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!

Recent Posts by Miss Kate

Join us for Cinema Saturday

On Saturday, September 13th we’ll have our first session of our monthly Cinema Saturday program at the Central Library. If you’re worried one Saturday a month isn’t enough don’t! We’re keeping Saturdays interesting with a mix of programs: from Kids Clubs and other specialized programs (including the upcoming Superhero September!) with Miss Janet and Saturday Crafternoons with Miss Kate. There should be something fun going on every week! This Saturday...
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Bubble Painting Saturday at the Central Library.

What could be more fun than bubbles AND painting? Please join us at the Central Library for the first installment of Crafty Science this Saturday, July 5th at 3:00 pm. This program is designed to teach kids basic science lessons and give them something fun to take home and show off. This week we’ll be learning about bubbles and primary colours through a bubble painting craft in red, yellow, and...
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Come Join us for Bilingual Story Time

Join us Thursday mornings at 10:30 am for the Family Fun with French program and help get your preschooler ready for school. A typical story time consists of a variety of French and bilingual (English/French) songs with handouts provided and books read aloud in combination of French and English we also bring in some informal vocabulary building exercises. It’s a fun and varied circle time. WPL’s Family Fun with French...
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Saturday’s Upcycling Craft: Egg Carton Octopus

Please join us at Central library where this week we’ll be using recycled egg cartons to make cute little octopuses. This craft is especially personal since we’ll be making the tentacles by tracing our fingers to make a cute craft to take home and share. This craft, on Saturday, June 21st will be our last upcycling craft of the season so it’s a great chance to try things out before...
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May Goodreads

The results are in from our Goodreads poll and it looks like WPL’s readers enjoy reading young adult (YA) books! 66.7% of respondents let us know that they “sometimes” read YA books with 22.2% reading them “often.” The combined total of 88.9% reading YA titles either sometimes or often is pretty strong. It looks like we love YA! Only 11.1% of readers said they read them “rarely” with no one...
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