The Teen Zone Drop-in Centre
is an after-school program.

Looking for a welcoming space to hang out, meet new people, play games, do homework and explore your artistic side? Take part in fun workshops and assist us in planning interesting programs. Snacks will be provided.

Tuesdays and Thursdays, from
3:15 pm to 4:45 pm, Central Library.

 

Join Ellie for fun and
interesting art experiences.
Kids will work with pencil crayons, markers and paints. For kids 8 to 12 years old.

Program runs 6 consecutive Saturdays starting October 18th through November 22nd. To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 6620.

Saturday, October 25, from 10:30 am to 11:30 am, Riverside Library.

Instructor will teach Chinese
Tai Chi, which includes Mulan
Fan, Tai Chi Boxing and Tai Chi Sword.
Beginners from 2 to 3 pm, Intermediate from 3 to 4 pm. In the Fred Israel Auditorium.
To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 4579.

Sunday, October 26, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Central Library.

Join us for a fun evening
of stories, costumes contests, chills and thrills appropriate for children ages 5 to 13. Kids can wear their own costumes or borrow one of our costumes.
To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 4579.

Tuesday, October 28, from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm, Central library.

Nothing much to do on your Saturday? Bring your family or friends to play a good old fashioned board game. Just can’t break away from technology? Try our Wii family game night. For all ages. For more information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 5500.

Saturday, November 1, 2014, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, Remington Park Library.

Adult Sensory Storytime
Yoga is coming to Windsor
Public Library!
The Eastside Windsor Yoga Studio will be joining some of our regularly scheduled storytimes!
The peaceful practice of Yoga encourages physical activity, offers tactile stimulation and helps increase flexibility.
For more information, call 519-255-6770 and the extension of the branch.

Wednesday, November 5, from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm, Budimir branch (ext. 3300).

The Eastside Windsor Yoga
Studio will be joining some
of our regularly scheduled storytimes!
The peaceful practice of yoga encourages physical activity, offers tactile stimulation and enhances non-verbal communication between caregiver and child.

For more information call 519-255-6770 and the extension of the branch.

- Friday, November 7, 10:30 am at Forest Glade Library (ext. 5400)
- Wednesday, November 26, 11:00 am at Budimir (ext. 3300)

Celebrating Ontario Public Library Week

October is Canadian Library Month, and from the 19th to the 25th libraries in Ontario are celebrating Ontario Public Library Week.  This year’s theme is Libraries Inspire, and throughout the month library lovers from across Canada have logged into librarymonth.ca to share personal accounts of how libraries and librarians have helped shape their lives. We have a lot to celebrate… Over 97% of Canadians live in communities that are served by a public library, and over 21 million Canadians hold a public library card.  Libraries make Continue Reading...
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What WPL is reading: October

Getting into the fall means some cooler days, and with the rain we’ve been having it has been a great time for reading. Below are just some of the things your friends at the Windsor Public Library have been reading.       11/22/63 Rob: 11/22/63 by Stephen King. Available as both a book and audiobook. I should probably confess: I haven’t read a lot of Stephen King. The acclaimed writer is a literary superstar, but for whatever reason I’ve never really picked up his works. Continue Reading...
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Halloween Reads

Are you looking for a read that will give you a little fright? With Halloween just around the corner, now is the time to pick up a book that gives you that spine tingling, goose bump raising, heart pounding scare. From the real, to the deranged, to the downright creepy, any of these suggestions is bound to keep you up all night reading. Inspired by real events, The Exorcist is classic in horror writing. Written in 1971 by William Peter Blatty, the book follows the demonic Continue Reading...
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Happy National Vegetarian Month

October is National Vegetarian Month! This event celebrates the benefits of this increasingly popular dietary lifestyle. Whether a vegetarian yourself or if you’re interested in changing up your diet with a few meat-free dishes, this is a great month to check out the Windsor Public Library’s collection of vegan and vegetarian cookbooks. One of my personal favorite cookbooks is Meatless. This item is almost an embarrassment of riches, offering “More Than 200 Of The Very Best Vegetarian Recipes” and each accompanied with a beautiful mouth-watering picture Continue Reading...
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Construction on Seminole

Sewer line replacement is taking place on Seminole Street between Pillette and George. During construction, Seminole Branch Library is open to the public but the library parking lot and Seminole street parking adjacent to the library is not available. Parking is available on Bernard and surrounding streets. Accessibility by wheelchair is difficult at this time. It is expected that the library parking lot will become available the week of October 20th. Seminole staff will be able to confirm that for you at that time....
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#BigLibraryRead is Back!

From now through October 28th, you have the opportunity to join the world’s largest global e-Book club through Overdrive’s Big Library Read.  The title for this round is ANATOMY OF A MISFIT by Andrea Portes, and for the next two weeks you can borrow the eBook or eAudiobook without any waitlists or holds. About the Book (from http://windsor.lib.overdrive.com/) In this Mean Girls meets The Perks of Being a Wallflower tale, narrator Anika Dragomir is the third most popular girl at PoundHigh School. But inside, she knows Continue Reading...
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