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Une ville, deux réalités / One City, Two Realities

2019-11-06 18:30:00 2019-11-06 20:30:00 America/New_York Une ville, deux réalités / One City, Two Realities Central Branch

Wednesday, November 06
6:30pm - 8:30pm

Add to Calendar 2019-11-06 18:30:00 2019-11-06 20:30:00 America/New_York Une ville, deux réalités / One City, Two Realities Thème 4: La dualité linguistique chez les aînés. / Theme 4: Linguistic duality among seniors Central Branch

Central Branch

Meeting Room 1

Thème 4: La dualité linguistique chez les aînés. / Theme 4: Linguistic duality among seniors

Lieutenant-colonel (à la retraite) Jean Lord a joint les Forces Canadiennes en 1970 comme officier d’artillerie. Il a servi à Chypre, en Allemagne, en Angleterre, à Ottawa, à Val Cartier et à Kingston. De 1995 jusqu’à sa retraite des Forces canadiennes en 2005, il a enseigné au Collège militaire Royal du Canada, à Kingston. Il y est ensuite demeuré comme professeur adjoint et directeur du centre des langues jusqu’en 2014. Il fut membre du CA du Réseau Local d’Intégration des Services de Santé (RLISS) du sud-est de 2017 jusqu’à sa dissolution en mars 2019. Il est présentement le vice-président du CA du Centre Culturel Frontenac (CCF).

Lieutenant-Colonel (Retired) Jean Lord joined the Canadian Forces as an Artillery Officer in 1970. He served in Cyprus, Germany, the United Kingdom, Ottawa, ValCartier and Kingston. From 1995 to his retirement from the Canadian Forces in 2005, he taught at the Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, where he stayed as an Assistant Professor and Head of the Language Centre until 2014. He was a Member of the Board of Directors of the South East Local Health Integration Network (SE LHIN) from January 2017 until the Board was dissolved in 2019. He is now the Vice-President of the Board of Directors of le Centre Culturel Frontenac (CCF).

 
Dolorès Cléroux est originaire de Montréal et est établie à Kingston depuis près de quarante ans. Ses deux enfants sont nés à KIngston et sont maintenant établis, l'une au Québec et l’autre aux États-Unis.  Dolorès a d’abord étudié en langues et plus tard en éducation à l'Université Queen’s, et a travaillé dans l’enseignement du français langue seconde et en traduction. Retraitée depuis 2016, ses journées sont bien remplies d’activités ludiques et caritatives ainsi que de voyages.

Dolorès Cléroux is from Montréal and settled in Kingston some 40 years ago. Her two children were born in Kingston but are now living in Québec, and the USA. Dolorès first studied Language and Linguistics, and then Education at Queen’s University while she taught French as a second language and worked as a translator. Retired since 2016, her days are filled with charitable work when she is not travelling.

 
Née à Ottawa en 1956, Marie-Noël St-Cyr a fait des études en histoire et sciences humaines au Collège Glendon de l’Université York.  En 1981, elle obtient son baccalauréat en éducation et se lance dans l’enseignement des élèves de langue française au sein de Regiopolis-Notre Dame Catholic High School, à Kingston, Ontario. C’est de ce poste qu’elle enfante ce qui passera de Module de langue française, à Entité de langue française à l’École secondaire catholique Marie-Rivier. Entre 1987 et 2014, elle pilotera les destinés de l’école en croissance, avec toute une série de précieux collaborateurs et plusieurs générations d’élèves. Depuis sa retraite, Madame St-Cyr s’ingénie à faire œuvre utile auprès de sa communauté, de la Paroisse St-François-d’Assise et en tant qu’enseignante suppléante à l’école secondaire catholique Marie-Rivier.

Born in Ottawa in 1956, Marie-Noël St-Cyr, studied History and Human Sciences at Glendon College, York University. In 1981, she graduated with a Bachelor of Education degree and began teaching French-language students at Regiopolis-Notre Dame Catholic High School in Kingston, Ontario. It's from her role as an educator that will give rise to what will become French Language Module at Marie-Rivier Catholic High School. Between 1987 and 2014, Ms. St-Cyr steered the destiny of the growing school, with a whole series of valuable collaborators, and several generations of students. Since her retirement, Ms. St-Cyr has worked hard to help her community, the St-François-d'Assise Parish and as a substitute teacher at Marie-Rivier Catholic High School.

 
Johanne Bénard est professeure au Département d’études françaises de l’Université Queen’s, où elle enseigne la littérature française et francophone du XXe siècle depuis 1989. Elle s’intéresse aussi à la littérature et au théâtre contemporain.

Johanne Bénard is a professor in the French Studies Department at Queen’s, where she teaches French and Francophone literature of the twentieth century since 1989. She is also interested in contemporary literature and theatre.

AGE GROUP: | Teens | Seniors | New Adults | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Interests & Lifelong Learning | Culture & Heritage |

TAGS: | French | français |

Central Branch

Phone: 613-549-8888

Hours
Mon, Nov 11 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Nov 12 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Nov 13 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Nov 14 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Nov 15 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Nov 16 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Nov 17 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

Upcoming branch events

Fri, Nov 15, 10:00am - 10:30am
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
For ages 3 and under. Through rhythm, rhyme and movement, children will naturally develop language and increase their ability to hear the smaller sounds in words.

Fri, Nov 15, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Friends Book Shop
Buy 1 Adult Book Bag, get 2 books FREE. Specially marked books are not included in the sale.

Fri, Nov 15, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Meeting Room 1
Student Music Recital

Sat, Nov 16, 10:30am - 11:15am
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
For children of all ages. The whole family is encouraged to participate actively in stories, songs and movement activities to maximize your child’s pre-reading skills for life.

Sat, Nov 16, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Friends Book Shop
Buy 1 Adult Book Bag, get 2 books FREE. Specially marked books are not included in the sale.

Sat, Nov 16, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Friends of the Library Gather Space
Join Nancy from Shout Sister Choir to learn about the benefits of choral singing and to give it a try in a group of fellow beginners.

Sat, Nov 16, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Friends of the Library Create Space
This small group workshop will provide you with the necessary skills to safely operate the library's Prusa 3D Printer.

Sun, Nov 17, 1:30pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room 1
In this hands-on workshop, Kingston's Tone Deaf Festival invites youth to explore other ways of composing music... no musical knowledge necessary!

Mon, Nov 18, 10:00am - 10:30am
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
For newborns and pre-walking babies. Stories, songs, rhymes and tickles. Parents and caregivers will learn, and practise, fun and simple ways to incorporate early literacy skills in the home.

Mon, Nov 18, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Friends Book Shop
Buy 1 Adult Book Bag, get 2 books FREE. Specially marked books are not included in the sale.

Mon, Nov 18, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room 1
Join us for a primer in lacto-fermented foods led by Jenna Empey from Pyramid Ferments.

Tue, Nov 19, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Friends Book Shop
Buy 1 Adult Book Bag, get 2 books FREE. Specially marked books are not included in the sale.

Tue, Nov 19, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Friends of the Library Create Space
KFPL is looking for 6 poets interested in a 1-hour one-on-one mentorship session in November with Poet Laureate Jason Heroux. Minimum age is 14 years. Verse submission deadline is 5 pm on November 4
This event is full

Tue, Nov 19, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
For children of all ages. Come build and explore with our LEGO & DUPLO. All materials are provided.

Wed, Nov 20, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Friends Book Shop
Buy 1 Adult Book Bag, get 2 books FREE. Specially marked books are not included in the sale.

Wed, Nov 20, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Meeting Room 2
Regular Board meeting 2019-09

Wed, Nov 20, 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Friends of the Library Create Space
Join us in the Create Space to make a variety of projects in a low-stress environment. Create as a group, or work on whatever interests you.

Thu, Nov 21, 10:00am - 10:30am
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
For ages 2 and up. Jump, skip, hop and more in this active program. Through play-based activities and interactive books, children will develop their physical confidence.

Thu, Nov 21, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Friends Book Shop
Buy 1 Adult Book Bag, get 2 books FREE. Specially marked books are not included in the sale.

Fri, Nov 22, 10:00am - 10:30am
Friends of the Library Gather Space
For ages 3 and under. Through rhythm, rhyme and movement, children will naturally develop language and increase their ability to hear the smaller sounds in words.

Fri, Nov 22, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Friends Book Shop
Buy 1 Adult Book Bag, get 2 books FREE. Specially marked books are not included in the sale.

Sat, Nov 23, 10:30am - 11:15am
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
For children of all ages. The whole family is encouraged to participate actively in stories, songs and movement activities to maximize your child’s pre-reading skills for life.

Sat, Nov 23, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Friends Book Shop
Buy 1 Adult Book Bag, get 2 books FREE. Specially marked books are not included in the sale.

Sat, Nov 23, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
For adults, teens, and children (8+ with a caregiver). Learn the basics of armor creation for your next cosplay project in this workshop brought to you by the King Con Cosplay Committee.

Sun, Nov 24, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room 1
KFPL and Tone Deaf present an afternoon of experimental music and live improvisation responding to the "graphic scores" produced by youth at Tone Deaf & KFPL's "Graphic Scores Composition Workshop."

Mon, Nov 25, 10:00am - 10:30am
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
For newborns and pre-walking babies. Stories, songs, rhymes and tickles. Parents and caregivers will learn, and practise, fun and simple ways to incorporate early literacy skills in the home.

Mon, Nov 25, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Friends Book Shop
Buy 1 Adult Book Bag, get 2 books FREE. Specially marked books are not included in the sale.

Mon, Nov 25, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
November is National Novel Writing Month. Come meet up with fellow writers and get a little work done in a fun, free supportive space with WiFi and outlets. For teens and adults. Drop in, no cost.

Mon, Nov 25, 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
Join us in the Create Space to make a variety of projects in a low-stress environment. Create as a group, or work on whatever interests you.

Tue, Nov 26, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Friends Book Shop
Buy 1 Adult Book Bag, get 2 books FREE. Specially marked books are not included in the sale.

Tue, Nov 26, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
For children of all ages. Come build and explore with our LEGO & DUPLO. All materials are provided.

Wed, Nov 27, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Friends Book Shop
Buy 1 Adult Book Bag, get 2 books FREE. Specially marked books are not included in the sale.

Wed, Nov 27, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Be inspired by engaging stories of discovery from researchers at Queen’s University. IGnite is accessible to anyone curious enough to attend - a spark to inspire families and the Kingston community.Register

Wed, Nov 27, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
We're back at Tir Nan Og to discuss what have been our favourite books of the year.

Thu, Nov 28, 10:00am - 10:30am
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
For ages 2 and up. Jump, skip, hop and more in this active program. Through play-based activities and interactive books, children will develop their physical confidence.

Thu, Nov 28, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Friends Book Shop
Buy 1 Adult Book Bag, get 2 books FREE. Specially marked books are not included in the sale.

Fri, Nov 29, 10:00am - 10:30am
For ages 3 and under. Through rhythm, rhyme and movement, children will naturally develop language and increase their ability to hear the smaller sounds in words.

Fri, Nov 29, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Friends Book Shop
Buy 1 Adult Book Bag, get 2 books FREE. Specially marked books are not included in the sale.

Fri, Nov 29, 2:00pm - 3:40pm
Meeting Room 1
For children of all ages. Follows an English adventurer who teams up with a lonely Bigfoot to find his distant relatives, the Yetis of the Himalayas. Rated PG. (Animated comedy.)

Sat, Nov 30, 10:30am - 11:15am
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
For children of all ages. The whole family is encouraged to participate actively in stories, songs and movement activities to maximize your child’s pre-reading skills for life.

Sat, Nov 30, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Friends Book Shop
Buy 1 Adult Book Bag, get 2 books FREE. Specially marked books are not included in the sale.

Sat, Nov 30, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Friends of the Library Create Space
This small group workshop will provide you with the necessary skills to safely operate the library's Prusa 3D Printer.

Sat, Nov 30, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
This small group workshop will provide you with the necessary skills to safely operate the library's Prusa 3D Printer.

Sat, Nov 30, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
This small group workshop will provide you with the necessary skills to safely operate the library's Prusa 3D Printer.

Mon, Dec 02, 10:00am - 10:30am
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
For newborns and pre-walking babies. Stories, songs, rhymes and tickles. Parents and caregivers will learn, and practise, fun and simple ways to incorporate early literacy skills in the home.

Tue, Dec 03, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
For children of all ages. Come build and explore with our LEGO & DUPLO. All materials are provided.

Thu, Dec 05, 10:00am - 10:30am
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
For ages 2 and up. Jump, skip, hop and more in this active program. Through play-based activities and interactive books, children will develop their physical confidence.

Thu, Dec 05, 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
Join us in the Create Space to make a variety of projects in a low-stress environment. Create as a group, or work on whatever interests you.

Fri, Dec 06, 10:00am - 10:30am
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
For ages 3 and under. Through rhythm, rhyme and movement, children will naturally develop language and increase their ability to hear the smaller sounds in words.

Sat, Dec 07, 10:30am - 11:15am
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
For children of all ages. The whole family is encouraged to participate actively in stories, songs and movement activities to maximize your child’s pre-reading skills for life.

Sat, Dec 07, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
For children of all ages. Join drag entertainer Rowena Whey for an extra-special storytime where we will celebrate being true to yourself through songs and LGBTQ+ stories.
Registration opens Saturday, November 23 2019 at 9:00am

Mon, Dec 09, 10:00am - 10:30am
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
For newborns and pre-walking babies. Stories, songs, rhymes and tickles. Parents and caregivers will learn, and practise, fun and simple ways to incorporate early literacy skills in the home.

Tue, Dec 10, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
For children of all ages. Come build and explore with our LEGO & DUPLO. All materials are provided.

Wed, Dec 11, 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
Join us in the Create Space to make a variety of projects in a low-stress environment. Create as a group, or work on whatever interests you.

Wed, Dec 11, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room 3
Monthly meeting of KFPL's New Adult Advisory Board (NAAB). The NAAB is currently accepting new members. Contact Graeme Langdon, Teen & New Adult Services, if you are interested in volunteering.

Thu, Dec 12, 10:00am - 10:30am
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
For ages 2 and up. Jump, skip, hop and more in this active program. Through play-based activities and interactive books, children will develop their physical confidence.

Thu, Dec 12, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
Monthly meeting for the Central branch Teen Advisory Group.

Fri, Dec 13, 10:00am - 10:30am
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
For ages 3 and under. Through rhythm, rhyme and movement, children will naturally develop language and increase their ability to hear the smaller sounds in words.

Fri, Dec 13, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Meeting Room 1
Student Music Recital

Sat, Dec 14, 10:30am - 11:15am
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
For children of all ages. The whole family is encouraged to participate actively in stories, songs and movement activities to maximize your child’s pre-reading skills for life.

Sat, Dec 14, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
For adults, teens, and children (8+ with a caregiver). Learn to make horns for your next cosplay costume in this workshop brought to you by the King Con Cosplay Committee.
Registration opens Friday, November 29 2019 at 9:00am

Mon, Dec 16, 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
Join us in the Create Space to make a variety of projects in a low-stress environment. Create as a group, or work on whatever interests you.