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Walkerville Artists’ Co-Op

WPL is pleased to exhibit the work from the Walkerville Artists’ Co-op (WAC) this month on our Community Art Wall at the Central Branch. The WAC is an art gallery, showcasing more than 35 artists, artisans and authors in Windsor, Ontario Canada. The gallery is run by its members as a true co-operative, and is now a not-for-profit organization. WAC runs many different types of programs for youth and for...
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Library Led Homeschool Co-Op searching for Volunteers

WPL is now offering a co-operative learning environment for local homeschoolers. Monday afternoons at Riverside Library, we are opening the doors to families who are looking for new ways to educate, socialize and promote literacy to their children. Our first week had a great response. We had 30 children visit us and many parents came through to check out all the group had to offer. Because of the huge age range of...
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What WPL is reading in June

June has to be one of the best months of the year. It is the start of summer vacation, we get to have the wonderful fireworks on the river, and there are so many enjoyable things to do in Windsor. For people like me, it also means that baseball season is in full swing, the Stanley Cup finals have wrapped up, and the garden needs even more attention. The 2015 FIFA Women’s World...
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What WPL is Reading: January

It’s a new year, but we at WPL are still reading away. There’s nothing quite like sitting in a warm spot with a good book if you’re refusing to go outside. I’m not sure what it is, but there’s something about -15 and snow that just makes me want to read. There are some great picks this month, and here they are.  Rob: The World Of Ice & Fire – The Untold...
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Happy New Year!

Ah January. We’re past the holiday craze and into the beginning of a new year; a time of renewal and resolutions. Unfortunately, I can’t believe how many times I’ve set up a resolution only to fail dismally almost immediately. Last year was the first time I actually followed through on a resolution. Because… it was a reading resolution! One that made me smile, learn, laugh and expand my horizons. This...
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Little Free Library

Windsor Public Library and partners, Rotary Club of Windsor 1918, Rotary Club of Windsor Roseland, Life After Fifty, and Essex Region Conservation Authority (ERCA) have been working on the Little Free Libraries (LFL) project for several months. In 2009 Rotarian Todd Bol built the very first LFL in honour of his mother, a former school teacher who loved reading. Since 2009, people in over 55 countries have installed more than...
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