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Programs & Events

Upcoming Events at Windsor Library:

Monday, February 9th, 7:00pm. Politics of Food Book Discussion Group -  The Big Fat Surprise-Why Butter, Meat, and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet. Call or stop by the library to reserve a copy of the book.

 

Tuesday, February 17th, 6:00pm. Adult Book Discussion Group -  You’ve asked and we’ve listened! Join us for an all new book discussion group led by our director.  3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:00pm starting Tuesday February 17.  Each session will last for 5 months and have a unique theme.  The theme of our first five-month session is “The World Beyond Windsor: Books About Other Cultures” and will include books that will explore topics such as African American History, Caribbean American Heritage, and the indigenous people of the Amazon Rainforest!  If you are interested in joining us, please call the library at 674-2556 so we know how many copies of the books we will need to acquire.

Here are the books for this session:

The World Beyond Windsor: Books About Other Cultures

February 17th:  African American History month:  “The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson

March 17th:  Irish American Heritage:  History of the Rain by Niall Williams

April 21st:  Indigenous People of the Amazon Rainforest:  State of Wonder by Ann Patchett

May 19th:  Jewish American Heritage: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

June 17th:  Caribbean American Heritage:  The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway

 

Friday, February 20th, 10:00am. YO-YO! – Our own library director will share a brief yo-yo demonstration and then teach kids how to do some simple tricks. Yo-yos are provided. No previous yo-yo experience necessary. Ages 5-18. Registration is required. Call 674-2556 to sign up

 

Saturday, February 21st, 10:00am. Teen Book Discussion – Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick.  Call or stop by the library to reserve a copy of the book.

 

Windsor Public Library and the American Precision Museum are teaming up to offer Maker Workshops! Mondays 3:00-4:15pm for kids ages 8-12.  Registration is required for these workshops. Please call the library at 674-2556 to sign up.

Feb 9: Magical Magnets:  Learn how magnets work.  Experiment with magnets and see what you can make float in the air.

February 23: Make Your Own Magnetic Toy:  Make an alligator, create a magic show with a magnetic wand.  Use your imagination as you tinker with magnets.

March 2: Electromagnetism:  Make a magnetic toy that you can turn on and off.  Tinkering at its best!!

March 9: Make a Telegraph: Make an electromagnetic telegraph at this more advanced workshop. For each session, we will meet at the library at 2:45 and walk to the museum.

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Ongoing events:

Spanish Conversation Class.  All levels.  Time subject to change based on the instructor’s schedule.  Please call instructor Paula Dart to confirm 802-674-5812 to confirm. Generally held on Mondays at 1:00pm.

Genealogy Group.  Join Genealogist Pamm Trask as you and others work to discover your roots. Beginning genealogists are welcome as well as veterans. Bring your questions, your wisdom and even your roadblocks. Windsor Public Library, 43 State Street.  Monday, February 2nd at 7pm.

 Please note that Stuffed Animal Repair will not take place again until April 1st, 2015. If you have a furry friend in need you may drop it off at the library anytime we are open, and they will be tended to and returned.   Stuffed Animal Repair! Most Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30PM. Do you have a stuffed animal in need of repair? Your child(ren) – or even the big child in you — can bring in that special friend. Sue Spears, Stuffed Animal Repair Specialist, has many years of experience repairing stuffed animals and is providing this fabulous free service. If it doesn’t need to be repaired, bring it down anyway, let her give it a checkup, get your favorite friend registered, find out more about it, and say “HI”. Please call to confirm the repair specialist will be here on the day you’d like to come. 802-674-6139. Free. Windsor Library, 43 State St.

Preschool Storytime. Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.
Join us for stories, songs, and crafts. For ages 0-5 with parent or caregiver. Windsor Public Library, 43 State Street.

Afterschool Program. Wednesdays when school is in session, 2:30-3:30 PM.  This program is designed for children in grades K-4, though older students are always welcome to help.  Join us for a book, a snack, and a project.

 

 


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