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LEISURE AND CULTURE

Courses and Activities - Library


Baby Rhymes

FULL

Fridays, January 25 to May 24, 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

FULL

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 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 : 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

FULL

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 : 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

FULL

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.


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

FULL

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

FULL

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

FULL

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: 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: 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

FULL

Saturdays, January 26 to May 25, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
At the Dorval Library

Stories, songs, and crafts!


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!)

FULL

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

FULL

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

FULL

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

FULL

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

FULL

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


Baby Rhymes

FULL

Fridays, January 25 to May 24, 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

FULL

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 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 : 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

FULL

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 : 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

FULL

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.


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

FULL

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

FULL

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

FULL

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: 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: 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

FULL

Saturdays, January 26 to May 25, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
At the Dorval Library

Stories, songs, and crafts!


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!)

FULL

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

FULL

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

FULL

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

FULL

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

FULL

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
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Courses and Activities - Library


Baby Rhymes

FULL

Fridays, January 25 to May 24, 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

FULL

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 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 : 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

FULL

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 : 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

FULL

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.


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

FULL

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

FULL

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

FULL

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: 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: 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

FULL

Saturdays, January 26 to May 25, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
At the Dorval Library

Stories, songs, and crafts!


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!)

FULL

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

FULL

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

FULL

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

FULL

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

FULL

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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