Tag Archives: Self-Publishing

Christopher Paul Curtis to Visit WPL

Internationally renowned children’s author Christopher Paul Curtis will be at Windsor Public Library (850 Ouellette Avenue) on Wednesday, May 11 to meet school children, read from his works and interact with members of the Windsor Public Library Children’s Writing Club. He will be reading from 9:35-10:30 a.m. and then meeting with students and others in attendance. School children from across Windsor and Essex County will be in attendance as Mr. Curtis...
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Technology at Windsor Public Library Studied in Europe

Windsor Public Library has always been at the leading edge of introducing new technology to our users.  From the early days of replacing card catalogues with computers to search for items, to our current services of offering digital items in the form of books, music and even movies,  we have striven to provide the best that technology has to offer. In 2012, WPL became the first public library in Canada...
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WPL Writers’ Group Welcomes John Schlarbaum

We are very excited that John will be visiting our group on Tuesday, December 9 when we meet at 7 pm at the Central Library. John is the successful author of 7 books and will be sharing with us his experiences as a writer and the owner of Scanner Publishing. Scanner Publishing will celebrate its 10th anniversary next year, coinciding with the release of John’s next book. It will be...
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Upcoming Programming at the Self-Publishing Lab

Upcoming Programming at the ‘X-Press Self-Publishing Lab at Central Library: • Your Book Starts…Now! If you’re curious about what goes on in the Lab or have a book brewing inside you and want to know how you can produce it, why not come to our information session and get your questions answered? Your Book Starts…Now! is being offered Saturday, February 22, from 11:00 am to 12:00 noon.  • Don’t be...
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Windsor Public Library at Ontario Library Association Superconference

Librarians, library staff and board members from all over Ontario learned about the great things happening in our Self-Publishing Lab, thanks to a poster presentation we exhibited at the Ontario Library Association Superconference in Toronto.  The poster demonstrated how what we are seeing in the Lab is that users are not just focused on the Espresso Book Machine™,   but that there is a strong sense of community growing around the...
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Windsor Public Library Presents Authors Oppel and Sylvester

BookFest Windsor 2013 takes place November 2 and welcomes more than 25 celebrated authors presenting readings, panel discussions, book signings, and workshops on a variety of genres including novels, biographies, short stories, poetry, graphic novels, and comics. In addition to the program on November 2 at the Capitol Theatre, there are also special BookFest Windsor events at a number of venues including the Central Branch of Windsor Public Library, 850...
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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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