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The Buzzed Bee: Canada 150 Edition

Since the summer of 2016, Windsor Public Library has been hosting a special type of spelling bee: the Buzzed Bee. Taking place at Phog Lounge (157 University Ave West), this fun-filled spelling bee gives adults an opportunity to relive their grade-school glory days, and show off their spelling prowess. The next round of the Buzzed Bee will take place on June 15th. This time around, we’ll be honouring Canada’s 150th with...
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Windsor Public Library Is Now On The Air!

Tune in every Friday at 12:30pm to CJAM 99.1FM for Off the Shelf, Windsor Public Library’s weekly radio program dedicated to discussing books, culture, and what is happening in the world of public libraries. Off the Shelf features author interviews, reading recommendations, and program listings of events happening at the library. This week’s edition will feature an interview with University of Windsor Professor and author Dr. André Narbonne, discussing his...
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Adult Graphic Novel Club

Are you a fan of comic books and graphic novels? Would you like to discuss this medium with other comic fans? Then join Budimir’s Adult Graphic Novel Club! Like a traditional book club, our members gather each month to discuss a chosen graphic novel, engaging in a lively discussion about the book. In previous sessions we have discussed such titles as Neil Gaiman’s Sandman and Seth’s It’s a Good Life,...
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RIP Richard Adams, 1920 – 2016

Richard George Adams was an English novelist, best known for the novel Watership Down. Adams was born in Walsh Common, England on May 9, 1920. He studied at Worchester College before entering the British Army in 1940. After his release from the armed forces, he returned to Worcester to continue his studies, receiving a bachelor’s degree in 1948. After graduating, Adams began working for the British Civil Service. Adams proved...
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Fantastic Beasts Made During Wild Summer Programming

Excited Harry Potter fans had a chance this summer to make some of their favorite magical monsters and creepy creatures at the Forest Glade Library. Inspired by the book and upcoming film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the program Fantastic Beasts and How to Make Them allowed children to craft miniature versions of mandrakes, acromantulas, and many other creatures from the Harry Potter universe. If you have a Harry Potter fan who would...
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