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Dorothy Mahoney at Windsor Public Library

WPL Writers’ Group is excited to welcome guest speaker Dorothy Mahoney to our December meeting.  Mahoney’s second book of poetry Off Leash was released in 2016. Her works have been published in numerous anthologies, she has been a moderator and presenter with BookFest Windsor and she is an active member of Windsor’s literary scene.  She will be sharing her experiences as a writer, and answering questions about her experiences, as...
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Indian Woman I Am: Pain, Hope, Courage and Survival

“My name is Evelyn Morales of Saulteaux, Ojibway, Cree, Scottish and French ancestral lines.  I was born in Manitoba and given the spirit name “One Storm Thunder Lightning Woman”.  I am a mother, grandmother, an Aboriginal, and a Christian woman.  I have survived many traumas throughout my life from experiencing residential school, a broken home, and broken relationships to living in a home school for girls, foster homes and ultimately,...
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Travels with FRED

If you haven’t had a chance to explore Windsor Public Library’s coolest new branch, you’re missing something.  Our bookmobile, lovingly called FRED (for Freedom to Read, Educate and Discover) has been on the road for a few months now, bringing what the library has to offer to seniors’ facilities, community events, or under-serviced neighbourhoods. Working on FRED is a unique experience.  People aren’t sure at first what we are, or if they...
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Our Tech Hub Robots Have Names!

Congratulations to Dimitar and Breanna! They are the winners of our “Name our Robots” contest that was held in the Tech Hub at the Central Library this summer. The winning names are Psycho and Pinball for our Spheros and D.Devil and McQueen for our two Ollies. Dimitar and Breanna each win a certificate to print a design on the 3D printer at Central for free. Thanks to everyone who came...
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Windsor Public Library Working Toward Community Wellness

Windsor Public Library was proud to host the launch of Fred Groves’ latest book, Homeless Not Hopeless: Windsor’s Untold Story this week.  Groves researched the homeless situation in Windsor and Essex County, interviewing people affected by homelessness in different ways.  The book talks about those needing the help, those who provide the help to them, and offers a list of resources available. 100% of the proceeds from the book will...
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