Tag Archives: books

Special Saturday Crafternoon!

I’m more excited than usual — and that’s saying something — for this Saturday’s Crafternoon. I found an awesome craft on the site My Activity Maker that I’m super excited to share with all of you. We’ll be bringing in one of my favourite books, Robert Munsch’s  the Paper Bag Princess, and bringing it to life with one of most appropriate paper bag puppets of all time! What a fun way to celebrate an...
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Child and youth narrators

You may have read or heard from the media how an unpublished work by Harper Lee is to be released as sequel to her classic novel TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD.  One of the elements of Mockingbird which made it great fiction is the skillful use of a child narrator. When a novel is told from the point of view of a child, adult readers experience the events of the story...
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What WPL is Reading: February

February’s snow has provided plenty of opportunities for reading. Once the shovelling gets done, it’s great to warm up with a book. While I know we live in Canada and we are all proud of our ability to deal with the weather, sometimes it is nice just to escape from the cold and read. Whether it’s reading at home, in a café, or in front of the fireplace somewhere (like...
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Can’t Wait for Seuss!

As you may have heard, a previously unpublished Dr. Seuss Book, What Pet Should I Get?, will be coming out this July. If you like children’s literature half as much as I do you can hardly wait! The book was discovered by Seuss’ widow, Audrey Geisel, in 2013 and, as at least one article suggested, the title sounds a bit like a buzzfeed article. The book features familiar some Seussian characters,...
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Book Buddy

The Book Buddy program at Windsor Public Library will be re-launching in February 2015! We would like to thank everyone for their patience while we have been working to renew and improve the program. If you would like to volunteer, or have a child who needs assistance with their reading skills, contact the Book Buddy Coordinator by email at bookbuddy@windsorpubliclibrary.com or by phone at 519-255-6770 ext. 4418....
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