Category Archives: Programs

Speed Friending is Back at Windsor Public Library!

Have you recently left the college or university scene, recently moved to the area or are just looking for new pals? We know it can sometimes be challenging to meet new people and WPL wants to make it easier for you with Speed Friending!  It’s a fun way to form new connections with other local 20-30 somethings. You’ll enjoy light refreshments while you spend the time getting to know your potential...
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Thursday Tween Time guests at Sandwich Library

Last Thursday was parent-teacher meetings at Brock school and our tweens had several new friends join us for the evening program.  Sandwich Library was very much ALIVE.  Thanks for sharing all the fun as we had a spontaneous active storytime, learned to paint like Ojibwa artist Benjamin Chee Chee, a repeat of the adult morning painting session, and so much more.  We have only 4 more weeks left in our Thursday...
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Paintings Inspired By Van Gogh – Only 4 More Weeks Left

Sandwich Library is a budding artist’s dream place to paint.  The light is wonderful even on overcast days.  Join us Thursday 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at 3312 Sandwich.  This week’s lesson featured the work of Ojibwa-Canadian artist Benjamin Chee Chee. http://www.native-art-in-canada.com/benjamincheechee.html.   We also learned the techniques of ‘pull in’, this helps us show the source of light in our paintings.  Fellow painter Tim introduced a ‘ watercolour wash’ technique. After last week’s class everyone...
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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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Sandwich Writing Club at Bookfest 2017

Bookfest was amazing this year.  Thanks for a terrific time. Club members, Teen Mentors, and their parents had the pleasure of hearing Christopher Paul Curtis interview Kia Corthron as they share their journeys as authors  http://bookfestwindsor.com/portfolio-view/kia-corthron/ In addition they heard “Jen Storm is an Ojibway from the Couchiching First Nation in Northwestern Ontario. Born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Jennifer completed Deadly Loyalties, her first novel, at age fourteen. Fire Starters is Jen’s first...
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Sandwich Library – National Novel Writing Month For Teens and Adults

LIBRARY LIVE TEEN WRITING CLUB discusses stories they have recently read. November is NATIONAL NOVEL WRITING MONTH. Library Live Writing Club members are off and planning their writing. If you haven’t heard of this writing challenge please go to  https://ywp.nanowrimo.org/pages/for-writers to learn the details. At Sandwich Library 3312 if you are 13 or older, you will find space to write Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm.  Adults are also welcomed. Teens will meet...
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Teens and Children – Save the Date -Saturday, November 25, 2017 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Visit Sandwich Library 3312 Sandwich St.

Sandwich – Library Live Clubs had great meeting on Saturday, September 28. We welcomed 7 new children and 15 new teen members. For two hours we filled the library with our computer, chess, and Lego clubs,  our first book club meeting, followed by our first watercolour class.  Please join us at our next meetings Saturday, November 25 and Saturday December 9 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm  FUN WILL BE H...
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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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