8, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Use a little science and a lot of creativity to make a unique, wintery snowman from “slime”!


Technology Workshop: Digital Collections

Wednesday, January 16, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (in English)
At the Dorval Library

Learn how to access a vast collection of movies, television series, music, and e-books on your mobile devices.


Technology Workshop: Introduction to Mobile Photography

Wednesday, May 8, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (in English)
At the Dorval Library

Discover how to capture, transfer, edit, and organize images, as well as produce artistic effects using your device.


Technology Workshop: Introduction to Pinterest

Wednesday, April 10, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (in English)
At the Dorval Library

Learn how to find images, organize your ideas, and share inspiration on this virtual pinboard!


Technology Workshop: Office Apps and Software (NEW!)

Wednesday, February 13, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (in English)
At the Dorval Library

Discover free or low cost options to Microsoft Office.


Technology Workshop: Online Communications (NEW!)

Wednesday, March 13, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (in English)
At the Dorval Library

Take a look at popular communication options including Skype, FaceTime, texting/messaging, emailing, and Instagram.


Writers’ Weekend

May 4 and 5,
At the Dorval Library

Enjoy a mini writers’ retreat to explore self-expression and free your creative mind through the magic of words!


Young Explorer Series: Balloon Buggy

Sunday, February 17, from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Learn about Newton’s science of motion as you have fun creating a balloon-propelled vehicle!


Young Explorer Series: Domino Effect

Sunday, May 19, from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Assemble a machine with paths for balls, using simple but ingenious systems that work together to produce an amazing domino effect.


Young Explorer Series: Life of Butterflies

Sunday, April 14, from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Discover the world of butterflies, these beautiful and delicate creatures that have to endure some difficult conditions in order to survive.


Young Explorer Series: Polymer Workshop

Sunday, March 17, from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
At the Dorval Library

Learn about how polymers occur naturally, when the first synthetic versions were invented, and how they are used in some common objects.


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