Explore the different
robotics, electronics and tech
toys and tools in the Tech Hub every Tuesday. All ages are welcome, under 12 must be accompanied in the room by a caregiver.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 4439

Tuesday, January 16, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Central 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.

Tuesdays, starting January 9, from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm, Central Library, Young Adult Area.

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 19, from 10:30 am to 11:30 am, Forest Glade Library

The Hottest New Title…Fire And Fury

Late last week, Michael Wolff’s Fire And Fury : Inside The Trump White House was released (a few days early) to a MUCH higher than originally anticipated demand. Most retailers – independent and big box – sold out quickly, and at this point in time print copies are next to impossible for anybody (including your favourite library) to obtain. We are searching high and low to track down print copies of this title, and are incredibly eager to get them into your hands.  While we do not have an exact Continue Reading...
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Skipping The Bitter Cold Away with the Library Live Children’s Club

We are back and beating the winter cold! JUMPING IN JANUARY started with an enthusiastic group of Teens, Teen volunteers, and club members. We gathered in the lower part of the Sandwich Library for our club’s annual fitness challenge. This was done directly after our writing session(featuring the work of A.A. Milne, author of Winnie the Pooh – birthday January 18, 1882,)  Loads of laughter, fun, and fitness discovery were shared by all. So fight the Winter cold and visit Sandwich Library. Our next meeting will be on Saturday, January 20, 2018 from Continue Reading...
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‘Library Live Talks”at Sandwich Library – January 6, 2018

Marina McCarthy, winner of  the Windsor Essex County Senior Games – Tennis Women 65+ gold medal, shared her experiences with club members on how to keep healthy and fit. After today’s first session of Jumping in January children, teens, and SANDWICH LIBRARY patrons were motivated by Ms. McCarthy’s inspiring talk. Library Live Children’s club teen volunteers and club members had just finished 1 minute of continuous skipping challenge. They were tired and more than a bit surprised at how challenging skipping for such a short time could be. Our club Continue Reading...
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Learn ‘How-To’ Practice Mindfulness This Year

The New Year is upon us and for many folks, the dawn of a new year means making resolutions for a happier and healthier lifestyle. The first ‘How-To’ workshop of 2018 aims to help you achieve this through the practice of mindfulness. For those who might be unfamiliar, mindfulness is the practice of being aware of your body, mind and feelings in the present moment. It’s thought to alleviate stress and anxiety in every day life and lead to a sense of calm and well-being. This Continue Reading...
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Sandwich Library – Peaceful Place to Paint Partners. Wish You A Safe Holiday Season and New Year!

The first series of a Peaceful Place to Paint ended last week with discussion over tea at Sandwich Library, 3312 Sandwich Street. Everyone made wonderful contributions to the gathering. We will meet again starting in Thursday, April 5, 2018. Other new Adult programs will start Thursday, January 11, 2018. Details are at the end of this blog. Hope you can join us! At last Thursday’s meeting members all “checked out” copies of the movie “Words and Pictures” which, in part, addresses the question: What is more important “words Continue Reading...
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Santa Stops at Sandwich Library

Ms. Stacy sent a message to SANTA and he and his helpers came to Sandwich Library for a fun visit. Area kids were treated on one of Ms. Stacy’s Sensational Singing Story Times. Tweens enjoyed the STORY CUBE game at Brian’s Corner. Everyone especially the Teens loved making holiday crafts, and Ms. Cassie’s Hot Chocolate and treats Cafe was a big hit with all who visited.   The evening was so much fun. Laughter could be heard everywhere. Have a safe and Wonder-filled Holiday and New Year. See you in 2018. Ms. Janet. Programs for Continue Reading...
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Peaceful Place To Paint Last Session – Thursday, December 14, 2017

Sandwich Library 3312 Sandwich St. has been a joy every Thursday, morning from 10:30 am – 12:00 pm. Several members from the community gathered there for A PEACEFUL PLACE TO PAINT. This Thursday is our last group meeting. Thank you to: Tim for giving us some terrific tips on painting with watercolour paints, Bonnie for sharing her many gifts, Marianne for showing us how to combine different mediums, Beth for her vibrant use of colours and her passion for creativity, and to all the others who have stopped in over Continue Reading...
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By The River January Meeting ReBooked

The December 13 meeting of BY THE RIVER, Readers series is now rebooked and will  happen on Wednesday January 17. Urban Farmhouse Press hopes this date works better for your busy holiday schedule and you will attend in the new year, as this meeting will present the published collection of the works of 2016-2017 readers. Place is the same (Ouellette lobby, Central Branch),  &                    no change to the time (starts 6:30 p.m.).  Free to all to attend....
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Help us “Techorate” our Tree

It’s that time of year when everything that is standing still gets decorated.  This Saturday, December 9 we will be doing just that, but since we are doing it in the Tech Hub, we will be “techorating”!  Make some cool tech and science-based ornaments to hang on our tree or to take home.  All ages welcome, but those under 12 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Join us in the Tech Hub at the Central branch at 2:30....
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Community Connecting Artist at Sandwich Library

Our peaceful place to paint seniors connect with our Thursday Tween Time. We enjoyed hours of creative fun filled programs at Sandwich Library last Thursday. Our seniors demonstrated watercolour painting techniques they had  practiced from the assignments I gave them last week. Tim’s sample technique was left on display by our gorgeous Sandwich Library picture windows. When the tweens came in they started to learn from the seniors’ work with great enthusiasm. At our morning session Bonnie showed the effect of using Windex on her painting while her husband Continue Reading...
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