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Longer checkout period for TV Series

You told us you couldn’t watch a whole season of a TV series in 3 days, and we listened. In response to customer requests, we are lengthening the loan period for adult TV series on DVD to 2 weeks – shortened to 1 week when the holds build up. These DVD sets are highlighted with a yellow spine label. Each patron is limited to borrowing 2 TV seasons at a...
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Final Film Club Screening

Hey film buffs! Our NFB Film Club will host this session’s final screening at the Central Library on Thursday July 10 at 6:15pm.  This month’s screening will feature a selection of five classic Oscar-winning short films from the National Film Board.  Short films, like short stories, are often able to pack a strong evocative or visual punch in mere minutes. With a total run time of just 77 minutes, these are five stories stripped down to their essentials and should appeal...
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Saturday’s Upcycling Craft: Faux Stained Glass Jars!

Join us this Saturday from 3:00-4:00 at the Central Library for our bi-weekly upcycled craft program!  This week we’ll be turning recycled jars into lovely faux stained glass containers. You can use them as vases or to hold your pencils, brushes and other goodies.  We’ll be providing all the materials.  You just need to bring your willingness to create! As always, this program stresses the importance of reusing and recycling everyday items into usable objects. Children of...
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Blooms that never fade…felt flowers!

Central Library was bursting with colour this past Wednesday morning as several people joined in our monthly adult craft program. Inspired by the irises, poppies and bluebells blooming outdoors, this month we created lovely felt flowers.  These fun felt blooms were made into brooches to brighten up jackets, handbags and more!  Our next adult craft program will be June 18 from 10:30-11:30.  It will be a paper-craft session focusing on cards. See the photo below...
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Congrats to our Facebook Photo contest winner!

We at the Windsor Public Library are trying to boost the “social” element of our social media efforts! While we enjoy dealing with our patrons in person, we also want to interact and engage people online. WPL uses social media to hear your ideas, answer your questions, and encourage you to share your library experiences with others. To that end, May 1-14 marked the first in a series of social-media contests that WPL is running throughout 2014. This initial contest had patrons...
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