Category Archives: Programs

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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Sandwich Library: Live Children’s Acting, Chess, Lego, Writing Clubs – Join Us On 4 Saturdays, October 4, 28, November 25, and December 9 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

NEW AT SANDWICH LIBRARY – FREE PROGRAMS FOR KIDS AGES 4-12.  27 NEW MEMBERS  had a TERRIFIC TIME at our first meeting. YOU TOO CAN JOIN OUR ART, ACTING, CHESS, COMPUTER, LEGO, AND WRITING CLUBS.  All supplies provided.  We teach you how to play chess, write, draw, act, you can also book an appointment to get help with your homework.  Come and check us out.  SATURDAYS, OCTOBER 14, 28, NOVEMBER 25 and DECEMBER...
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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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Marty Gervais to read from latest book at Central Branch

Local author, Marty Gervais, is well known for his collections of reminiscences from the famous, everyday folk, and colourful characters who call this area home. This fall Biblioasis releases Mr. Gervais’ newest book, Five Days Walking Five Towns: touring Windsor’s past,  in which he gathers more stories from the border cities communities. You can hear excerpts from the book plus more anecdotes during an author reading, presented with the co-operation...
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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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77 boxes of books, craft supplies, games, and more were donated to the Library Live Children’s Clubs

Thank you to the community at large for your generous donations of books, games, art and craft supplies, movies, fabric, hula hoops, trains, posters, costumes, and more. My goal was to give away 150 prizes packages to participants at our summer programs in honour of Canada’s birthday.  Thanks to your generosity that goal was surpassed. Our TEEN members and volunteers were terrific in helping to sort all boxes and make up...
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Teen Power Is Strong At Central Library – Library Live Children’s Club Salutes Our Remarkable Teens

Thank you for all you have done and continue to do. You are remarkable young people and it has been my privilege and pleasure to have worked with you at Central Library. Continue to shine bright! The world is Yours. Ms. Janet. Last week 87 teens attended two WPL Teen Appreciation events at Central. SEE PHOTOS CLICK ON CONTINUE READING.  THESE TEENS are wonderful and generous in sharing their time, talents,...
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Canadian Wizarding World – A Harry Potter Event

Library Live Children’s Club had our 11th Harry Potter event. The feature photo is of one of the costume contest participants.  Thanks to all our adult and teen role playing participants. Canadian wizards, witches, and wonderful creatures met at MOOSEWARTS – located at Central Library. The houses were BEARANDOR, HOCKEYPUFF, BADGERCLAW, AND SEALORIN. Loads of fun was had by all. In past years Hedwig came to visit, we have built...
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Canadian Scavenger Hunt Winners

We are celebrating all things Canadian. Last week 18 teams searched Central Library to try and find different works of art on all 3 floors.   Children and teens were given books as prizes for their efforts. You all did a wonderful job. CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR CANADIAN ART SCAVENGER HUNT WINNERS –  GABRIELLE AGE 10 GOES TO BELLEWOOD SCHOOL and ORIANNA AGE 11 GOES TO OUR LADY MOUNT CARMEL. TOGETHER THEY...
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