Category Archives: Leisure & Sports

Library Live Earth Day Community Garden

Children ages 3-12 and caregivers join us tonight at Central Library from 5:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. as we share the joys of gardens.  Each child will be given at least 1 herb plant to take home and grow.  There will also be EARTH DAY crafts, information on RECYCLING, and so much more.  See you tonight!...
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What’s Cooking at WPL

Staff love nothing more than to offer a good suggestion to our patrons. Cookbooks are one of the most in demand books at WPL, so as a result staff brainstormed and thought we would go to the next step to provide Reader’s Advisory on these items. We can’t recommend a cookbook if we haven’t tried the recipes. So we thought it was best to get cooking and then we can...
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Library Live Children’s Club 16th Tournament

Today twenty players ages 5 – 17 participated in the 16th Children’s Chess Tournament at Central library.  An additional audience of 45 supporters and on lookers also enjoyed this tournament.  Please join us at one or all of our next club meeting Saturday, March 21, 1-4 p.m., Saturday, April 18, 1-4 p.m. and May 2, 16, and 30. 1-4 p.m.  Kids are taught by Teen Volunteers under staff supervision.  FOR CHILDREN...
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A bit o’ Erin, for your ears

If you are celebrating St. Patrick’s Day, click on over to HOOPLA on our website to listen to the featured collection of Celtic Music.  Or if you search the music section for “Irish” or “Ireland” you can readily discover over 100 sound recordings by current and past artists.  You can hear traditional ballads, anthems and songs as well as tin whistle and fiddle compositions, dance music, and legends and folk...
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GUEST BLOGGER Beatrice Fantoni on FOOD

Windsor Public Library is thrilled to launch its Guest Blogger program. Once a month we’ll invite someone from our community with a particular interest or expertise to share their three favourite items on that topic from WPL’s collection. We’re also getting kind of nosy and asking them what other reading materials are on their nightstand! This is a fun way to see how others in our community are using WPL’s...
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Community gardeners come in out droves despite the chill

Over 50 people interested in learning more about local community gardens ventured out in the frosty temperatures last night to visit the Central Library for a documentary screening and information session. It’s tough to imagine with the snow heaped around us but for gardeners this is certainly the time to start planning!  The documentary, titled “A Community of Gardeners”, presented a history of the community garden movement in the US...
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50 Shades of Conversation Options

Star Wars, Harry Potter, Star Trek, Twilight, The Hunger Games, & 50 Shades of Grey? While you may not be a fan, it’s undeniably true that the 50 Shades phenomenon has reached heights that many franchises only aspire to. It is in and it is popular, but not all tastes are covered by the matter. If you’re feeling left out of the conversation, don’t worry. The library has you covered...
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Calling all hobbyists!

Do you have a hobby you love? Would you like to share your hobby with others? Are you available on Saturday January 17, from 2-4 pm? If so, you might like to participate as a presenter in our Happenin’ Hobby Open House at Central Library, in celebration of National Hobby Month. You won’t have to give a speech, but you will have to answer questions from interested people and be...
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