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New speaker series on Welland Canal Fallen workers

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New speaker series on Welland Canal Fallen workers

Welland Public Library is proud to announce a new speaker series beginning this Fall. This series, taking place the last Tuesday of every month running September to April, focuses on the Welland Canal Fallen Workers. Each talk, presented by a different local speaker, concentrates on different aspects of the construction of the Welland Canal and […]

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Blending art and science 4 The Luv of it

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Blending art and science 4 The Luv of it

The Welland Public Library summer program “4 The Luv of it” fostered the creative genius of participants Wednesday. “Today’s program kind of blends art and science,” Carol James of the library said. She lead them through an experiment that had them putting colouring in milk, then dipping in some dish soap which created some interesting […]

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Children’s literacy benefits from Opal’s Red Angels donation

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Children’s literacy benefits from Opal’s Red Angels donation

Wainfleet Township Public Library received a $6,100 donation from Opal’s Red Angels. The funds were raised through a recent Murder Mystery fundraiser dinner in conjunction with the library’s 50th anniversary. The history of Opal’s Red Angels began with a volunteer at the Wainfleet Township Public Library. “We are very pleased we were able to partner with […]

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First public exhibit for Port Colborne Camera Club

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First public exhibit for Port Colborne Camera Club

Local photography enthusiasts, members of the Port Colborne Camera Club, are displaying their work to the public for the first time ever. “thru our eyes” Photography Show and Sale is a display of prints from the membership showing the beautiful work done locally by the shutterbugs. The exhibit is at the Port Colborne Public Library, […]

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Port Library played host to author and illustrator Barbara Reid

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Port Library played host to author and illustrator Barbara Reid

March Break activity interesting for kids and parents too Port Colborne Public Library started off March Break with a visit by children’s book illustrator and author Barbara Reid. The interesting thing about her illustrations are they are created in plasticine. Her work has won several awards for the Toronto-based author. She was also named honourary […]

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