On your first visit, be
prepared to get messy!

Paper maché your very own balloon bowl. On your second visit, paint the bowls you’ve created. Ages 10 and up.

For information call 519-255-670, Ext. 5000.

Wednesday, February 22 & Thursday, February 23, from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm, Fontainebleau Library.

They are horse-like and
sparkly and have the cutest
little horns, they are Unicorns! Come celebrate these legendary creatures with crafts and activities.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 8800.

Saturday, February 25, from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm, Seminole Library.

Spotting a Phishing attempt

The nerve of some people! While we all want to be safe online, there are people out there intent on nefarious deeds. Today I got an email that was an attempt to scam me, and in the spirit of information literacy I wanted to share. What is a phishing attempt? A phishing attempt online is usually delivered in an official looking capacity, and typically it’s used as an attempt to get your passwords and other credentials which can be used for identity theft and other illicit Continue Reading...
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Seed Lending Library Opening at Central

  Due to the overwhelming success of the seed lending library at our Forest Glade Branch, we are excited to announce that a seed lending library is now coming to our Central Branch. This past summer as our patrons who frequent the downtown branch know, we opened a demonstration garden (pictured) on our balcony fronting Ouellette, thanks to Councillor and Library Board member, Rino Bortolin. The next step is now becoming a reality, but we need your help for a seed library. Your seed library! Avid growers Continue Reading...
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Keep Calm and Rock On, and on, and on: Aging in the Rock World

  “Hey, we just enjoy it. I think we think we’re getting the hang of this thing, you know?”  – Keith Richards The Rolling Stones Formed in London, England in 1962 by Brian Jones, the original lineup also consisted of Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, Bill Wyman and Ian Stewart. The Stones very first gig though, (and only that gig)featured Mick Avory on drums who later went on to drum for the Kinks. A few more members came and went over the years, with their 50th anniversary in 2012 Continue Reading...
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February Rave Reviewed

It was another great Rave Reviews session, and we saw a few new faces this month.  Miss Kate is away, so I got the opportunity to step into the group again…and can I just say how much fun this hour a month is, and how much I miss it (and the lovely ladies who attend and crack me up!).  We were joined by Sue, our Self-Publishing Facilitator, and we brought some pretty great reads to share (if we do say so ourselves).  Here are our recommendations Continue Reading...
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Cozy Mystery Reading

Have you ever wondered what a cozy-mystery is? “Cozies” as fans like to call them are a subgenre of mystery or thriller novels. They are typically light reads in that the sex and violence often portrayed in other detective fiction is really downplayed. In most cases, the detectives themselves aren’t even real officers, but rather educated and intelligent women, who most often live in really small cities or towns. There is even a sub-sub genre in cozy mysteries, where animals are actually the lead investigators. They Continue Reading...
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Windsor Public Library Celebrates Family Literacy

On January 27, families across Windsor will participate in Family Literacy Day, a national initiative promoting the importance of reading and engaging in literacy-related activities as a family. The Windsor Public Library encourages family literacy year round and is always striving to recognize the literacy needs of parents and children and provide an environment conducive to reading. Families are encouraged to let children select the books they would like to read: find new stories for children to read each week in bookstores, at neighborhood book swaps Continue Reading...
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