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Library Live Children’s Club – Science of Origami

Club member Hanzen Zhang, age 9, shows us the paper dragon he made last night at the first of our two Science Club meetings. We tested several science theories and showed how origami is used in space travel. Our next meeting will be TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 from 5:15 pm – 6:45 pm at Central Library, 850 Ouellette Avenue. If you have a science project, please show it to us. There will be...
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Avoid Summer Sliding in French

We know about the Summer Slide and have some ideas of tips to avoid it. (Plus, I’ll be sharing even more tips over the course of the summer.) But one particular challenge can be keeping up French literacy skills for children in immersion or French as a Second Language programs. Children who study in French risk losing their basic linguistic skills as well as literacy since they may not even be...
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Tour The Universe Shows Full

Please note that all showings of the “Tour the Universe” planetarium program scheduled for this Friday at the Central Library are now full. We appreciate your interest. For information about our other great programs please check out our Summer Guide....
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It’s Summer, Let’s Play!

Windsor Public Library celebrated the launch of our Summer Programs yesterday. Thank you to everyone who came out and participated. The highlight of the event was surely Mad Science. Scores of kids were wowed and amazed by this great presentation. It featured amazing tricks (and even some learning.) We aren’t done yet though, the good times are going to last all summer! We had a great time yesterday, but that...
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Windsor Public Library Summer Programs

Windsor Public Library again has a fantastic program of summer activities planned for area children. The 2015 theme is LET’S PLAY with all of the fun officially kicking-off on Wednesday, July 8 at 1 p.m. at Central Library (850 Ouellette Avenue). The kickoff will include a performance from Mad Science as well as various activities taking place throughout the system, relating to the theme of Play. This summer, all library...
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Library Live Children’s Club – Sew What?

Our next Sew What meeting will be Tuesday, July 14 from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. as part of the Library Live Summer P.L.A.Y. Club.  We will meet every Tuesday until August 18.                           Happy sewing.  Thanks for celebrating sewing machine day. The books that the Library Live children’s club members recommend are Injeanuity By Warwick, Ellen and...
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Library Live Writing Club Saturday May 16 and Tuesday May 18 and 25

Kids ages 5-12 join us Saturday May 16 from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm and Tuesday May 18 and 25 from 5:00 pm – 6:45 pm. We are writing great stories, drawing amazing pictures, and this week we will be making small personal journals, just like the ones in the picture, to take home and continue writing.  By May 30, 2015 we hope to have enough stories and art work to make one big book...
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LeeLee Hats Yarn Drop Off

If you have balls of yarn gathering dust in a corner, a drawer, a closet or a basket, the Windsor Public Library can help you find a home for it! All WPL branches are now accepting donations of yarn to the LeeLee Hats program. Started in 2010, LeeLee Hats is a local non-profit group that creates and donates handmade hats to babies in hospitals with a focus on those in neonatal intensive care units....
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