Use the new “Library Value Calculator” on our website to estimate the amount of money you save each month by using WPL!
Tweet your savings with the hashtag #SavingWithWPL for a chance to win a $75 gift card! Winner will be drawn at random from all valid tweets. A limit of one entry per twitter account.

Contest runs from September 15-28, 2014

For prize info and other details visit www.tinyurl.com/wplcontest

The Library Calculator is available on the right hand side of the screen, under the Events Calendar.

Calling all Gryffindor’s, Hufflepuff’s, Ravendaw’s and Slytherin’s! 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, September 17, 2014 from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm, Seminole Library.

Join us after school for
some gentle help and guidance with homework. Please remember to bring your homework and library card! Ages 8 to12.
To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 5000.

Thursday, September 18, from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm, Fontainebleau Library.

 

Join us for an afternoon
of fun as we celebrate our favourite superhero. Join us for crafts, games, stories and a movie. Ages 4 to 12. For more information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 4579.

Saturday, September 20, from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Central Library.

Stop in the library after
school and hear stories about
the first day of fall. Drop-in’s welcome. Ages 6 and up. For more information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 7700.

Tuesday, September 23, from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm, Sandwich Library.

Winter Hours to Commence at Windsor Public Library

All locations of Windsor Public Library will commence Winter Hours on Monday, September 15, 2014. Annually, winter hours begin on the third Monday of September. In 2015, summer hours will resume on May 18. Additionally, Sunday hours of operation (1-5 p.m.) will begin at the Central, Budimir and Riverside locations on September 21, 2014. The 2014-2015 Winter Calendar is attached for your information....
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Trio Tuesday: BEES

Pardon my pun, but there seems to be a lot of buzz about bees lately. Whether they are worried about their declining numbers, singing their praises as the lifeblood of global fruit production or complaining about a recent sting, people certainly seem interested in the world of bees. I’ve noticed the topic keeps cropping up in my conversations, in the books I read and the documentaries I watch. So when I came across an item on our New Book shelf titled, The Bees, I knew I had Continue Reading...
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What would you like to read in November?

We’d love your input for the Goodreads book club this November. We’re running a month long poll (running until October 16th so we still have time to read the book) to help choose our WPL Goodreads book club pick for November 2014. We’re choosing between a number of Canadian novels: Lullabies for Little Criminals by Heather O’Neill; Half Blood Blues by Esi Edugyan; The Imperfectionists by Tom Rachman; Runaway (Stories) by Alice Munro; The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt; and Light Lifting by Alexander MacLoud. I’ve tried to include a Continue Reading...
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Tween Scene Starts Tomorrow at Central!

Attention tweens aged 10-13! Starting tomorrow, Wednesday, September 17th, we’ll be running a weekly “Tween Scene” here at the Central Library on 850 Ouellette Avenue. I’m very excited to get started! We’ve got all kinds of exciting new board games to start things off and we have access to some great video games and, as with Teen Zone, all programs include a light snack. This year I’m hoping we can make this program really special and do all kinds of different activities. I’m planning on including crafts Continue Reading...
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Tweet your savings for a chance to win!

Have you been having fun using WPL’s new online Library Value Calculator to estimate the amount of money you’re saving by using our resources and services?  Do you want to share that amount with others?  Come on, don’t be afraid to gloat!  Maybe if others see how much money you’re saving, they’ll want to hop on the library usage train too! Here’s an added incentive: If you’re on twitter, share your average monthly savings using the hashtag #SavingWithWPL anytime between September 15-28 for a chance to Continue Reading...
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Music & Audiobooks now Available on Hoopla

Hoopla, Hoopla, HOOPLA! This word has been in my vocabulary for about a year now, and it’s just as much fun every time I say it.  With our Hoopla-versary just around the corner, let’s look back and reflect on all of the reasons why we love this eResource so dearly. -Every title is available right away. No waiting. No holds. Ever. -It’s available anytime, anywhere.  I have used Hoopla on a plane, on a train, in a car, near and far. Note to self: pen a Continue Reading...
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Join us for Cinema Saturday

On Saturday, September 13th we’ll have our first session of our monthly Cinema Saturday program at the Central Library. If you’re worried one Saturday a month isn’t enough don’t! We’re keeping Saturdays interesting with a mix of programs: from Kids Clubs and other specialized programs (including the upcoming Superhero September!) with Miss Janet and Saturday Crafternoons with Miss Kate. There should be something fun going on every week! This Saturday we’ll be be playing Ice Age: The Meltdown in the Teen Zone area. Children of all Continue Reading...
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