FLL is a robotics program for
9 to 14 year olds, which is
designed to get children excited about science & technology and teach them valuable life skills. FLL can be used in a classroom setting but is not solely designed for this purpose. Teams, composed of up to ten children with at least one adult coach, can also be associated with a pre-existing club, organization, or just be a group of friends. Come join us to learn about this program and how you can start a team or join on in your area! From 10:00am to 2:00pm on July 19 at Bridgeview, July 26, at Remington Park, August 9 at Central and August 16 at Forest Glade.

Make a bendy friend from
pipe cleaners, straws and beads. Will your friend be a ballerina or a sports star or what? Ages 8 and up. Registration required.

Wednesday, July 16, from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm, Sandwich Library.

Some films are rated PG,
PG-13 or R. This is not a
children’s program.

Wednesdays at 1:00 pm, Fred Israel Auditorium, Central Library.

JULY 16 – STAR TREK, – PG-13 (127 min.)
JULY 23 – THE DARK KNIGHT RISES, – PG-13 (164 min.)
JULY 30 – SKYFALL – PG-13 (143 min.)
AUG 6 – RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK, – PG (105 min.)
AUG 13 – GRAVITY – PG-13 (91 min.)
AUG 20 – CAPTAIN PHILLIPS – PG-13 (134 min.)
AUG 27 – AVATAR – PG-13 (162 min.)

Come see how you can bring
items from your imagination
to life with 3D printing!  

We will have a 3D printer on display so you can watch it create something from almost nothing. You can learn how to use a 3D printer to create toys, art, practical items, gifts, and much more. Join us for a few hours to participate in a 3D printing experience. This activity is most suited for ages 8-18.

Saturday July 19, from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Fontainebleau Library.

Looking for some great new
reads? Get the scoop on the
newest books coming out and hear from other readers about their latest and best literary find. To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 3320.

Monday, July 21, 2014, from  6:30 pm  to 7:30 pm, Budimir Library.

Learn about the invention
of the Telescope and what
you can see in the night sky if you Look Up!
Ages 7-12. Register at 519-255-6770 x3300.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Budimir Library.

Enjoy a coffee and a sweet
treat as you set up your
tablet or mobile device to access free e-books, audiobooks, music, movies, tv-shows, magazines and language learning tools using apps available to library cardholders. Bring your own device and a valid library card. To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 4424.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014, from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm, Bridgeview Library.

Come and relive a favourite childhood game on a grand
scale! Experience the life-sized game of Candyland. Journey through the peppermint forest, lollipop woods and the chocolate swamp.  All ages welcome.

Thursday, July 24, 2014, from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm, Forest Glade Library.

Today is Harry Potter’s
and J.K. Rowling’s birthday.
Join us for a fun day of games like wizard chess, indoor Muggle Quidditch, and so much more. Children will have a chance to win Harry Potter books or DVDs. Ages 5 to 12. Registration required.

Thursday, July 31, from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm, Central Library.

Robot Sumo

TWO ROBOTS ENTER; ONLY ONE LEAVES. This Saturday from 1-4 at Forest Glade Library, our friends from Hackforge will be putting on another great program: Robot Sumo.  Children & Teens ages 10-18 are invited to build a champion Sumo Robot using real world techniques.  They’ll have the opportunity to experiment with mechanics, sensors, and artificial intelligence. To register for this free program please contact Forest Glade Library, or call 519-996-4982.  If you can’t make it this week, the program will be repeated at Bridgeview Library on Continue Reading...
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Lestat is Back!

It’s been over ten years since Anne Rice has released a novel from the infamous Vampire Chronicles. Blood Canticle (2003) was the last installment narrated by Lestat himself. As a treat, also enjoyed in Blackwood Farm (2002), it included characters from Rice’s other popular occult series, The Lives of the Mayfair Witches. In Prince Lestat (release date OCT 28 2014), we are brought back to the Chronicles’ roots. Lestat is back with a number of familiar characters including Lois, Armand, Marius and the Talamasca scholar David Continue Reading...
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Little Free Library

Windsor Public Library and partners, Rotary Club of Windsor 1918, Rotary Club of Windsor Roseland, Life After Fifty, and Essex Region Conservation Authority (ERCA) have been working on the Little Free Libraries (LFL) project for several months. In 2009 Rotarian Todd Bol built the very first LFL in honour of his mother, a former school teacher who loved reading. Since 2009, people in over 55 countries have installed more than 16,000 of the little libraries. These LFL are run on the premise of “take a book, Continue Reading...
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What WPL is reading in July

The voracious readers at WPL are enjoying some great WPL reads.  As we’ve done for the past few months, we’re sharing our monthly reads to help you find some new books.  We’ve got a variety of opinions and tastes, so maybe there’s something here for you? As an aside, I just wanted to say thank you to all those who helped with the E-book drive last month.  We didn’t quite make it unfortunately, but we were extremely close.   Here’s what we’re reading this month: Rob Continue Reading...
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Colour Fun with Riverside’s Writing and Illustration Club

Check out the latest masterpieces created by members of the Riverside Writing and Illustration Club when you visit our very own blog. Our blog was just updated and gives a peak into what you can expect at our meetings. The club is open to any aspiring writer or illustrator ages 8 and up. Our next meeting will be Monday July 21 at 6pm, hope to see you there!  ...
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Little Paleontologists

We dug up some fun yesterday at Riverside Library with our Little Paleontologist Program.  Children ages 3-8 tried their hands at making fossils, digging for dinosaur bones, seeing how large a Triceratops footprint was, and comparing the size of five different dinosaurs. We’ve got an exciting lineup of Summer Programs planned, and would love for you to join us.  Have a look at our Program Guide to learn more....
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