All branches of Windsor
Public Library will be closed Thursday, April 27 to provide
an opportunity for staff development and training.

Central Library (850 Ouellette Avenue) will open as scheduled from 9 am to 9 pm.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Library resources and materials are available 24/7 at www.windsorpubliclibrary.com.

Come out and explore the
different tech tools we have in
the Tech HUB. From GarageBand to electronic cutters, from robots to video cameras and software, we have equipment to try out and staff on hand to explore with you.

All ages welcome, children under 12 with a caregiver.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 4434.

Tuesday, April 25, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Central Library.

Join us as we play with K’NEX
to build some awesome structures.

To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 2200.

Wednesday, April 26, from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm, Bridgeview Library.

Join certified instructor
Deanna as she shows you basic breathing techniques and movements to suit your individual needs. Please bring a yoga mat.

To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 6620.

Thursday, April 27, from 3:45 pm to 4:30 pm, Riverside Library.

Your Voice Matters – We Want To Hear From You!

Library Planning Consultant Anne MacKay will be at Windsor Public Library (850 Ouellette) on Wednesday, March 29 to hear how the community connects to the central library and gather input on ideas and innovation for a future library.  The session is scheduled from 6:30-8 pm and will be in the Ouellette Lobby on the first floor.  The community is welcome to attend. Together with Architect Jason Grossi of design studio g+G, Ms. MacKay has begun community and staff consultations on how best to ‘right size’ the Continue Reading...
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Submit a selfie – #ilovemywpl

We want to see how the public is using our services and materials! Windsor Public Library is now carrying a wide variety of physical and digital materials, and we want to see what unique ways you are using them. Hoopla is the one stop-shop for all things digital. Audiobooks, television shows, comics, music, it really has it all! Do you love to browse while you are waiting for an appointment, or perhaps you like to use it on a long flight overseas? Share these pictures with Continue Reading...
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April Rave Reviewed

April is flying by, and soon it will be time for our next Rave Reviews session; sorry about the delay in posting this month’s gems, which were brought by Sue and Mae. Here are Mae’s picks: BURIAL RITES by Hannah Kent Iceland, 1828. A woman, Agnes Magnusdottir, convicted of murder, is sent to live in custody at a peasant farmer’s home until such time as she is to be executed.  This drama, based on an actual case, listens in on the thoughts of Agnes and observes the Continue Reading...
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Heritage Tree Program

[the following announcement was released by FORESTS ONTARIO, a Government of Ontario agency] Forests Ontario and the TD Bank Group have joined together to celebrate Canada’s sesquicentennial by working with communities across Ontario to commemorate 150 trees through the Heritage Tree program. The program recognizes trees, our living monuments, based on their social, cultural, and historic significance. Many of our oldest and largest trees or even groups of trees are closely linked to significant events and figures from our past. Heritage trees are a vital part Continue Reading...
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LIBRARY LIVE CHILDREN’S CLUB MEMBER LOVED THE NEW BOOKS FROM RANDOM HOUSE

THANK YOU RANDOM HOUSE for the new books given to the Christopher Paul Learning Centre at Central Library. On Tuesday the Library Live Children’s April Artists took a break from painting to check out the new books purchased as a result of winning a runner up prize for library program innovation from the Penguin Random House Foundation. Thank you to the Manager, Public Services Collections, Nancy Peel and the Collections Services team for ordering and processing these books in time for our April 18th program.  The Continue Reading...
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‘Get Organized’ this Spring with Our Next ‘How-To’ Workshop

I don’t know about you, but now that the warmer weather is upon us,  I’ve been bitten by the spring cleaning and organizing bug. That’s why I’m so excited about our next ‘How-To’ Workshop offering! If you’re anything like me, you might have a hard time figuring out the best way to keep everything organized and easily accessible at home. Well, have no fear, help is here! This month we’ll be joined by by professional organizer Karen Scaddan of Get Organized Windsor. Karen took part in Continue Reading...
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Authors Love Libraries

We are very excited to have Christopher Paul Curtis, award-winning  (Newbery,  Coretta Scott King, Golden Kite just to name a few!) author appear in person to tell us about what Windsor Public Library means to him.  Mr. Curtis is a talented author and extraordinary speaker – don’t miss your chance to hear him. Christopher Paul Curtis will be speaking at the opening of the Windsor Public Library Annual General Meeting, which is open to the public.  Join us at 4 pm on Tuesday, April 18 in Continue Reading...
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