This month’s #FailedItorNailedIt was definitely a #NailedIt! We took a ton of methods for decorating Glass Christmas Ornaments and put our own spin on them to create one-of-a-kind homemade holiday decor. To get started on your own Christmas Crafting, check out some Holiday Crafting Books here at Windsor Public Library! A few of my favourites include Sew Merry and Bright, Scandinavian Christmas Crafts and Recipes, and Handcrafted Christmas. Happy Crafting!...Read more
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This month, Bridgeview Library’s Failed It or Nailed It Adult Craft program was the Melted Crayon Art fad you can see all over Pinterest. The general idea is to secure a ton of crayons on a canvas and use heat to melt them into a work of art. Easy, you say? Well not quite that simple. There are a couple tricks to the trade as we learned last week. The...Read more
May was a lazy reading month for me, I’ve only got through two titles! I took the picture for this months post at the Field Museum in Chicago, IL. They have an amazing dinosaur exhibit and this particular dinosaur is SUE the T-Rex! Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton (I Own but Never Read) I love love love the Jurassic Park movies. And in light of the upcoming premier of Jurassic...Read more
Although April is behind us, it looks like its showers are following us into May. Why not grab a book from your local library and cozy up for a rainy weather read? Read on for some suggestions from my 2015 Reading Challenge. The Fire Sermon by Francesca Haig (Book Written This Year) This was a book I found on our New Books Shelf and I am so glad I picked...Read more
Have you checked out Teen Zone or Tween Scene? A drop in program for tweens and teens every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 3:15-4;45, we have some special events planned for May. Along with crafts, writing, board games and video games we also have a Trivia Challenge, Poetry on Demand (where poet Vanessa Shields will create poetry on the spot), Challenge a Guinness Book Record (if you beat the challenge,...Read more
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