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Unger, Johan

Unger, Johan of Walsingham passed away at Brant Community Health Care on Saturday February 11, 2017 in his 64th year. Beloved husband of Elizabeth (Neufeld) Unger. Dear father of Anna Peters(Johan), Gerhard Unger(Katharina), Helena Peters(Jacob), Wilhelm Wolf(Maria), Isaac Wolf(Helena), Peter Wolfe(Helena), Elizabeth Unger and Eva Unger. Also survived by 6 …

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Brad, Allan Stanford

Brad, Allan Stanford of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully, on Saturday, February 11, 2017, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, at the age of 80. Dearly loved husband of Jo (Hague) Brad and loved father of Douglas and his wife Michelle Brad. Cherished grandfather of David (Amy) and Jennie (Alex) …

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Huggett, Walter Frederick

Huggett, Walter Frederick of Extendicare, Port Stanley, passed away on Friday, February 10, 2017, at his late residence, at the age of 82. Beloved husband of the late Shirley (Doxtator) Huggett. Loved father of Kim Ransom (Glen), Gary Huggett (Debbie) Heather Chappelle and the late Kelly Ransom. Dear brother of …

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LeCourtois, Mabel

LeCourtois, Mabel of Goodness Home, St. Thomas, passed away peacefully, on Friday, February 10th, 2017, at her late residence, at the age of 104. Beloved wife of the late Walter Charles LeCourtois (1977) and dearly loved mother of Alan W. LeCourtois (Donna), Jeanne Oldfield (Ron) and the late Gary F. …

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Sparenberg, William “Bill”

SPARENBERG- William “Bill” passed away peacefully with his family by his side at Elgin Manor on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at the age of 82. Bill is survived by his loving wife Shirley Sparenberg (nee Delrue); by his children Nina (Ted) Caughill, David (Sandra) Sparenberg, Todd Sparenberg, and Bill (Marcey) …

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Construction has begun!

Demolition began at the library on May 31, 2011. You can’t pop your head in to take a look, but our Building and Systems Manager and his camera can! We’ve added the photos that have been taken so far to the library’s Flickr page. Photos will be a...

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Children’s Summer Art Programs

Discover the world of art making through exploration and experimentation with a variety of materials and organized activities. Basic skills in drawing, painting, and sculpture will be considered.  Imagination, self-confidence and individual style are encouraged. Summer Art Classes for Children July 4-8: Painting and Drawing Morning Workshop 9-11:30am ages 5-9 year Cost $65 Afternoon Workshop 12:30 – [...]

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Living It Up at Elgin Mall

St. Thomas Public Library officially opened its doors at Elgin Mall just over 2 months ago on April 4th and we’re settling in quite nicely.  As with any move, not everything went quite as planned, but our staff have been working diligently at smooth...

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Life as an STPL Co-op Student

My experience with the St. Thomas Public Library has been a very fulfilling one.  I started a high-school co-op placement with the library in March 2011 beginning at the Curtis Street location through to the move to the Elgin Mall.  It has given me a...

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The Ladd Quartette @ the Art Centre June 11, 2011 8-10pm

Just talk to me… It’s a great band – We have Noel Lesperance (sax+keys), Guy Miskelly (guitar), Rodney Alexander (drums) and myself on Bass… Lots of different music styles from jazz, rock, blues and solo treats from each of the members! Saturday June 11, 2011  8-10pm  Cash Bar Tickets available at the Art Centre advance [...]

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St. Thomas Elgin Studio Tour May 28 and 29, 2011 11-5 daily

Annette Martin St. Thomas-Elgin Public Art Centre 301 Talbot Street, St. Thomas, ON.  519 631.4040 It’s about colour!  My work infuses colour into imaginary landscapes which are influenced by my love of Native Canadian Art.  I work in acrylics, watercolour and ink. Candy McManiman St. Thomas-Elgin Public Art Centre 301 Talbot Street, St. Thomas, ON.  [...]

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Talk at the Art Centre Comrie Palmer “Your Soul’s Journey”

Comrie shares her experience… “Your Soul’s Journey” Friday June 10, 2011 from 7-9pm.  St. Thomas-Elgin Public Art Centre 301 Talbot Street, 519 631-4040.  Inspiring… Declared dead twice Comrie is a spell-binding speaker who weaves Karma, Dreams, Spirit Guides, Sould Evolution, and moe into her fascinating talks.  Uplifting…Comrei tells of a formula for living, she was [...]

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