Category Archives: Reading/Authors

Libby, by Overdrive

Have you met Libby? If you’re into eBooks & eAudiobooks, chances are you have – or that you will soon. Created by Overdrive, the Libby app is essentially an easier to use version of the Overdrive app. It contains all of the same titles Overdrive, and if you’re using Overdrive already your account information, checkouts, and holds will automatically transfer over into Libby. Libby is built and branded as a...
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Getting Off – and Finding Redemption: the Don Tait Story

Last Saturday afternoon, journalism instructor and local author Veronique Mandal recounted how, for the better part of two decades and over two continents, she pursued the story of former Windsorite, Don Tait. The son of an alcoholic father, Tait at different periods in his life has been a hard-working criminal lawyer, an addict, a fugitive, and a survivor of serious health problems.  It is only in the last few years that...
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Veronique Mandal Presents Book: Getting Off: A Criminal Lawyer’s Road To Redemption

The latest book from journalist and author, Veronique Mandal, profiles former Windsor criminal lawyer, Don Tait.  Entitled, GETTING OFF: A CRIMINAL LAWYER’S ROAD TO REDEMPTION, Mandal follows the trail from Tait’s high octane lifestyle in Windsor, through his recovery from addictions, to his final days in Africa. Mandal will be presenting excerpts from her book plus her adventures researching it, in an author talk at the Central Branch of the...
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Blind Date with a Book

This February Central Branch welcomes all children (and anyone who loves a good children’s book) to participate in a Blind Date with a Book. Near the Children’s Desk at Central you’ll find a variety of books wrapped in paper. Each book containes words and pictures that provide a hint as to what the book is about. There is fiction, nonfiction, and French books of all reading levels included! Come in and...
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Interlibrary Loan now available for Book Club Kits

Exciting news! Book Club Kits are now available via Interlibrary Loan! If you have been taking advantage of our Book Club Kit collection, you’ll be happy to hear that you now have access to more titles through our Interlibrary Loan service (ILLO). ILLO is a process that we use to borrow print materials that are not part of our collection from other public libraries in Ontario. Please use this form...
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