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R.I.P. Jackie Collins

Prolific fiction writer Jackie Collins died of breast cancer this month at the age of 77. Collins was known for her steamy novels was considered the reigning queen of the Hollywood romance novel. Collins was aware of her reputation and, in a 2007 interview with the Times said she “never pretended to be a literary writer.” Her final novel, The Santangelos, was published in 2015 and appears to be up to Collins’ usual standards. Reviews suggested that...
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Little Free Libraries

September 8th is International Literacy Day, and one year ago to this day Windsor Public Library, together with several community partners launched our first round of Little Free Libraries around the community. This initiative was such a success that WPL together with Rotary Club of Windsor 1918 and the Rotary Club of Windsor-Roseland, decided to launch another set of 15 libraries. With the support of those groups as well as...
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R.I.P. Oliver W. Sacks, CBE

Oliver Sacks, the influential neurologist and writer many called the “poet laureate of medicine,” has died at his home in New York City. He was 82. The London-born academic was the author of several books about unusual medical conditions, including The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and An Anthropologist on Mars. Dr. Sacks wrote passionately and sympathetically about his patients. He refused to depict these people as...
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Back To School Book Display at Central

Summer Days to School Days books on ART, FRENCH, LANGUAGE ARTS, HISTORY, GEOGRAPHY, MATH, PHYSICAL EDUCATION, SCIENCE, and more are on display at Central Library, 850 Ouellette Avenue. Be the first to check out some of the best books in our collection to help kids going back to school....
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What’s Cooking at WPL

It is time for another addition of Cooking at WPL. Our staff have been busy the better part of this summer in their kitchens, attempting yet again to make some delicious recipes that we can share with you. From easy desserts to savory dinners, we’ve had some success with out latest cookbooks, and hope that you will try them at home as well. Enjoy these delectable reviews, and remember if you...
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