An after school club for
young teens 9 to 14 to explore different writing and illustration techniques.

For information call 519-255-6770 Ext. 6620.

Tuesday, June 27, from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm, Riverside Library.

Curious to know what a
buggle is? Find out! You will be making your own magnetic buggle family! Ages 6 and up.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 5000.

Wednesday, June 28, from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm, Fontainebleau Library.

All locations of the Windsor
Public Library will be closed
on Saturday, July 1.

Regular hours resume on Sunday, July 2.

Kick of Canada’s 150th
birthday summer celebration
with fun! Paint your own Canada 150 flag and play Canadian Trivia!

Registration required.

Monday, July 3, from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm, Budimir library.

It’s time to game!

Join us for Xbox or board games.

Tuesday, July 4, from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm, Fontainebleau Library.

Make your own adorable
baby turtle using popsicle
sticks and yarn. Ages 7 to 12.

Saturday, July 8, from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm, Remington Park Library.

Explore the different tech
tools we have in the Tech Hub.
From GarageBand to electronic cutters, from robots to video cameras and software.

All ages welcome, children under 12 with a caregiver. Ext. 4434.

Monday, July 10, from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm, Central Library

Join us at the library and experiment with our
button maker! We will be making Canada-themed buttons in celebration of Canada’s 150th.

Ages 7 to 13. Registration required.

Saturday, July 15, from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm, Forest Glade Library.

Library Named For Automotive Entrepreneur Bill Chisholm

In partnership with Rose City Ford Sales Limited, the Windsor Public Library Board is happy to announce that the new library located at the Optimist Community Centre will be named the W.F. CHISHOLM BRANCH. City Council and the Windsor Public Library Board have both approved bestowing the honour on Mr. Chisholm, a well-respected local automotive executive and founder of Rose City Ford Sales Limited. Windsor Public Library CEO Kitty Pope considers the naming of the new branch a truly fitting tribute to Bill.  “He has worked tirelessly Continue Reading...
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Zinio Digital Magazines: Scheduled Maintenance

From Monday evening (June 26th) through Tuesday morning (June 27th) the Zinio for Libraries website and App will be temporarily unavailable. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Stay tuned for announcements regarding our transition from the Zinio for Libraries App to the new RB Digital Magazines App....
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Learn About Essential Oils at ‘Introduction to Essential Oils’ Workshop

It seems like everywhere you go these days you hear someone talking about using essential oils for a whole host of purposes from cleaning your home to creating a calm environment to soothing your aching head. If you’ve ever wondered if essential oils are right for you or how to get started, then we the perfect program for you! Our July, ‘How-To’ Workshop introduces you to the basics of essential oils. You’re invited to join Kristine Atkinson of Natural Origins Inc., as she shares her knowledge of Continue Reading...
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Windsorite adds to Chicken Soup for the Soul Series

Windsor Public Library is very proud that one of patrons has had her work included in Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Spirit of Canada. Durre Jabeen is a frequent visitor to the library, attending events like the Writers’ Group, colouring group and the Conversation Circle, which was the subject of her story. Durre has been coming to the WPL Writers’ Group since it began in 2012, and has self-published books through the Self-Publishing service.  This was her first attempt at non-fiction writing, and her story and Continue Reading...
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Tis the Season to Binge on TV shows

I talk a lot about summer reading but, I must confess, while I’m just finished devouring the non-fiction title, The Radium Girls,* I’m also pretty heavily into binge watching season. So many of my favourite shows have just released seasons on Netflix and I’m midway through Orange is the New Black as well as The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.** I’m loving them. But, as I’ve mentioned previously, you don’t need a Netflix account to enjoy some great summer viewing, you just need a library card! As we recover from the first intense heat Continue Reading...
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All About 1867: Canada’s Great Lakes Ships and Shipwrecks

There is something mysterious and thrilling about the underwater world.  Our own inland seas contain the remains of naval ships sunk in battle and commercial vessels lost to the forces of a storm, foundered on rocks, or destroyed at their moorings. Marine historians Cris Kohl and Joan Forsberg have researched, explored, and photographed many Great Lakes shipwrecks.  To commemorate Canada’s 150th birthday they have new videos to show and tales to tell, including: – which is the most visited shipwreck in the Great Lakes, – a Continue Reading...
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