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Two special presentations

On Monday, April 22, at 2 p.m., Cine-Cinema will be celebrating Earth Day by presenting the film Tout peut changer (Canada 2015), in French.

This documentary repeats the message in a book by the Canadian activist, Naomi Klein, in favour of a green economy to deal with climate change. Filmed in nine countries and five continents, the film suggests that the climate crisis offers an opportunity to improve society. It is a film for all. Admission is free.

On Saturday, April 27, at 7 p.m., The Little Green Library will be presenting the film, Massacre of the innocents, by Alain Boisvert, filmmaker and resident of Huntingdon, on Saturday, April 27 at 7 p.m. This film was recently presented as an official selection at the 2019 International Festival of Films on Art. It was also a finalist in the Benton Park Film Festival in St-Louis in the United States.

The film focuses on the artist, Detlef Gotzens, as he creates a contemporary work inspired by the painting by Pierre Paul Rubens, Massacre of the Innocents, which is on display in the Ontario Art Gallery in Toronto. This painting reflects a tragic period in the XXIth century offering the artist's intimate point of view through his creation.

Alain will be on hand and will be pleased to describe how the film was made and answer questions. The film is in English, Detlef Gotzens' language, with sub-titles in French. It is 21 minutes in length.

The Little Green Library supported the film's success through its socio-financing campaign.

Garage sale on June 1st

In order to raise funds to help cover the library's operating costs for 2019, the volunteers will be holding a garage sale on June 1st.

New exhibition by Carole Gravel

We are pleased to announce a new exhibition by Carole Gravel.

Carole, who recently moved to Hinchinbrooke has been interested in all types of arts and crafts since she was a teenager, beginning with painting by number and mosaics. Later, as a young adult, she explored Japanese embroidery, petit point, macramé and three dimensions. In 2013, she discovered false stained glass and acrylic paint and has been painting every since. The exhibition presents a few of her works which, she hopes will please our visitors.

 

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 Recruitment of volunteers

 As you know, the library is managed solely by volunteers. We are currently in need of certain services: the loan service, communications and publicity, and fundraising. Do you have a few hours to offer? Come and talk to us!

Very good news! Free membership for Dundee, Hinchinbrooke and Huntingdon

As of 2019, membership in the library will be free for the citizens of Huntingdon, Dundee and Hinchinbrooke thanks to an agreement concluded with their municipality. The membership fee is unchanged for citizens of other municipalities.

Subscription to digital versions of Le Devoir and The Montreal Gazette newspapers.

 Take a break at the library to read these newspapers on one of our computers. It's free!

 Film loan period

 Films are now loaned for the same period as the other documents, that is 21 days instead of just 7.