Cultural activities

Conferences and documentaries

The Library presents conferences on various topics throughout the year. These conferences are free of charge, but prior registration is required at the circulation desk or by calling 514 630-2726.

Upcoming conferences:

Author Susan Doherty Hannaford
discusses ‘A Secret Music’

Tuesday, April 23, at 7 p.m. (in English)
As part of World Book Day

A Secret Music, first novel of Montreal-based writer Susan Doherty Hannaford, won the Grace Irwin Award in 2016. Set in 1936 Montreal, it tells the story of Lawrence Nolan, a young piano prodigy growing up in the shadow of his mother’s mental illness.

with Louis-Philippe Potvin

Saturday, April 27 at 2 p.m. (in English)
For Earth Day

Did you know that about half of total food waste in Canada happens in people’s home? “It must be my neighbor” might you think! If you are curious about getting easy tips on how less money can make you eat better, come to Louis-Philippe Potvin’s conference and uncover this taboo topic!


For more information on the conferences offered at the library, please call the circulation desk at 514 630-2726 or consult the Activities Brochure.