Press releases

 

Dr. Schwarcz’ Book Launch in Côte Saint-Luc

Côte Saint-Luc, November 16, 2012 – The Eleanor London Côte Saint-Luc Public Library will be hosting the book launch of Dr. Joe Schwarcz’ latest book, The Right Chemistry on Monday, November 26 at 7 pm.

Best-selling author and lecturer Dr. Schwarcz will be expanding on his monthly program Science Demystified by offering insight into the world of chemistry and how it relates to all aspects of our lives. As a chemist, he’s particular interested in showing chemistry in a positive light.

Dr. Schwarcz is director of the McGill University Office of Science and Society, where he teaches courses on nutrition and the applications of chemistry to everyday life. Dr. Schwarcz is the host of a weekly radio show on CJAD in Montreal, writes a weekly column for The Gazette and regularly lectures in the City of Cote Saint-Luc. 

This event is free of charge.


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Media contact: Darryl Levine, Director of Public Affairs and Communications, dlevine@cotesaintluc.org, 514-485-8905.

Hot off the Press at the Eleanor London Côte Saint-Luc Public Library

Côte Saint-Luc, November 16, 2012 –The Eleanor London Côte Saint-Luc Public Library is offering two news-oriented programs in November and December.

First up, Hershey Dwoskin will discuss the story behind the story in world news. Dwoskin holds a B.A. from McGill in anthropology and political science as well as an M.A. from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem in Asian and African studies and has taught for over 30 years. The four-part series, In the Headlines, takes place on Friday afternoon at 2 pm on November 16, November 23, November 30 and December 7, 2012.

Next, Côte Saint-Luc Mayor Anthony Housefather will analyze the year’s top stories at The Year in Review on Thursday, December 14, 2012 at 2 pm. Mayor Housefather holds two law degrees from McGill University and an MBA from Concordia University and will provide his own unique insight into the headlines.

These events are free of charge.

The Eleanor London Côte Saint-Luc Public Library is located at 5851 Cavendish Blvd. and is open from 10 am to 10 pm every day. For more information, call the library at 514-485-6900 or visit www.elcslpl.org.


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Media contact: Darryl Levine, Director of Public Affairs and Communications, dlevine@cotesaintluc.org, 514-485-8905.

Illuminating evening of cello music in Côte Saint-Luc

Quatuor PonticelloCôte Saint-Luc, October 26, 2012 – The cello quartet Quatuor Ponticello will perform at the Eleanor London Côte Saint-Luc Public Library on Thursday, November 8, 2012, at 7 pm.

This acclaimed cello quartet will perform music from a variety of different musical periods ranging from the baroque to an arrangement of Moussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition. The concert is presented by the Conseil des arts de Montréal en tournée and the library.

“If you loved the sounds of Marin Marais from the movie All the Mornings of the World or Tous les matins du monde, then you’ll truly appreciate this concert,” said Music Librarian Farah Mohammed.

Tickets cost $5 and can be purchased at the library’s main circulation desk.

The Eleanor London Côte Saint-Luc Public Library is located at 5851 Cavendish Blvd. and is open from 10 am to 10 pm every day. For more information, call the library at 514-485-6900 or visit www.csllibrary.org.

 


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Media contact: Darryl Levine, 514-485-8905, dlevine@cotesaintluc.org.

A cultural tapestry of programs at the Eleanor London Côte Saint-Luc Public Library

 

Côte Saint-Luc, October 17, 2012 – The Eleanor London Côte Saint-Luc Public Library will be offering three diverse cultural programs in the coming weeks.

First, on Thursday, October 18 at 7 pm, a new playreading will be presented. Aviva Ravel will direct her latest play Always and Forever, a contemporary love story starring Nat Rabinowitz, Stanley Unger and Linda Moss. Tickets can be purchased for $5 at the library’s main circulation desk.

Next, on Wednesday, October 24 at 7 pm, museum guide Grace Powell from the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, will give a sneak peek of the museum’s current exhibit, A History of Impressionism: Great French Paintings from The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute.

Tickets can be purchased for $3 in advance at the library’s main circulation desk or $5 on the day of the lecture.

Finally, bestselling author Eva Stachniak will be at the library on November 1 at 7 pm to discuss her latest novel The Winter Palace, this year’s selection for Côte Saint-Luc Reads: One City, One Book. First launched in 2008, this community-wide reading initiative was created to promote a love  for books in our city. This event is free of charge. Light refreshments will be served prior to this event, starting at 6:30 pm. As a special treat, light classical music will be performed by two members of the Musicians of the World Symphony Orchestra, Marcel Roscovan (violin) and Maya Rand (keyboard) from 6:30 pm to 7 pm.

The Eleanor London Côte Saint-Luc Public Library is located at 5851 Cavendish Blvd. and is open from 10 am to 10 pm every day. For more information, call the library at 514-485-6900 or visit www.elcslpl.org. 

 

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Media contact:  Darryl Levine, dlevine@cotesaintluc.org. 514-485-8905.

 

 

 

 

 

Public Libraries Week in Côte Saint-Luc features used book sale, electronic petting zoo and more

Used book saleCôte Saint-Luc, October 12, 2012The Eleanor London Côte Saint-Luc Public Library is holding a two-day book sale on Saturday, October 27 and Sunday, October 28, 2012 from 11 am to 5 pm—one of several events to mark the fourteenth annual Quebec Public Libraries Week.

The public can donate lightly used books on Thursday, October 25 and Friday, October 26 at the main library branch at 5851 Cavendish Blvd.

The public can also meet library director Janine West and the councillor responsible for the library Sam Goldbloom on Sunday, October 28 from 11 am to 1 pm and ask questions about the library, share feedback, or say hello. Light refreshments will be served.

The Electronic Petting Zoo will take place on Sunday, October 28 from noon to 1 pm. The public can see how different electronic devices work, such as e-book readers.

Also during Public Libraries Week, the Library Express branch at the Aquatic and Community Centre (5794 Parkhaven Ave.) will provide a library crossword. Complete the crossword correctly for a chance to win an e-book reader and a one-hour training session. Only one entry per person. Completed puzzles may be returned to either the Library Express or the main library branch.

Quebec Public Libraries Week runs from October 20 to 27, 2012. For more information, visit semainedesbibliotheques.com.

The Eleanor London Côte Saint-Luc Public Library is located at 5851 Cavendish Blvd. and is open from 10 am to 10 pm every day. For more information, call the library at 514-485-6900 or visit www.csllibrary.org.

 

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Media contact: Darryl Levine, 514-485-8905, dlevine@cotesaintlluc.org.

 

Côte Saint-Luc selects Sidney Margles as volunteer of the year

Sidney Margles awarded trophyCôte Saint-Luc, October 12, 2012 – The City of Côte Saint-Luc awarded its volunteer of the year award to former radio news broadcaster and business executive Sidney Margles at a volunteer appreciation event on September 23.

Margles, who was a councillor in Town of Mount Royal for 12 years in the 1980s and 1990s has lived in Côte Saint-Luc since 2005 and has become actively involved in local community. He currently is serving his second two-year term as President of the Côte Saint-Luc Senior Men’s Club. He was also among the first volunteers in the city’s successful vCOP neighborhood-watch-on-wheels program in 2006. During the planning and construction of the $18 million Côte Saint-Luc Aquatic and Community Centre, Margles acted as an unpaid consultant to the city, sharing his knowledge and experience in a variety of areas.

“Sid is an outstanding resource for Côte Saint-Luc because of his professional experiences in broadcasting, communications and municipal affairs,” said Mayor Anthony Housefather, who announced the awarding of the Edward J. Kirwan Trophy to Margles. “I have known Sid since I was an infant and I have always respected his dedication to community affairs. He has always been one of my most important mentors.”

Margles, who was inducted into the Canadian Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame in 2009, began his radio career at CJAD in 1959 during his third year at university. He broadcast news live at the scene, which was a new concept at the time. He covered many of the major events in Montreal during the 1960s and 1970s. He eventually shifted to management and administration duties. He retired from Standard Broadcasting in 1997.

“I have always felt that you should give back something to the community in which you live, and that is why I became involved in the Men’s Club,” Margles said . “I was taken by total surprise and never expected the recognition, although it is much appreciated.”

As President of Côte Saint-Luc Senior Men’s Club, Margles has launched a summertime series of operas and movie nights, created caps and t-shirts to promote the club, expanded summertime outings including theatre trips to the Segal Centre, Upper Canada playhouse in Morrisburg, Ontario, and trips to Ottawa and Quebec City.

Côte Saint-Luc awards the Edward J. Kirwan Trophy to volunteers who have made an exceptional contribution to the Parks and Recreation programs. The award is on display at the Aquatic and Community Centre.

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Media contact: Darryl Levine, Director of Public Affairs and Communications, 514-485-8905, dlevine@cotesainluc.org 

Modulations: a new art exhibit at the library’s Art Gallery in Côte Saint-Luc

Modulations exhibit artworkCôte Saint-Luc, October 10, 2012 –The Eleanor London Côte Saint-Luc Public Library is presenting a series of colourful acrylic paintings by Wil Murray entitled Modulations from October 11 to December 2, 2012 in the library’s art gallery.

This eclectic collection of privately owned paintings represents and reflects Wil Murray’s time in Montreal. These vibrant acrylic artworks were created in the artist’s studio in the Hochelaga-Maisonneuve district, where he worked for six years. Many of these works were acquired by friends who have had a lasting influence on his artistic style. Abstract in nature, these three-dimensional works highlight a collage-like technique.

Wil Murray was born in Calgary. He studied painting at the Alberta College of Art and Design. He has exhibited across the world, including The National Gallery of Canada, as well as in the United States and in Germany.

His current artworks can be viewed at www.wilmurray.com.

The Eleanor London Côte Saint-Luc Public Library is located at 5851 Cavendish Blvd. and is open from 10am to 10pm every day. For more information, call the library at 514-485-6900 or visit www.csllibrary.org.

 

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For more information, call 514-485-6900 ext. 4205 or dbelanger@cotesaintluc.org

 

ADD and ADHD: Your questions answered

ADD and ADHD posterCôte Saint-Luc, October 1, 2012 - Parents can learn about attention deficit disorder (ADD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) on Tuesday, October 16 at 7 pm at the the Eleanor London Côte Saint-Luc Public Library, 5851 Cavendish Blvd. 

Teacher and academic coach Robin Bernstein will host the Understanding ADD and ADHD seminar. Bernstein is the director of Brightside Learning (brightsidelearning.com), which provides academic coaching, ADHD coaching and literacy programs to students in elementary school, high school and CEGEP. Bernstein is an ADHD coach with more than 10 years experience helping parents and children deal with ADD and ADHD. 

Bernstein will provide facts about ADD/ADHD and share strategies to help children achieve success at school, at home, and socially. Coffee and tea will be served.

This event is free of charge. For more information contact 514-485-6900 ext. 4111 or childrendept@cotesaintluc.org.

The Eleanor London Côte Saint-Luc Public Library is located at 5851 Cavendish Blvd. and is open from 10 am to 10 pm every day. For more information, cal the library at 514-485-6900 or visit www.csllibrary.org.

 

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Media contact: Darryl Levine, 514-485-6800 ext. 1802, dlevine@cotesaintluc.org.

 

A Russian Rhapsody at the Eleanor London Côte Saint-Luc Public Library

 

Winter PalaceCôte Saint-Luc, October 1, 2012 – The Eleanor London Côte Saint-Luc Public Library will be offering three exciting Russian-themed programs this Fall.

First, on Thursday, October 4 at 7 pm, Duo Romantika will be performing four-hand piano repertoire by some of Russia’s greatest composers such as Rachmaninov and Borodin. Tickets can be purchased for $5 at the library’s main circulation desk.

Next, Professor Lars T. Lih will give three lectures dealing with topics spanning more than 1,000 years in Russian history on Friday afternoons at 2 pm on October 12, 19 and 26. Tickets can be purchased for $3 in advance at the library’s main circulation desk or for $5 on the day of the lecture.

Finally, bestselling author Eva Stachniak will be at the library on November 1 at 7 pm to discuss her latest novel The Winter Palace, this year’s selection for Côte Saint-Luc Reads: One City, One Book. First launched in 2008, this community-wide reading initiative was created to promote a love  for books in our city. This event is free of charge. Light refreshments will be served prior to this event, starting at 6:30 pm

The Eleanor London Côte Saint-Luc Public Library is located at 5851 Cavendish Blvd. and is open from 10 am to 10 pm every day. For more information, call the library at 514-485-6900 or visit www.elcslpl.org. 

 

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Media contact: Danielle Bélanger, 514-485-6900 ext. 4205 or dbelanger@cotesaintluc.org.

 

 

Côte Saint-Luc looking for more volunteer patrollers

vCOP logoCôte Saint-Luc, September 28, 2012 –The Côte Saint-Luc volunteer Citizens on Patrol are recruiting new members for the largest municipally based public safety program in Quebec.

Residents interested in joining vCOP should come to an information session on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 7 pm at Côte Saint-Luc City Hall (5801 Cavendish Blvd.). They should bring identification and a completed copy of the application form available at www.CoteSaintLuc.org/vCOP.

"Côte Saint-Luc was the first city in Quebec to implement this neighbourhood-watch-on-wheels program," said Mayor Anthony Housefather.

"Members work in teams patrolling city streets, parks, playgrounds and buildings at any hour of day and night," said Councillor Glenn J. Nashen, the council member responsible for Public Safety. "They are also present at community events and available to assist at major emergencies."  

Since the program was launched in July 2006, volunteers have patrolled 170,000 kilometres—which is half the distance between Earth and the moon, and logged more than 30,000 hours. The volunteer force now number 83 people. Volunteers are given training to spot potential problems and to notify Côte Saint-Luc Public Security or the police.

The vCOP fleet includes four minivans, four electric scooters, two electric bicycles, and two regular bicycles.

Volunteers are required to make a minimum commitment of six hours per month although many patrol much more. While vCOP members are 18 years of age and over there is a cadet program for 16 and 17 year olds. There is a one-time membership fee of $75 to defray the costs of uniforms and accessories. Training in patrol techniques, radio communications, first-aid, CPR and the use of an automated external defibrillator are provided.

For more information or to join the vCOP program, please call 514-485-6800, send an e-mail to vcop@CoteSaintLuc.org, or visit www.CoteSaintLuc.org/vCOP.

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Media contact: Darryl Levine, Director of Public Affairs and Communications,  514-485-8905, dlevine@CoteSaintLuc.org

Connecting Côte Saint-Luc to the hospital district

Montreal, September 19, 2012 – The City of Côte Saint-Luc and the Jewish General Hospital, in collaboration with Mobiligo and the Centre de gestion des déplacements de developpement économique Saint-Laurent (CGD DESTL) will announce on September 20 at a news conference a project to improve commuting to medical facilities in the Côte-des-Neiges district for the residents, workers and users. The goal of the project is to encourage single occupancy vehicle users to shift to environmentally-friendly transport practices, such as public transit, carpooling, walking and biking. 

 

Date: Thursday, September 20, 2012

When: 11 am

Location:   Cavendish Mall (IGA/Pharmaprix entry), 5800 Cavendish Blvd., Côte Saint-Luc, H4W 2T5, Quebec 

 

A survey of hospital employees is currently underway concerning their transportation needs to identify convenient options that could be offered to them, other than traveling alone in their car. Access to healthcare is more than having a family doctor; it is also being able to get to the doctor’s office without causing an impact on our health and our community environment. 

In a context where the Jewish General Hospital is building new facilities, which will require more staff at a time when less parking spots are available due to construction, and since the hospital will be in a position to offer more healthcare services to the population, looking into the means of transportation used by the employees as well as the users seemed the right thing to do for the two partners involved in the project. 

Mobiligo and CGD DESTL, will conduct a survey in order to identify the transportation needs of the employees and users commuting between Côte Saint-Luc and the medical facilities located in the Côte-des-Neiges district, such as the Jewish General Hospital, CHU Sainte-Justine and St. Mary’s Hospital Centre.

The Montreal Steering Committee on Seniors welcomes this initiative which will help support the needs of the ageing population in terms of transportation to and from the various healthcare services provided in the area.

"This project is an important initiative which will benefit the whole community, by providing much relief in a very congested area", says Anthony Housefather, Mayor of Côte Saint-Luc.  "It is an important step towards developing and offering sustainable options of transport to our residents." 

"The Jewish General Hospital is pleased to support this initiative, which will provide sustainable transport into the Côte-des-Neiges community," says Glenn J. Nashen, Director of Public Affairs and Communications at the Jewish General Hospital. "By promoting this shift from private to public transport, we hope to relieve some of the stress caused by congestion in the area, as well as aim to improve air quality, reduce noise pollution and limit greenhouse gas emissions for the betterment of the neighborhood." 

The City of Côte Saint-Luc is the third most populous municipality on the island of Montreal. Its sports and recreation programs, aquatic centre, 29 parks, and one of the leading municipal public libraries in Quebec make it an attractive residential community in the west end. Côte Saint-Luc has been a leader in health and safety issues, becoming one of the first municipalities in Quebec to ban pesticides and require bicycle helmets. Côte Saint-Luc is a bilingual municipality with a diverse, predominantly English-speaking population and has been a leader on human rights issues. 

The Jewish General Hospital is an acute-care McGill University teaching hospital with 637 beds, serving patients from Montreal, across the province of Quebec and beyond. Committed to the highest standards of patient care, teaching and research, the JGH has earned a reputation for excellence in many clinical specialties.

Funded by the MTQ, the CGDs provide consulting for sustainable transportation, a set of tools and services to encourage the use of alternatives to single occupant vehicle use. With proven solutions and adapted to local circumstances, CGDs allow employers, developers and municipalities to be agents of change, increasing their attractiveness and retention of their employees while improving their environmental performance.

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For more information contact: Dida Berku, Counsellor, City of Côte Saint-Luc, 514-531-6896, dberku@cotesaintluc.org, or Régine Banon, Coordinator, Public Affairs and Communications, City of Côte Saint-Luc, 514-485-6800,  ext. 1801, rbanon@cotesaintluc.org.
 

City of Montreal pulls the plug on Cavendish again

Côte Saint-Luc, September 14, 2012 – Only six months after announcing the Blue Bonnets agreement, which included the funding for Cavendish Blvd. road extension project, the City of Montreal has reneged on its undertaking and put the project on the back burner.  

In March 2012, the City of Montreal and the Quebec government signed a agreement to transfer the Blue Bonnets race track land to the City of Montreal. One of the conditions of the transfer was an undertaking by the City of Montreal to set aside $44 million for phase 1 of the Cavendish Blvd. road extension project in its three year Capital Works Budget. This agreement was ratified by the unanimous vote of the Montreal City Council on March 26, 2012. 

Notwithstanding this undertaking in the agreement to set aside $44 million for this project and notwithstanding the unanimous resolution of Montreal City Council ratifying the agreement, the Tremblay administration has withdrawn the Cavendish Blvd. road extension project from the proposed three year Capital Works Budget for 2013-2015, even though it was included in the last year’s three year budget (2012-2014). The proposed budget—without the funds for the Cavendish Blvd. road extension project—will be presented to Montreal City Council for adoption on September 20, 2012.  

“The City of Côte Saint-Luc has worked very hard with our neighbouring cities and boroughs to convince the Tremblay administration that the Cavendish extension be made a priority,” said Anthony Housefather, Mayor of Côte Saint-Luc. “We worked with the local Liberal MNAs to find means of funding the project and over the last six months the announcements related to the Blue Bonnets site had pushed the project forward. The proposal by the City of Montreal to remove these amounts from the PTI is a complete reversal of commitments made only months ago and is completely unacceptable to those living and working in the west end and West Island of Montreal.  We will use all means at our disposal to oppose this reversal." 

As well, the new Capital Works Budget does not provide for the completion of the feasibility studies that the City of Montreal also undertook to do. Since 2005, it has spent $2.5 million on these studies but so far has refused to make them public and now is refusing to complete them.  

“This omission is in total violation of the Blue Bonnets agreement and the unanimous vote of Montreal City Council,” said Côte Saint-Luc Councillor Dida Berku. “This flies in the face of the will of all the councils of the boroughs of St. Laurent, CDN-NDG and cities of Côte Saint-Luc, Town of Mount Royal, Hampstead, and Dollard des Ormeaux, which have systematically called for the extension of Cavendish to be included in the Agglomeration of Montreal Transport Plan and in the Capital Works Budget of the City of Montreal. As well it flies in the face of the conditions in the Blue Bonnets agreement with the Quebec government and is a reversal of the public commitments and pronouncements of the Tremblay administration, made 6 months ago.”

When the Blue Bonnets agreement was announced, Minister Raymond Bachand said that one of the conditions of the transfer was that the proceeds would be used to finance the Cavendish Blvd. road extension project and that the City of Montreal would commit to proceeding with the feasibility studies in order to advance this project. 

“We encourage residents to attend the meeting at Montreal City Hall on Thursday, September 20 and voice their concerns during question period,” said Councillor Berku.

Copies of the Blue Bonnets agreement, the 2012-2014 Capital Works Budget, and a press release from the City of Montreal announcing the commitment to build the Cavendish Blvd. road extension project are available at www.CoteSaintLuc.org/CavendishExtension.

 

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Media contact: Dida Berku, 514-531-6896, dberku@cotesaintluc.org. Darryl Levine, Director of Public Affairs and Communications, 514-485-8905, dlevine@cotesaintluc.org .

 

 

Ballroom dancing championship coming to Côte Saint-Luc

Côte Saint-Luc, September 14, 2012 –  For the second consecutive year, the Canadian Amateur Open Dancesport Championships will be at the Côte Saint-Luc Gymnasium (7500 Mackle Rd.) on Saturday, September 29, 2012 from 1 pm to 11 pm. 

The Canadian Amateur Open Dancesport Championships is presented by Danse Sport Québec. It allows ballroom dancers to compete for the title of Canadian Open Amateur Champion.

“This is a fantastic event to watch and there are several Côte Saint-Luc residents to help cheer on,” Councillor Mitchell Brownstein said.

Tickets to this event are $45 for people age 16 and older or $30 for people 15 and younger and can be purchased at www.dansesportquebec.com or at the door.

Dancers of all ages and from all regions of Canada, the United States, and possibly Europe will perform their best efforts in both Latin and standard styles of dance for judges and spectators. Dancers will be dressed in ball gowns and tailcoats and as they perform the Slow Waltz, Tango, Viennese Waltz, Foxtrot and Quickstep. They will also dance to Latin music including the Cha-Cha, Samba, Rumba, Paso Doble and Jive.

Danse Sport Québec has a number of dancers from Côte Saint-Luc. Among those scheduled to dance in the Juvenile and Junior age groups will be Diana Hazipov and Reymend Scheiller, Emily Rivkin and Robert Scheiller, Teona Treskounov and Richard Morozova, and Mathieu Malakhov and Paula Golban. The youth representatives will be Olga Vaksman and Adam Baboutin, while the adult couple Yevgeniya Taftay and Stephan Larose will to provide a high level of competition for their challengers to defend their title of reigning Quebec champions.

For more information, please visit www.dansesportquebec.com or call 514-418-TANGo (8264).

 

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Media contact: Darryl Levine, Director of Public Affairs and Communications, 514-485-8905, dlevine@cotesaintluc.org.

A taste of Russian opulence at the Eleanor London Côte Saint-Luc Public Library

Côte Saint-Luc, August 31, 2012– As part of the fifth annual Côte Saint-Luc Reads program, the Eleanor London Côte Saint-Luc Public Library is encouraging residents to read the same book and then discuss it with friends, family and neighbours.

The selected novel is The Winter Palace by Eva Stachniak. Copies are available at the library and major bookstores. The novel sweeps readers into the passionate, intimate and treacherous world of Catherine the Great. A novel of historical fiction, it captures in
glorious detail the opulence of royalty and the perilous loyalties of the Imperial Russian court.

Author Eva Stachniak will be at the library on November 1, 2012 at 7 pm to discuss her novel. This event is free of charge. Light
refreshments will be served starting at 6:30 pm.

First launched in the Fall of 2008, Côte Saint-Luc Reads was created to engage residents, foster a sense of community and promote a culture of reading in the city.

The Eleanor London Côte Saint-Luc Public Library is located at 5851 Cavendish Blvd. and is open from 10 am to 10 pm every day. For more information, call the library at 514-485-6900 or visit www.elcslpl.org.

 

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For more information, contact: Danielle Bélanger, 514-485-6900 ext. 4205 or dbelanger@cotesaintluc.org.

Qualia: a new art exhibit at the Côte Saint-Luc library’s Art Gallery

Côte Saint-Luc, August 30, 2012 –The Eleanor London Côte Saint-Luc Public Library is presenting a series of large-scale acrylic and oil paintings by Stanzie Tooth entitled Qualia from August 16 to October 7, 2012 at its Art Gallery.
 
Stanzie Tooth is a painter and curator at the Lonsdale Gallery, a contemporary art space in Toronto. Her work has been exhibited at numerous venues in Toronto and Kingston, including most recently Summer Session at Angell Gallery and 60 Painters at Humber Arts and Media Studios, a major exhibition of contemporary Canadian painters. Her current artworks can be viewed at www.stanzietooth.com.
 
Her interest is in landscapes and figuration. She uses landscape as an entry point to create her work. Many of her compositions feature figures in a landscape that seem to be absorbed by or made of their natural surroundings. Growing up in rural Ontario has shaped many of the narratives in her work.
 
She graduated from the Ontario College of Art and Design University (OCAD) in 2007 with an award of distinction for excellence in painting.
 
The Eleanor London Côte Saint-Luc Public Library is located at 5851 Cavendish Blvd. and is open from 10am to 10pm every day. For more information, call the library at 514-485-6900 or visit www.elcslpl.org.
 
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For more information, call 514-485-6900 ext. 4205 or dbelanger@cotesaintluc.org