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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Upcycling: From Trash to Treasure

We’re having way too much fun at the Central library. Every other Saturday I’ve been joined by a wonderful group of kids as we make crafts out of items we’d normally have thrown away. We’ve been coming up with all kinds of creative ways to reuse common household items. In the past we’ve worked with paper roles, recycling book paper, magazines, packing paper, boxes, holiday cards, and all kinds of...
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Join Us for Upcycling on Saturday at Central

We’ve been making crafts all winter here at Central library and this Saturday we’ll be making butterflies out of recycled materials to celebrate spring’s long-awaited arrival. Our Upcycling programs always include at least one recycled item and are meant to teach children the value of preserving our resources by making new items out of objects they might otherwise have thrown out. Previous programs have used packing materials, water bottles, greeting...
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Goodreads Book Club Gets Author’s Attention

Haven’t joined WPL’s online book club yet? Now would be a great time to start! We’re currently reading Erik Larson’s fascinating non-fiction book, The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America and we’re already getting some lively discussions going. Everyone has a different first impression and we’re all looking forward to the upcoming movie staring Leonardo Dicaprio! In fact, the discussion is...
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Special Story time on Thursday

If you haven’t tried our “Family Fun with French” story time at the Central library this would be a great week to start! This week, Miss Kate is preparing a themed story time featuring Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar or, en français, La chenille qui fait des trous that includes puppets and images of real cocoons. The classic story is a great way to teach vocabulary and learn a about...
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You + Me Sculpture Project Coming to Central!

The You+Me Sculpture project is coming to WPL! local artist Laura Shintani is here working on an exciting project and needs your help! Come and be a be part of Windsor’s history by sharing your thumb print. She’ll be at the Central Branch (850 Ouellette Ave) TODAY, February 27th, 2014 from 4-6pm and on Saturday, March 1st from 2-4pm. To learn more about this project visit Laura’s facebook page at:...
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