Tag Archives: Learn

WPL Is A Great Place To Learn About Aboriginal Culture For AAW

Join the Windsor Public Library in celebrating Aboriginal Awareness Week, May 20-23. This week was made to honour the Aboriginal people of Canada and to bring attention to issues affecting the Native and Indigenous members of our community. Interested in learning more about this important part of our Canadian mosaic? Visit your local branch of WPL to browse our collection of books and DVDs dedicated to Canada’s Aboriginal culture and peoples. The following list...
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Some Fancy Fingers at WPL

Saturday was a busy day here at the Central library. Between our Upcycling Crafts program and the Get to Know Your Muslim Neighbor Day, things were bustling. The Muslim women’s group provided WPL customers and staff with all kinds of treats for all ages. The women brought in some authentic cuisine including the best samosas I’ve ever tasted, applied some beautiful henna tattoos to WPL staff and customers, and demonstrations...
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Upcycling: From Trash to Treasure

We’re having way too much fun at the Central library. Every other Saturday I’ve been joined by a wonderful group of kids as we make crafts out of items we’d normally have thrown away. We’ve been coming up with all kinds of creative ways to reuse common household items. In the past we’ve worked with paper roles, recycling book paper, magazines, packing paper, boxes, holiday cards, and all kinds of...
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Windsor Public Library’s Back To School Programming for All Ages

Back on Track for School at Central Branch, 850 Ouellette Tuesday, August 20 , Fred Israel Auditorium and Wednesday, August 21, Children’s Area 1:30 – 2:30 pm For ages 5-12. Summer is almost over. Join us as we play a few end-of-summer indoor games. A presentation of library materials and a description of fall programs that will help students when they return to school will follow this activity. Don’t forget...
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Learn a New Language (or improve your English) with Mango

Mango. Es un programa fantastico!  Summertime is almost here…do you have any big plans? Backpacking through Europe? Mountain climbing in Tanzania? Cruising the South Pacific?  Or, are you in my boat (or in this case lack thereof), and more likely to experience culture/nature on a bit more of local level – say, visiting Carousel of Nations and strolling the waterfront trails.  Regardless of where you’ll be and who you’ll see,...
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