Windsor Public Library
suggests customers using our
web site - www.windsorpubliclibrary.com – be aware of the Heartbleed bug that can potentially affect online security.  Heartbleed created a possibility for secure web pages to be vulnerable.  To offset any risk of a breach of personal information we recommend that you change your PIN/password regularly.

All library locations will be
closed for Easter from Friday,
April 18 through Monday, April 21.

What is a pink moon?
The full moon that appears
in April is called the pink moon. This name came from the herb, moss pink or wild ground phlox, which is one of the earliest widespread flowers of the spring. Listen to stories about and around the moon. Ages 6 and up.
For more information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 7700.

Tuesday, April 15, from 3:00 – 4:00 pm,
Sandwich Library.

Master Gardener Sue Kelsh
will discuss the use of native plants to create colourful, pesticide-free, and drought-tolerant gardens.
For more information contact 519-255-6770 x6621.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Riverside Library, Lions Room.

Create a bookmark using
the art of Iris Folding.  
 
Wednesday, April 23, from 10:30 to 11:30 am
Central Library, Ouellette Avenue Lobby.
 
Limit of 10 persons; Adults only.
Please register at 519-255-6770 x4434

Join us for a fun sensory
storytime for adults with
special needs. Our storytime will include stories, songs, movement and art. For adults with special needs and a support person.
For more information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 6620.

Tuesday, April 1, 8, 22, 29, from 10:30 – 11:30 am,
Riverside Library.

 What’s your talent? Singing, dancing, acting or martial
arts?
Are you an author, poet or artist? Come on out and show us what you’ve got!

Youth ages 5 to 13 are invited to showcase their talents at this fun event.
Parents and friends are invited to enjoy the show.
Lights refreshments will be served.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014, from 6:00 pm to 7:15 pm, Budimir Library.

Please call 519-255-6770, ext. 3300 before May 8 to register for your spot in the show.

Make a felt flower brooch
to decorate your jacket or bag.
Limit of 10.
Adults only. Registration required.
For more information please contact 519-255-6770 x4434.

Wednesday May 21, from 10:30 am to 11:30 am, Central Library.

Graphic Novels (For Those Who Can’t Stand Superhero Stories)

For a lot of people the terms “comic book” and “graphic novel” bring to mind images of over-muscled men in tights fighting super-powered criminals. There is no denying that tight-and-cape tales have been a staple in the comic industry for almost seventy years, but this medium should not be overlooked for its ability to tell complex and innovative adult oriented stories outside of the superhero genre. Windsor Public Library’s extensive graphic novel collection hosts a number of works recommended for reluctant comic readers, with stories ranging from Continue Reading...
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Music Free & Legal: Freegal

Illegally downloading music is never a good idea.  In addition to being against the law, it’s unfair to the artists, producers, record labels, and music industry affiliates.  On top of all this, it can really harm your computer. Try to imagine using BitTorrent, P2P, and other file sharing networks as taking candy from a stranger.  You might be fine, but, there’s always that chance that the candy is tainted and will make you sick.  You might download 100 songs without a problem, but all it takes is one Continue Reading...
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Some Fancy Fingers at WPL

Saturday was a busy day here at the Central library. Between our Upcycling Crafts program and the Get to Know Your Muslim Neighbor Day, things were bustling. The Muslim women’s group provided WPL customers and staff with all kinds of treats for all ages. The women brought in some authentic cuisine including the best samosas I’ve ever tasted, applied some beautiful henna tattoos to WPL staff and customers, and demonstrations on how to wear a hijab. It was a fun and informative experience! Later in the Continue Reading...
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Writing and Illustration Gallery

Don’t miss the newly updated Gallery brought to you by Riverside’s Writing and Illustration Club.   Our blog was just updated to include a Gallery section where our members can share some of their writing and illustrations with you.  We are having our third meeting on Tuesday, April 15 at 6pm.  Please come join us!  Always open to new members ages 8 – 18 at Riverside Library.  ...
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Thank You to All WPL Volunteers

National Volunteer Week, April 6-12, 2014, is a time set aside to recognize all the people who donate time and energy to their community.  Windsor Public Library volunteers serve on various committees, help with fundraising, assist with reading, writing and numeracy programs for children and adults and provide the homebound with much needed library service. Volunteers inspire others by their example and make Windsor a better place to live and work. Many thanks to all our volunteers who believe in the Windsor Public Library and who selflessly Continue Reading...
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LeeLee Hats Yarn Drop Off

If you have balls of yarn gathering dust in a corner, a drawer, a closet or a basket, the Windsor Public Library can help you find a home for it! All WPL branches are now accepting donations of yarn to the LeeLee Hats program. Started in 2010, LeeLee Hats is a local non-profit group that creates and donates handmade hats to babies in hospitals with a focus on those in neonatal intensive care units. They have so far donated close to 30,000 hats to hospitals in Windsor, Leamington, Sarnia, Chatham, Continue Reading...
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