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WHEN WINTER BREAK MEANS PLAYTIME

Published on
January 30, 2017
What if hanging out at your neighbourhood libraries meant you could become a fan of comic book bingo, Pokémon card tournaments or murder mystery games? Here’s a look at some fun activities for winter break!

This is your passport for nine days of discovery in three boroughs: Ahuntsic-Cartierville, Le Sud-Ouest and Rivière-des-Prairies–Pointe-aux-Trembles. While you’re there, why not check out the local restaurants and parks?

SATURDAY, MARCH 4  - 2 P.M.

Maquillage avec Cirkazoo
 

INTRODUCTION TO THE CIRCUS AND FACE-PAINTING WITH CIRKAZOU

Bibliothèque de Salaberry

Face-painting (ages 3 and up) and balloon sculpture (ages 10 and up).

 

GUESS THE WORD!

Bibliothèque d'Ahuntsic

Make people guess a word by drawing or pantomiming it. For the whole family.

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 5 – 2 P.M.

COMIC BOOK BINGO

Bibliothèque d'Ahuntsic

Enjoy a comic book character-themed Bingo game with the whole family!

 

IT’S YOUR TURN!

Bibliothèque de Salaberry

Video games on a PS3 console, for kids ages seven to 12.

 

MONDAY, MARCH 6 to FRIDAY, MARCH 10 – AS SOON AS IT OPENS

Arrondissement Ahuntsic-Cartierville

GIANT SNAKES AND LADDERS GAME

Fantastic sliding and climbing with giant pawns! Ages six and up.

HIDDEN PAWNS RACE

Board game pawns are hidden in the library. Can you find them? For the whole family.

Bibliothèque de Cartierville
Bibliothèque de Salaberry

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 7 – 2 P.M.

Autos à la biblio
 

REMOTE CONTROL CARS

Bibliothèque d'Ahuntsic

Challenge yourself on obstacle courses! Ages six to 10.

 

NIGHT OF THE WEREWOLVES

Bibliothèque de Cartierville

Role-playing game led by a storyteller. Ages nine to 12.

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8 – 2 P.M.

Beasts of balance
 

COMIC BOOK BINGO

Bibliothèque de Cartierville

Enjoy a comic book character-themed Bingo game with the whole family!

 

3D IPAD GAME!

Bibliothèque Saint-Henri

Is it a video game, a board game or a balancing act? Beasts of Balance is a strategy game played on a touchscreen tablet in which you build a tower of animal figures. Ages six and up.

 

3D GLASSES AND OPTICAL ILLUSIONS

Bibliothèque de Pointe-aux-Trembles

Are your eyes playing tricks on you? In this Scientifines workshop, you’ll discover how our brain interprets images and hidden science behind optical illusions. Children will make their own 3D glasses! Ages seven to 12.

Registration at the library or by calling 514-872-9170.

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 9 – 2 and 3 p.m.

Jeux de société à Ahuntsic-Cartierville
 

who killed the librarian? – 2 p.m.

Bibliothèque d'Ahuntsic

Try to solve the mystery by interrogating library staff. A murder mystery game for the whole family!

 

WINTER BREAK FUN! – 2 p.m.

Bibliothèque de Salaberry

Come and play board games with your family and friends! Ages seven and up.

 

GIANT DOMINO book chain – 3 p.m.

Bibliothèque Marie-Uguay

Build a giant domino book chain of at least 100 books at the library! Ages five and up.

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 10 – 2 and 6 p.m.

Bibliothèque des horreurs...
 

COMIC BOOK BINGO – 2 p.m.

Bibliothèque de Salaberry

Enjoy a comic book character-themed Bingo game with the whole family!

 

library of horrors – 6 to 9 p.m.

Bibliothèque de Rivière-des-Prairies

Experience the third chapter of this role-playing game filled with monsters, courses and unusual combats and see if you can keep up with the greatest survivors from previous chapters. It’s sure to be the year’s greatest scary evening! Ages 12 to 17.

Register at the library or by calling 514-872-9494.

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 11 – 2 p.m.

Cirkazoo
 

WINTER BREAK FUN!

Bibliothèque de Cartierville

Enjoy board games with your family and friends!

 

INTRODUCTION TO THE CIRCUS AND FACE-PAINTING WITH CIRKAZOO

Bibliothèque d'Ahuntsic

Try real circus equipment! Fun for the whole family!

Register at the library or by calling 514-872-0568

 

POKÉMON CARDS TOURNAMENT

Bibliothèque de Parc-Extension

Guided by an experienced animator, the players will compete to become the great champion of the arena. Ages nine and up.

Register at the library or by calling  514 872-6071

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 12 – 10:30 A.M. and 2 p.m.

Tournoi de cartes Pokémon
 

POKÉMON CARDS TOURNAMENT – 10:30 A.m.

Bibliothèque de Pointe-aux-Trembles

Whether you’re new to Pokémon tournaments or not, take on other players in fun rounds in which only the best Pokémon will win. Players must have a valid deck of trading cards to register. You could win prizes! Ages seven to 12.

Register at the library or by calling 514-872-9170

 
WINTER BREAK FUN! – 2 p.m.
Bibliothèque d'Ahuntsic

Enjoy board games with your family and friends!

 

Giant domino book chain – 2 p.m.

Bibliothèque Georges-Vanier
Bibliothèque Saint-Charles

Build a giant domino book chain of at least 100 books at the library! Ages five and up.

 

You’ll never run out of things to do – thanks to Montréal’s libraries!