Following are a few photos of the proceedings.
and led in the singing of a couple of oldies and goldies to break the ice,
and to close the meeting.
After a light lunch prepared and served by Marg Lynn and Undeg Edwards, and served by Roy Rodd, Susan
McKenzie told of the services available at Lachine's Saul Bellow library on St. Antoine at 32nd Avenue.|
Susan noted that there is wheelchair access via a ramp at the rear of the building, but there is no elevator to get to the second floor.
The library offers books, magazines, newspapers, music CD's, talking books, movies, internet access, etc. The majority of the holdings are in French, but a significant number are in English.
2. Howard having a look at a hard cover English language cartoon book.
3. Tom Pavlasek added a historical perspective, describing the formation of a committee of anglophones in the 1960's who campaigned for a library building to replace the old fire hall location then in use (previously the Lachine High School library had been used). Ultimately the city council accepted the idea and the Saul Bellow library was built.
Nobody having a siesta - must have been an interesting presentation!
but they have leaked through the writer's sieve of a memory, so stay tuned.