Enjoy sharing rhymes, songs
and stories with your child to encourage bonding and to promote early speech and language development. Ages 0 to 12 months with a caregiver.

To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 5400.

Friday, January 30, from 10:30 am to 11:00 am, Forest Glade Library.

Use our music station and
create and record your
own songs with Garageband on an iMac.
We provide use of a keyboard, an electric guitar and a bass guitar.

Available at all time when Riverside Library is open.

The Book Buddy program at Windsor Public Library will be
re-launching in February 2015!

We would like to thank everyone for their patience while we have been working to renew and improve the program.

If you would like to volunteer, or have a child who needs assistance with their reading skills, contact the Book Buddy Coordinator by email at bookbuddy@windsorpubliclibrary.
com or by phone at 519-255-6770 ext. 4418

Who was the first woman to become a publisher in Canada?
Who helped to invent the lightbulb? Who invented the street stop light? Who was the first African American female astronaut? Join us as we learn about and celebrate these and many other amazing individuals at this great Black History Month event.

For more information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 4579.

Tuesday, February 3, from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm and Saturday, February 7, from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Central Library.

Do you love kites?
Have you ever made one? We are celebrating National Kids Kite Flying Day by making kites. Join us it will be fun. Ages 4 to 12.

For more information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 4579.

Tuesday, February 10, from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm, Central Library.

Join us at the library to have
some fun and make a craft.
All ages are welcome with a caregiver.

Saturday, February 14, from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Fontainebleau Library.
For more information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 5000.

Saturday, February 14, from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Central Library.
To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 4434.

 

Some felt, some glue and
you will have a terrific
coaster for your favourite mug! Ages 18 and up.

To register call 519-255-6770 x4434.

Wednesday February 18, from 10:30 am to 11:30 am, Central Library, Teen Zone area.

Windsor Public Library Celebrates Family Literacy

On January 27, families across Windsor will participate in Family Literacy Day, a national initiative promoting the importance of reading and engaging in literacy-related activities as a family. The Windsor Public Library encourages family literacy year round and is always striving to recognize the literacy needs of parents and children and provide an environment conducive to reading. Families are encouraged to provide children with their very own library cards, and let children select the books they would like to read: find new stories for children to Continue Reading...
Read more

Book Buddy

The Book Buddy program at Windsor Public Library will be re-launching in February 2015! We would like to thank everyone for their patience while we have been working to renew and improve the program. If you would like to volunteer, or have a child who needs assistance with their reading skills, contact the Book Buddy Coordinator by email at bookbuddy@windsorpubliclibrary.com or by phone at 519-255-6770 ext. 4418....
Read more

Family Literacy Day at WPL

Developing literacy skills early is pivotal to life-long learning.  Every January 27, Family Literacy Day – an initiative created by ABC Life Literacy in 1999 – raises awareness for the importance of parents and children reading, writing, using numeracy and oral communication skills together.  Spending as little as 15 minutes engaged in literacy-related activities can dramatically improve a child’s (and a parent’s) skills.  Here are some simple ideas of things you can do with the little ones in your life: Make a new recipe together and Continue Reading...
Read more

What WPL is Reading: January

It’s a new year, but we at WPL are still reading away. There’s nothing quite like sitting in a warm spot with a good book if you’re refusing to go outside. I’m not sure what it is, but there’s something about -15 and snow that just makes me want to read. There are some great picks this month, and here they are.  Rob: The World Of Ice & Fire - The Untold History Of Westeros And The Game Of Thrones by George R.R. Martin The World of Ice and Continue Reading...
Read more

Library Live Children’s Club – READING CHALLENGE 2015

Shams, age 9, shown here along with her parents Inas and Khallee, is a Library Live Children’s Club member helping us meet our goal of reading 2015 books this year. She has read five books since January 1, 2015. If you would like to be a part of this challenge we meet every Tuesday from 5:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. at Central....
Read more

Library Celebrates National Hobby Month

With New Year celebrations behind us, why not make your resolution to adopt a brand new hobby?  Make 2015 the year that you try something different! January is National Hobby Month and Windsor Public Library has organized a HAPPENIN’ HOBBIES OPEN HOUSE which will provide an opportunity for everyone to visit Central Library (850 Ouellette Avenue) on JANUARY 17 from 2-4 pm. Plan to stop by and talk to members of our community who are passionate about their hobbies:  they include woodworking, sewing, writing, small electronics, Continue Reading...
Read more