About: Miss Kate

Miss Kate is a Public Service Librarian and has been with the Windsor Public Library since 2010. She's passionate about music, children's programming, book clubs, literacy, reference services, blogging, and libraries in general!

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Rave Reviewed!

Yesterday we had a lot of fun with our monthly Rave Reviews program at the Central library. Jodie and I each brought in a pile of wonderful books and we had a lively discussion. In case you weren’t able to make it out to the program, I’ll be blogging our book picks every month. This month we discussed 11 books in addition to getting feedback on some of last months’...
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Rave Reviewed!

Last week at the Central Library we had a lot of fun with our monthly Rave Reviews program and Jodie and I enjoyed a lively book discussion with some wonderful readers over some tea and treats. At this monthly program, staff share recommendations and highlight some of the best books we’ve read recently. With the weather outside keeping many of us indoors it’s an especially good time to pick up a...
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Season’s Readings!

It’s obvious this year, I’m really excited for the holidays! I love the decorations, the music, the food, the extra time to spend with loved ones. I always love the decorations we put up at WPL and this year I was excited to make my own contribution…I get to combine a few of my favourite things making a holiday display out of books! It’s something I’ve wanted to do ever...
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New Addition at Central

You may have noticed new addition at the Central Library as we move towards our enhanced automotive archives collection. We have a new art piece! A painted “car” that prominently features the band the Motor City Five (often shortened to MC5). Which made me wonder who are the MC5 were and why the artist painting this car choose to honour them? The MC5 are, while not local to Windsor, from relatively...
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Celebrate All Hallows Read With WPL

Author Neil Gaiman is promoting a novel idea*, giving away scary books for Halloween, and at WPL we’re here to help. We have nearly 100 titles by Gaiman; wonderful horror books for adults, teens, and children; books about Halloween including some great crafts; ghost stories; paranormal romance novels; and all kinds of other wonderful books, movies, and games. This could also be a great time to explore classic horror like the works of Bram Stoker, Mary Shelley, or Edgar Allan Poe. There really is something...
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