Activities you can do during the pandemic

Alice-Quintal Library

Good news! We have increased the limit of digital loans per user to 10 documents.

To access the eBook catalog, you must have your membership number and password. If you are not a member of the library (or if your membership has expired), you can contact us by phone (450 834-2596, ext. 7162) to obtain a temporary membership.

All the instructions for borrowing your first eBooks are available on the home page of the online catalog: click  here

 

Online activities

Recreational activities for youth

 

 

For everyone

 

Adult activities

Culture

 

A little bit of everything

 


 

CINEMA

 

THEATRE

 

MUSIC

  • Conductor Kent Nagano and the musicians from the Montreal Symphony Orchestra (MSO) will remain close to the public thanks to classical music. Since March 18th, three free concerts are broadcast online, weekly.
  • The Orchestre Métropolitain de Montréal  offers a musical program online, free of charge and updated every Friday.
  • Every day at 5 pm, live from the Facebook page of La Fabrique culturelle, join an artist in his/her living room for a musical session. On the bill: Safia Nolin, La Bronze, Fanny Bloom, Pilou, KNLO, Caro Dupont, Mathieu Bérubé and many more!
  • The Metropolitan Opera of New York presents performances online, free of charge.

 

LITERATURE

 

PHOTOGRAPHY

  • Nathalie, a professional photographer, organizes live photo workshops every day (9 am and 1 pm) on her  Facebook page. For children and adults alike!

 

MUSEUMS

  • Four exhibition rooms of the 350 years of art practice in Québec at the  Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec (MNBAQ) are now available for virtual tours.
  • The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) offers access to the audioguide of the Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives exhibition, free of charge from the MMFA app.
  • The Musée d’art de Joliette (MAJ) website has created a virtual blog space, where internet users can post photographs that they have taken. Every Thursday, a new theme will be suggested in order to stimulate your creativity. The participants’ creations will then be displayed in a virtual exhibition room.
  • McCord Museum (Montreal) has posted videos of its exhibitions and filmed lectures. The museum also has a mobile application offering tours of the city of Montreal.
  • The Musée des beaux-arts de Sherbrooke (MBAS) offers two videos on one of its temporary exhibitions, Anna Wong.  These videos provide a glimpse of the mounting of the exhibition.
  • The Centre d’histoire de Montréal  offers several virtual options including 500 articles on the history of Montreal. The many topics will be complemented by interviews, videos, archive photos and artifacts. Daily meetings will be created on its Facebook page.
  • The Société d’histoire de Drummond  presents two virtual exhibitions: Il était une danse and Mémoire de nos municipalités.
  • The Musée d’Orsay (Paris) invites you to discover its collections virtually, through youth podcasts, HD virtual tours, YouTube videos, or articles on featured works.
  • The Musée virtuel  allows you to visit no less than 600 exhibitions from numerous museums across Canada (for example the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts or the Mackenzie Art Gallery).
  • The Louvre Museum in Paris, the Mona in Tasmania, the MoMA, in New York, also open their doors virtually.  Access to these museums, as well as others around the world, is available through the incredible collection of virtual museums on Google Arts & Culture.

 

OTHER

  • Gaspésie Virtuelle  lets you discover the many cultural attractions of the Gaspé region in 3D!
  • Hundreds of historical and virtual tours of Quebec are available on BaladoDécouverte.

 


Here is Félix!

Félix is a little boy we introduce during our awareness-raising sessions at elementary schools. This little boy has Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). He helps us understand autism in every day life. Our little gestures will make all of the difference at this particular time!

Have fun colouring! #cavabienaller

The SARL team