Archive: February, 2012

Leddy Library Annual Report – 2010/11

Check out the 2010/11 Leddy Library Annual Report…

Crisis Prevention Workshop by Campus Police – February 21st

The Library’s Health & Safety Committee has consulted with Campus Police Services who have kindly agreed to host another Crisis Prevention workshop for our staff.

All staff are invited to attend a Crisis Prevention Workshop to be held on Tuesday, February 21st in the 4th floor staff lounge from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. It is a four hour interactive course taught by Rosemary Briscoe and Chris Zelezney of Campus Police Services.

All staff should confer with and get approval of their Department Head about attending prior to registering for the workshop.

Please email Rosemary Briscoe ( to register for the workshop.

Leddy Library Wins Award for Green Roof Project

The Windsor Construction Association hosted their Awards of Construction Excellence 2011 banquet on Saturday, December 3rd, 2011 at the St. Clair Centre for the Arts to celebrate the construction achievements for projects built through the period of 2002 to 2010.

The University of Windsor, Leddy Library received an Award of Distinction in the area of Green/Environmental Construction – Any Project Type for the Leddy Library Terrace Green Roof project.

“The Leddy Library is so pleased to receive this award, which is a beautiful glass globe that we will proudly display in the Library. Thank you to Dan Castellan and his team at Facility Services for all their work in making this project a reality,” noted Gwendolyn Ebbett, University Librarian.

In all, 51 specific projects were awarded Excellence, Distinction and Merit awards in over 12 distinct categories, ranging from residential, industrial, commercial, institutional, roads and highways, environmental etc.

The banquet was attended by close to 500 industry representatives and customers. Awards for each project acknowledged the general contractor, Architect/consultant, owners, sub contractors and suppliers for each of the 51 winning projects.

Leddy Book Sale – February 14 & 15

The Leddy Library will be holding a book sale February 14 and 15, from 10am to 3pm each day.

Most books will be priced at 50¢ or $1. We will also be selling some sheet music and a small number of classical music LPs. Items for sale consist mainly of donations which the library is unable to keep.

The book sale will be in the main lobby of the Leddy. If you have any books at home that you would like to donate to the sale, please bring them to shipping and receiving before 3.30pm on Monday the 13th.