Category Archives: Programs

Skipping The Bitter Cold Away with the Library Live Children’s Club

We are back and beating the winter cold! JUMPING IN JANUARY started with an enthusiastic group of Teens, Teen volunteers, and club members. We gathered in the lower part of the Sandwich Library for our club’s annual fitness challenge. This was done directly after our writing session(featuring the work of A.A. Milne, author of Winnie the Pooh – birthday January 18, 1882,)  Loads of laughter, fun, and fitness discovery were shared by all. So fight the Winter...
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‘Library Live Talks”at Sandwich Library – January 6, 2018

Marina McCarthy, winner of  the Windsor Essex County Senior Games – Tennis Women 65+ gold medal, shared her experiences with club members on how to keep healthy and fit. After today’s first session of Jumping in January children, teens, and SANDWICH LIBRARY patrons were motivated by Ms. McCarthy’s inspiring talk. Library Live Children’s club teen volunteers and club members had just finished 1 minute of continuous skipping challenge. They were tired and more...
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Learn ‘How-To’ Practice Mindfulness This Year

The New Year is upon us and for many folks, the dawn of a new year means making resolutions for a happier and healthier lifestyle. The first ‘How-To’ workshop of 2018 aims to help you achieve this through the practice of mindfulness. For those who might be unfamiliar, mindfulness is the practice of being aware of your body, mind and feelings in the present moment. It’s thought to alleviate stress...
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Sandwich Library – Peaceful Place to Paint Partners. Wish You A Safe Holiday Season and New Year!

The first series of a Peaceful Place to Paint ended last week with discussion over tea at Sandwich Library, 3312 Sandwich Street. Everyone made wonderful contributions to the gathering. We will meet again starting in Thursday, April 5, 2018. Other new Adult programs will start Thursday, January 11, 2018. Details are at the end of this blog. Hope you can join us! At last Thursday’s meeting members all “checked out” copies...
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Santa Stops at Sandwich Library

Ms. Stacy sent a message to SANTA and he and his helpers came to Sandwich Library for a fun visit. Area kids were treated on one of Ms. Stacy’s Sensational Singing Story Times. Tweens enjoyed the STORY CUBE game at Brian’s Corner. Everyone especially the Teens loved making holiday crafts, and Ms. Cassie’s Hot Chocolate and treats Cafe was a big hit with all who visited.   The evening was so much fun. Laughter could be...
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Peaceful Place To Paint Last Session – Thursday, December 14, 2017

Sandwich Library 3312 Sandwich St. has been a joy every Thursday, morning from 10:30 am – 12:00 pm. Several members from the community gathered there for A PEACEFUL PLACE TO PAINT. This Thursday is our last group meeting. Thank you to: Tim for giving us some terrific tips on painting with watercolour paints, Bonnie for sharing her many gifts, Marianne for showing us how to combine different mediums, Beth for her vibrant use of...
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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 p.m.). ...
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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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Brian’s Corner – A Sandwich Library Live Children’s Club giving back story

VALUED VOLUNTEERS – Sandwich Library is alive, in part, due to of our enthusiastic, vital, valued, volunteers. I have had a remarkable team of amazing volunteers over the past 20 years. I would like to introduce some of them to you over the next few months. It has only been a few weeks since Brian Stocks started meeting with several of the boys in our SANDWICH Library Live Children’s club....
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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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