Join us at the library for
stories, rhymes and songs.

Ages 6 and under, with a caregiver.

Thursday, July 25, from 11:00 am to 11:45 am.

Join us to engage in lively conversations over refreshments. This fun event is intended for adults and seniors who are looking to socialize and make new friends.

Friday, July 26, from 10:30 am to 11:30 am, Forest Glade Library.

Friday, July 26 • 11:00 am to Noon, Budimir Library.

If you worry that the
stress is negatively
affecting your life, health, and your happiness, join us for this training session and learn new techniques to manage your stress with a life coach, Lakshmi.

To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 3320.

Saturday, July 27, from 11:00 am to Noon, Budimir Library.


The First Baptist Church of Sandwich is the oldest black church in the Windsor area and is this week’s Throwback Thursday picture. This photograph was taken in June 1986, showing the entrance of the church which is located at 3652 Peter Street. The church was founded by escaped and freed slaves in the early 19th Century. Construction started in the 1840s and it was completed in 1851, replacing a log cabin church constructed in the 1820s. Today the church is still active and an important part Continue Reading...
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Outdoor Movies Continue With SMALLFOOT

With school out for the summer, parents across Windsor are looking for activities that appeal to the whole family.  Following up on a successful outdoor movie season last year, Windsor Public Library is again embarking on a summer schedule of free family friendly fun at locations across the city. Next up is Smallfoot on Friday, July 26 at Wigle Park (Erie Street/McDougall Avenue).  Fun and games begin at 7 pm, with the movie scheduled to start at sundown. Families planning on attending should bring their own lawn chairs, blankets and refreshments.  Continue Reading...
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Community Consultation

The Windsor Public Library is working on a Strategic Plan for the next five years.  An integral part of the process is obtaining community input as we prepare a long term plan.  It will help us identify areas where we can improve services through a better understanding of what our community expects from us. Please take a few minutes to participate by clicking here. Thank You....
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As Sandwich residents prepare for the opening of the John Muir Branch of WPL in the former Fire Hall at 363 Mill Street, the first standalone Sandwich Library was located just a couple of blocks down the street at 615 Mill Street. This week’s Throwback Thursday Picture was taken circa 1972 showing the Sandwich Public Library, which was originally housed in the former Teacher’s Training Building. The Town of Sandwich established its first library in 1923 and was located in the Town Hall. In 1934 the Continue Reading...
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Great Courses now available on Kanopy

You can now enjoy unlimited streaming of the entire series of The Great Courses through our Kanopy collection, with access to more than 70 new courses! The Great Courses are a series of post secondary level educational videos instructed by professors, subject matter experts, and industry leading professionals. They allow you to access higher education on your own time, and at your own pace. There are courses in a wide variety of subjects ranging anywhere from Mindfulness and Photography to Ancient Civilizations, Language Study, Finance, and Law; Continue Reading...
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The plan to open the new John Muir Branch (363 Mill Street) on July 20 has been delayed. Sandwich Branch (3312 Sandwich Street) which was scheduled to close July 6 in preparation for a transition to the permanent home for the WPL Local History Collection has been postponed. Sandwich Branch will remain open indefinitely. When we have more information on the opening of John Muir and the Sandwich transition, it will be shared in this space.        ...
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Budimir Branch Construction Update

There will be reductions in public space at the north end of  BUDIMIR BRANCH starting Tuesday July 9. In order to ensure public safety during the next phase of construction, the children’s, teen and window seating area will be inaccessible until the project is complete. All collections have been re-located within the library and are still available for check out. We apologize for the inconvenience but are confident the end result will be well worth it! Please click HERE for a list of other WPL locations....
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