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Book club

Join Carolyne and Joanie, two librarians with the National Assembly Library, to explore three Québec works that focus, differently, on the themes of democracy and communities living together. A unique opportunity to share ideas and take part in the discussion.

Dive deep into these fascinating books!

July 24, 2021 session

  • Raviver la démocratie : pour un partage accru du pouvoir. By Geneviève Dorval Douville, Kimberlee Désormeaux and Marc-André Ouellette, published in 2021 by Éditions Somme toute, 176 pages.

August 7, 2021 session - postponed to August 8 due to weather conditions.

  • Kuei, je te salue : conversation sur le racisme (2nd edition). By Natasha Kanapé Fontaine and Deni Ellis Béchard, published in 2021 by Éditions Écosociété, 208 pages. 

September 11, 2021 session 

  • Prendre part : considérations sur la démocratie et ses fins. By David Robichaud and Patrick Turmel, published in 2020 by Atelier 10, 112 pages.
Registration required


Telephone: 418-643-7239
Toll free: 1-866-337-8837

Information about the activity

WHEN: Saturday afternoons, July 24, August 7 and September 11 at 1:30 p.m.

WHERE: At the Halte citoyenne (visitor kiosk) – you be will informed of the location at the kiosk.

COST: Free – You must however have the books with you (available in bookstores and municipal libraries). We encourage you to read the books before the meetings to ensure a rich discussion.

RESERVATION: 15 places available. Registration required. To register, please send an email to

NOTE: In the event of rain, the activity will be postponed to the next day (July 25, August 8 and September 12). Bring your lawn chair or picnic blanket to ensure you are comfortable.