Join us. This club is held once
a month at the library and is designed to spark your imagination and creativity. For ages 8 to 13.

To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 5400.

Tuesday, January 23, from 4:1 pm to 5:15 pm, Forest Glade Library.

Join us to engage in lively conversations over
refreshments. This fun event is intended for adults and seniors who are looking to socialize and make new friends.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 5400.

Friday, January 26, from 10:30 am to 11:30 am, Forest Glade Library.

Drop by to colour a special
winter scene every Saturday.
All ages.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 5000.

Saturday, January 27, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Fontainebleau Library.

Drop in to the library
Tuesday nights for our brand
new adult board game night!
Choose from a variety of classic and brand new games which we will continue to expand for your gaming enjoyment!

Bring a friend or join others for a fun night of games. For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 4434.

Tuesday, January 30, from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm, Central Library.

Each week we will learn
a new iPad feature and a
different library app.
iPad topics will include the APP Store, Email, privacy and security features, the camera, accessibility settings, Siri and basic features.

Participants are asked to bring their own device. To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 6620.

Wednesday, January 31, from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Riverside Library.

Paintings Inspired By Van Gogh – Only 4 More Weeks Left

Sandwich Library is a budding artist’s dream place to paint.  The light is wonderful even on overcast days.  Join us Thursday 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at 3312 Sandwich.  This week’s lesson featured the work of Ojibwa-Canadian artist Benjamin Chee Chee. http://www.native-art-in-canada.com/benjamincheechee.html.   We also learned the techniques of ‘pull in’, this helps us show the source of light in our paintings.  Fellow painter Tim introduced a ‘ watercolour wash’ technique. After last week’s class everyone was encouraged do an art piece inspired by a Van Gogh watercolour Pink Peach Tree.  The results Continue Reading...
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A Peaceful Place to Paint – Sandwich Library, 3312 Sandwich Street

ADULT PAINTING SESSIONS –  Do you love water painting?  Do you want to learn? Do you want to meet and share the joy of painting with a friendly community of people in a wonderful space? Join us THURSDAYS, 10:30 A.M. – 12:00 A.M.  at Sandwich Library for watercolour painting. All supplies provided along with gentle instruction. Beginners to Advance welcome.  Click on READ MORE to see more images of our wonderful space.  ...
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Rave Reviewed – November

As usual, I’m sharing the WPL’s Rave Reviews picks with our blog readers. We’re trying something new with Rave reviews this year. I’ll be partnering with a different colleague every month and I think the selections will be even more varied than usual. For November I had the pleasure of Miss Mae’s company for our monthly Rave Reviews meeting. I think that this month’s selections stand out as particularly interesting since you’re finally hearing from someone other than me! Mae brought in some wonderful non-fiction titles that sounded Continue Reading...
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Join us for ‘How-To’ Holiday Organizing

Now the the spooky season is over, the ‘most wonderful time of the year’ seems to be in full effect. We know that all of the jolliness and cheer often comes with a side of  lists and to-do’s aplenty. Luckily for those of us who are frazzled by all of the holiday planning, the latest offering in our ‘How-To’ Workshop series is aimed at keeping you organized during the often hectic holiday season. WPL is pleased to once again welcome Karen Scaddan, owner of ‘Get Organized,’ professional organizing Continue Reading...
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Flags of Remembrance Plaques at Central Branch

The news that several plaques honouring Canadian veterans had been stolen from a Riverside Drive memorial was heartbreaking.  The plaques and Canadian flags were installed by the Veterans Voices of Canada as part of their National Flags of Remembrance project.  However, when plaques started to go missing from the memorial, they were removed in order to preserve them. Our Digital Librarian Julie came up with the terrific idea of offering space at the library to house the memorial plaques.  Terri Fitzpatrick-Davis, the local coordinator of the Continue Reading...
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Sandwich Writing Club at Bookfest 2017

Bookfest was amazing this year.  Thanks for a terrific time. Club members, Teen Mentors, and their parents had the pleasure of hearing Christopher Paul Curtis interview Kia Corthron as they share their journeys as authors  http://bookfestwindsor.com/portfolio-view/kia-corthron/ In addition they heard “Jen Storm is an Ojibway from the Couchiching First Nation in Northwestern Ontario. Born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Jennifer completed Deadly Loyalties, her first novel, at age fourteen. Fire Starters is Jen’s first graphic novel.”  http://bookfestwindsor.com/portfolio-view/jen-storm/ and “Hope Nicholson is the Winnipeg based owner of Bedside Press, a publisher dedicated Continue Reading...
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Sandwich Library – National Novel Writing Month For Teens and Adults

LIBRARY LIVE TEEN WRITING CLUB discusses stories they have recently read. November is NATIONAL NOVEL WRITING MONTH. Library Live Writing Club members are off and planning their writing. If you haven’t heard of this writing challenge please go to  https://ywp.nanowrimo.org/pages/for-writers to learn the details. At Sandwich Library 3312 if you are 13 or older, you will find space to write Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm.  Adults are also welcomed. Teens will meet on Saturday, November 25 to have additional discussions on how our stories are going.  Good luck! Continue Reading...
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Teens and Children – Save the Date -Saturday, November 25, 2017 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Visit Sandwich Library 3312 Sandwich St.

Sandwich – Library Live Clubs had great meeting on Saturday, September 28. We welcomed 7 new children and 15 new teen members. For two hours we filled the library with our computer, chess, and Lego clubs,  our first book club meeting, followed by our first watercolour class.  Please join us at our next meetings Saturday, November 25 and Saturday December 9 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm  FUN WILL BE H AD  BY ALL.    Everyone is welcomed. Click on READ MORE to see photos of our day....
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