All locations of the
Windsor Public Library will be closed on Monday, September 1.

Regular hours resume on Tuesday, September 2.

A chance for youth to get
together and create electronically. Make memes, gifs, edit pictures and learn. Come and participate in making content on the computer while building key technological skills.

Saturday, August 30, from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm, Remington Park Library.

Join Heather Barrington
from the Windsor-Essex
County Health Unit for an interactive presentation in recognition of Healthy Aging Month. For adults of all ages.

Wednesday, September 3, from 10:00 am to 11:00 am, Central Library, Fred Israel Auditorium.

Come join us in making
a sturdy pouch for your
school supplies out of duct tape. Ages 6 to 13. For more information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 5500.

Saturday, September 6, from 10:30am to 11:30 am, Remington Park Library.

Meet other aspiring writers
or illustrators, engage in fun exercises, share your work and utilize the latest free Apps including iBooks Author and Book Creator Apps available through the iTunes App store. For ages 8 and up. For more information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 6620.

Monday, September 8, from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm, Riverside Library.

Join our informal discussion
group as we talk about the ups and downs of writing. This month’s focus will be “what to look for in a writing workshop”.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm, Central Library, Self-publishing Lab.

New CEO for the Windsor Public Library

Windsor Mayor Eddie Francis together with City Council, the Windsor Public Library Board and Chief Administrative Officer Helga Reidel, are pleased to announce Kathleen (Kitty) Pope as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Windsor Public Library.   A native of the City of Windsor, Ms. Pope has been working in the Library sector for nearly 40 years and began her career in 1976 as the Family Resource Librarian at the Owen Sound Public Library.  Between 1976 and 2014 Ms. Pope has held numerous library roles Continue Reading...
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Summer’s almost over, meaning its time for new and returning students to get ready for the school year. Visit your local branch of the Windsor Public Library to view our wide selection of books, kits, and study guides to help students make the grade. This week we have already highlighted some titles to help young scholars with math and science. Another subject many students need assistance with is geography. From learning how to use an atlas to identifying the capital city of Nicaragua (its Managua), WPL Continue Reading...
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Back to School with WPL: Science

            We previously discussed just some of our math resources, but we’ve got you covered in all areas for back to school.  If you want to get a leg up in science class, or are specializing in something like biochemistry or physics, check out what we’ve got for you.  Keep in mind, we’ve got over 8700 science items (not including databases) so if you don’t see what you’re looking for in this blog, you can always search our catalog and find exactly what Continue Reading...
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Back To School With WPL: Math

With another summer winding down, it’s time to start thinking about the new school year.  Whether you’re sending your kids off or going yourself, there’s a lot to do to get ready.  We at your library are ready to help you and yours meet the new challenges the year will bring.  Math is a subject that many are looking for help with, and we’ve got some great free resources which can help.  As always, all you need is a library card. Sometimes just making a subject Continue Reading...
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Learning Express Library (LEL)

TOEIC; TOEFL; GED; GRE; SAT; OMG! LEL! TISA! Are you shaking your head right now and wondering what all of this means?  It’s part of a game that we play here at the library: Standardized Test or Internet Slang.  One person throws out an acronym, and the other has to guess which category it belongs to.  Fun…right? Speaking of fun (and standardized tests), Learning Express Library (one of my favourite WPL databases, BTW) has been upgraded!  Clap. Cheer. Hi-Fives all around. If you love learning, you’ll love Continue Reading...
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What WPL Is reading in August

We at WPL have been busy this season.  With the summer programming schedule running in full bloom, we’ve often been helping thirty (or more) kids at a time explore ideas, build, create, and discover.  While we’ve had fun with the Eureka! theme, at the end of the day it has been nice to replace the youthful energy and curiosity with a good summer read.     Here’s what we’ve been lounging with this month: Rob: The Armageddon Rag by  George R.R. Martin. The Armageddon Rag While patiently waiting for Continue Reading...
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