Poetry and Digital Photography @ “Just Watch Me”

On Saturday, September 13, 2014, Digital Literacy Project facilitators Rana Salah and Nina Pariser conducted a poetry and digital photography workshop as part of Just Watch Me at the Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery at Concordia University.

Participants learned some photography techniques, did some writing exercises and  wrote poetry inspired by their own photographs.

Here are some snapshots of the participants taking pictures and writing poetry.











World Elder Abuse Awareness Day – 2014 @ Atwater Library


Last Thursday, June 19 we hosted a very successful event to observe World Elder Abuse Awareness Day in partnership with RECAA (Respecting Elders: Communities Against Abuse), the Contactivity Centre and Concordia University’s ACT (Ageing, Communications, Technology). There was performances, poetry readings and digital media presentations by elders for elders.


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Seniors Music Project Open House Friday, March 2, 2014 at 1:00 pm

This winter we have been offering a series of workshops aimed at empowering musically-oriented seniors to use computers and then teach others to use computers to record and create music.

You are warmly invited to hear their work at the Library on Friday, March 21 at 1:00 pm.

Check out Louise and Enid’s video and listen their piece below.


The unwinding road to opening the brain. So here we are a big round ball of tangled cords. Swoosh swoosh swooshing around. Scrambling around like tentacles humming away humming uphill downhill, in a circle, going through a walk into the sunshine. By Louise Jack in consultation with Enid Anderson. Created during the Seniors Music Project of the Digital Literacy Project at the Atwater Library and Computer Centre.


“Can you have sex before marriage?”

As part of our youth video project about pluralism, project leader Trisha talks about this and other fun questions .

For more information about this project, click here

Atwater Library featured on Spotlight on Community Engagement

Concordia University featured the Atwater Library in their Spotlight on Community Engagement video series.

Learn more about this project with Concordia here.