Drop into the library for a rundown on how to set up
your mobile device or tablet to access free eBooks, audiobooks, music, movies, tv shows, magazines and language learning tools using apps available to library cardholders. For more information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 4424.

Wednesday, March 4, from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm, Budimir Library.

Join us in creating cute baby
hats for donation to local hospitals with LeeLee Hats. This club is open to all ages and all skill levels. Those who don’t know how to knit will be taught the fun technique of looming. All materials provided, although donations of yarn are accepted. For more information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 4434.

Saturday, March 7, from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm, Central Library.

Instructor will teach
Chinese Tai Chi, which includes Mulan Fan, Tai Chi Boxing and Tai Chi Sword. Beginners from 2 to 3 pm, Intermediate from 3 to 4 pm. In the Fred Israel Auditorium. To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 4579.

Sunday, March 8 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Central Library.

 

Calling all Gryffindors, Hufflepuffs, Ravendaws and Slytherins! Are you a fan of the magical world of Harry Potter? We will get together to discuss the books and interact in a number of activities to bring to life the world of Hogwart’s.

For more information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 8800.

Wednesday, March 11, from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm, Seminole Library.

Looking for some great new
reads? Get the scoop on the
newest books coming out and hear from other readers about their latest and best literary finds. To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 3320.

Monday, March 16 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Budimir Library.

March Break Fun will be
happening at all our branches from March 16 to March 21, 2015.

Check out the March Break Guide under the Programs tab or use the Events Calendar.

Library to Hold a Gigantic Book Sale

The Windsor Public Library (850 Ouellette Avenue) is holding a gigantic book sale on Friday and Saturday, March 13 and 14 – 9:30 am to 4:30 PM – and Sunday, March 15 – 1:30 to 4:30 PM. There will be thousands of titles to choose from, covering all genres of reading and viewing tastes.  Hardcover books and trade paperbacks will be priced at $2 with mass market and small paperbacks at $1, but we’re encouraging everyone to pick up a plastic bag – which we will Continue Reading...
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We’ve Added some NEW Titles to our Digital Magazine Collection

Great news! We’ve added several new titles to our Zinio Digital Magazine Collection. From Bicycling and Baking to Gaming and Gardening and everything in between, we’ve got you covered. A few of the newest additions that customers are particularly excited about include: The Hockey News, The New Yorker, WIRED, Canadian Living and Game Informer. A few things to know about Zinio: *You can borrow as many titles as you want, and they never expire *There are no overdue fees *You can read your checked out magazines online, or you can download Continue Reading...
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Ways to Track Your Reading

You’re reading a book. You’re enjoying the book. Something about it feels natural, comfortable, even a little familiar. Then, about three chapters in, you have a light-bulb moment…the reason the book feels so familiar is because you have already read it! BAM! Cue the violins. Valuable reading time has just been wasted away. To me, bibliodejavu is annoying, frustrating, and totally unnecessary. With so many brilliantly written books out there, the last thing I ever want to do is read the same one twice. Unless it’s Anne Continue Reading...
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RBC Taylor Prize

Yesterday the winner for the 2015 RBC Taylor Prize for literary nonfiction was announced.  This prize is awarded annually “to the author whose book best combines a superb command of the English language, an elegance of style, and a subtlety of thought and perception.” [Source: RBC Taylor Prize website] Plum Johnson’s book,  They Left Us Everything,  in ebook format, can be reserved and read through our OverDrive service. You can also place a hold on  Kathleen Winter’s  Boundless: tracing land and dream in a Northwest Passage Continue Reading...
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Goodbye February!

So February is finally behind us (and has set a record as being Windsor’s worst February EVER). And I’ve gotten through four books on my to-read list! Check out my reviews below and don’t forget that no matter how cold it is outside, a hot cup of tea or coffee and a good book will keep you warm and entertained. Texts from Jane Eyre by Mallory Ortberg (Funny) I recently discovered that Hoopla gives us access not only to Movies, TV Shows and Music but also Continue Reading...
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Adult Sensory Reading Group Creates Their Own Book

The Adult Sensory Reading circle at Windsor Public Library Riverside Branch was very excited this past week to see their book printed.  As a group, we read Michael Hall’s book The Perfect Square, and decided to create our own version.  We called our book The Happy Square, and wrote a story about a square that was bored with being a square.  This square changed into many different different things, but in the end decided it was happy with being a square. Everyone who added to the Continue Reading...
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