Category Archives: Adult programs

By The River January Meeting ReBooked

The December 13 meeting of BY THE RIVER, Readers series is now rebooked and will  happen on Wednesday January 17. Urban Farmhouse Press hopes this date works better for your busy holiday schedule and you will attend in the new year, as this meeting will present the published collection of the works of 2016-2017 readers. Place is the same (Ouellette lobby, Central Branch),  &                    no change to the time (starts 6:30...
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Community Connecting Artist at Sandwich Library

Our peaceful place to paint seniors connect with our Thursday Tween Time. We enjoyed hours of creative fun filled programs at Sandwich Library last Thursday. Our seniors demonstrated watercolour painting techniques they had  practiced from the assignments I gave them last week. Tim’s sample technique was left on display by our gorgeous Sandwich Library picture windows. When the tweens came in they started to learn from the seniors’ work with great enthusiasm. At...
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Launch of new book by author Fartumo Kusow on December 4

Fartumo Kusow, a Windsor high school English teacher, will mark the launch of her new novel Tale of a Boon’s Wife with a talk at the Windsor Public Library, Central Branch (850 Ouellette Ave), on Monday December 4th from 6:30-8:00pm. Community Living Room, 1st Floor. Kusow fled Somalia just as its years-long civil war was starting. She made her way to Canada, settling in Windsor where she earned an Honours Degree in English...
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A Peaceful Place to Paint – Sandwich Library, 3312 Sandwich Street

ADULT PAINTING SESSIONS –  Do you love water painting?  Do you want to learn? Do you want to meet and share the joy of painting with a friendly community of people in a wonderful space? Join us THURSDAYS, 10:30 A.M. – 12:00 A.M.  at Sandwich Library for watercolour painting. All supplies provided along with gentle instruction. Beginners to Advance welcome.  Click on READ MORE to see more images of our wonderful...
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Don’t Miss ‘The Story of the Dodge Brothers’ at W.F. Chisholm Branch

On Saturday, November 4, you’re invited to join us at the new W.F. Chisholm Branch for a special presentation from our friends at the Canadian Transportation Museum. We’ve very excited that the morning’s special activities will feature something for all ages! 9:30-10:30 – Join us for a presentation from CTM volunteer Mickey, to learn about the Dodge Brothers from bicycles to automobiles and hear about their connections to Windsor. 10:45-12:30 –...
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By the River — Author readings series moves to Central Branch

For the months of November and December 2017, Urban Farmhouse Press organized author readings series, By the River, will be moving to the Central Branch on Ouellette Avenue.  Meetings will run 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  There is no charge for parking in the municipal lot behind the library after 6 o’clock in the evening. In addition to the readings, the November 15 meeting will feature art work from SHO....
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It’s not about Exercise

On Saturday, October 14, local writer Marty Gervais presented a slide show at the Central Branch to promote his recently released nonfiction book, FIVE DAYS WALKING FIVE TOWNS: TOURING WINDSOR’S PAST. If you were unable to attend, there will be additional dates after October 23 to hear the author and purchase copies of his book.  More information can be found on the Biblioasis events page....
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Photographer Leah Denbok to Appear at Central Library on September 30th

Windsor Public Library is pleased to welcome photographer and author, Leah Denbok for a presentation and discussion this coming Saturday, September 30th. Ms. Denbok will be speaking about her art and her upcoming book, ‘Nowhere to Call Home – Photographs and Stories of the Homeless’. For the past three years, Collingwood native, Leah has been capturing images of homeless individuals in an attempt to raise awareness of the plight of homelessness in Canada. At only...
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3rd Annual ‘How-To’ Festival hits Windsor Public Library

Fall is just around the corner and that means it’s once again time for Windsor Public Library’s annual ‘How-To’ Festival. We’re going on our 3rd fabulous year and this time we’re taking the party to the city’s east side and our Forest Glade branch. We hope you’ll join us! This year we’ve invited over 20 experts in a variety of areas to teach you a host of fun and useful new skills...
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Learn How – To Get a Great Night’s Sleep at ‘Sleep 101’ Workshop

Most of us can probably recall at least a few nights in the past month or two where, even though we were exhausted, we just couldn’t seem to stop tossing and turning in order to get a full night of peaceful, quality sleep. Despite the fact that a good night’s sleep is an essential part of a healthy and balanced lifestyle, it’s something that doesn’t necessarily come naturally to everyone. Well,...
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