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Author Archives: Nicole

Top Picture Books of 2014

We thought it would be a great time to reflect back on some of the picture books we here at the library have most enjoyed in 2014. From a brave bear to a scared crocodile, there were plenty of stories we were happy to share with little ones. There are so many books we could … Continue reading »

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Dragons Are Taking Over!

They’ve invaded the movies with “How to Train Your Dragon 2”, and they’re popping up all over the library, too!  You may not be able to train your own dragon at home, but there sure is a lot of fun stuff out there to watch and read. You may not realize that the very popular … Continue reading »

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Connect with WPL Facebook Contest

If you haven’t already, be sure to head over to the library’s Facebook page for a chance to connect with WPL and win!  Until May 14, all you have to do is post a picture of yourself on our page, using any WPL resource, with the hashtag #usingWPL, and you’ll be entered to win an … Continue reading »

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March Break at WPL

March Break is fast approaching, but it’s not too late to sign up for some great events that we’ve got going on at the library next week.  The theme for 2014 is “CREATE”, which means we’re going to have lots of programs that let kids get crafty and creative! We’ve got many interesting programs planned, … Continue reading »

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Cupcakes Galore at RPK!

Remington Park hosted a wonderful cupcake party on Saturday, in honour of the Cupcake Diaries books by Coco Simon.  Be sure to check our current program guide and watch the website for future awesome events like this one.  We can’t promise that they’ll all be this yummy, though!  Lucky kids!

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Searching for an eBook?

Good news for those tech savvy kids out there.  Overdrive has made it easier to find eBooks and eAudiobooks written specifically for children.  You can explore the site here.  If you’re new to eBooks, you’re welcome to call the library or visit your local branch for more information about how to enjoy our growing eMedia … Continue reading »

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Mark your calendars for fun at Remington Park!

It’s that time of year again! Want to give something special to your loved ones? Nothing says holiday joy like a beautiful card. Come by Remington Park to create your very own masterpiece.  This drop-in event will run from 10:00am to 4:00pm this Saturday, Nov. 30.  The following Saturday, Dec. 7, will be another holiday … Continue reading »

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The Foggy, Foggy Forest

We’re back with a new picture book selection we’re eager to share.  “The Foggy, Foggy Forest” by Nick Sharratt is a wonderfully unique story that gets kids guessing.  Each page is shadowed, encouraging the children to think about what exciting thing they’ll find next in their journey through the forest.  Is it a fairy or … Continue reading »

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Zombie Alert!

Fontainebleau Library is having a zombie theme month this October, with lots of spooky (and fun) events!  Space is limited, so be sure to sign up fast by calling 519-255-6770 ext. 5000. How to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse: Sat., Oct. 5 from 10:00-11:00am (ages 7-13)  This workshop by the Canadian Red Cross will help you … Continue reading »

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Homework Haven

Now that school is well underway, the Budimir branch has opened up some space for students to be able to quietly work on their homework or group projects.  Every Tuesday and Thursday, from 3:30 to 5 p.m., the Budimir basement is open for supervised study time.  You are welcome to call 519-255-6770 ext. 3300 for … Continue reading »

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