Are you graduating from high school this year and are you looking for a Speaking and Leadership Program in the West Island?

You’ll find exactly that at the Pointe-Claire Library this fall.

What, when, where, how? Read on for more!…

Youth Leadership Program

Are you in your final year(s) of high school and interested in joining other enthusiastic and committed young people in developing your speaking and leadership skills?

If so, join this free Toastmasters workshop and learn how to be better prepared to present speeches, conduct a meeting, listen effectively, evaluate and of course, develop self-confidence.

Toastmasters International offers a Youth Leadership Program designed to develop the speaking and leadership skills of young people. This can help young people to be better prepared to meet the challenges of today’s world.

The Program is based on the belief that every young person has the potential to become a good communicator and leader, but this potential needs to be developed. Sessions are designed to be held in a friendly atmosphere during which they can express themselves.


Youth Leadership Program


Christian Turianskyj (ATM Silver), one the Directors of the Friends of the Pointe Claire Library, has made arrangements with the Pointe Claire Library in order to hold weekly sessions  in the Library between October 1 and December 3, 2010 from 4.30 to 6.00 PM .


At the Pointe-Claire Public Library .



The Invitation to join is made more particularly to committed Students in their last year of High School. On December 3, Participants will be given the opportunity to display their new skill to parents and friends and be awarded a Certificate.


There is no fee for the Program, which will be conducted in English.

Toastmasters Clubs are the only recognized sponsors of a Youth Leadership Program . Since Christian is a senior member of the St. Lawrence Toastmasters Club, the Club has purchased the Program manuals which include one Coordinator’s Guide and Participant’s Handbooks.

More info

For more detailed information, please call Christian Turianskyj at 514-697-4437 or Ms. Radha-Prema B. McAllister, Teen Services Librarian , at 514-630-1218.  (Or send us an email at [email protected] and we’ll forward it to Christian.)