Over the course of the summer of 2018, English professor Dale Jacobs and Leddy librarian Heidi Jacobs watched 50 baseball games in sandlots and stadiums all within a 100-mile radius of Windsor.
Lights, camera, library? A local film headed to the Montreal Independent Film Fest sheds light on the importance of primary resources to capture historic stories.
It was during the gloomy month of March in the early stage of lockdown that librarian and author Heidi Jacobs found herself restless and distracted. Staring out her back window to the garden her she was entertained by the antics of two stray cats who had made a home for themselves in her backyard.
Librarian, Heidi Jacobs, has been named as one of 11 authors on the longlist for the Leacock Medal for Humour Writing. Jacobs is nominated for her debut novel Molly of the Mall: Literary Lass and Purveyor of Fine Footwear.
Set in Edmonton in the 1990s, Molly of the Mall allowed Jacobs to tell a unique story about the Canadian city she grew up in.