Venerable Atwater Library is one of city’s cultural treasures

The Gazette,  By Mike Boone

“You can peruse sonnets of Browning before returning to Cabot Square to enjoy a sherry.” It is probably the only place in Montreal – indeed, the only place in Canada – where a photo of Irving Layton is displayed in proximity to one of Sir John A. Macdonald.Other than the likelihood that neither was a stranger to the enchantments of scotch, the poet and the prime minister would seem to have little in common. But there they are, hanging out, literally, from a mobile suspended above the entrance foyer of the Atwater Library. Read more…