It’s never too early to start
having fun with science, technology, engineering, math and art. Children accompanied with a caregiver are invited to explore early STEM concepts, ignite curiosity and have fun.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 2200.

Saturday, December 10, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm, Bridgeview Library.

Children will play and learn
to play chess with Teen
Volunteers. X-box games, Duplo Lego, and a variety of board games is also available for kids to play.

Ages 4-12.  Remember your library cards!!!  Great books will be on display for you to check out and continue the fun at home.

Saturday, December 10, from 1:00 pm to 3:45 pm, Central Library.

Join the Library Live
Children’s Club for our end of
year party!

Stories, art, crafts, board games, X-BOX, LEGO, CHESS, and a snack. Great family fun for everyone.

Saturday, December 10, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Central Library.

Make new friends as you
team up to create a sweet gingerbread house. Best of all, you’ll get a delicious treat for your building efforts. Ages 8 and up.

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

Wednesday, December 14, from 3:30 to 4:30 pm, Fontainebleau Library.

A program designed for
infants 0 to 18 months with a
caregiver. Enjoy sharing rhymes, songs and stories with your child. Ages 6 to 23 months. To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 5000.

Thursday, December 15, from 10:15 am to 10:45 am, Fontainebleau Library.

New: eBooks in International Languages

Windsor Public Library is pleased to announce the addition of new languages to our Overdrive collection. EBooks are increasingly a quick, easy, and popular option for readers. We strive to Windsor’s great cultural and linguistic diversity. Recently, new eBooks have been added in many languages including: Arabic Chinese Gujarati Italian Polish Russian Serbian Spanish Urdu Vietnamese For more on our Overdrive e-Book and Audiobook collections, please check out our Overdrive page available through the E-Resources tab (or by clicking here – link to overdrive)  ...
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North Pole Workshop Partners With Library

The hard-working elves at the North Pole are energetically preparing for the coming holiday season and Mr. and Mrs. Claus are busy ramping up production in their workshop. It’s a season full of hustle and bustle, commotion and last minute tasks. The Reindeer Operations Division is also gearing up for a hectic time. Dasher, head of Reindeer Operations and apprentice Rudolph, have a wonderful gift-giving idea for those looking for something unique and different. And it will lessen the burden on his reindeer and save on Continue Reading...
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Dorothy Mahoney at Windsor Public Library

WPL Writers’ Group is excited to welcome guest speaker Dorothy Mahoney to our December meeting.  Mahoney’s second book of poetry Off Leash was released in 2016. Her works have been published in numerous anthologies, she has been a moderator and presenter with BookFest Windsor and she is an active member of Windsor’s literary scene.  She will be sharing her experiences as a writer, and answering questions about her experiences, as well as reading from her works.  Join us and meet this fun and inspiring author on Continue Reading...
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Winter is Coming…Better Stock up at WPL

Last week I read a very depressing weather forecast in the Windsor Star; it looks like we’re in for a cold winter and I am in no way prepared. It’s time to winterise my home, think about getting snow tires, hide under a blanket, and stock up on library materials! Even though, as a librarian, I’m in the library nearly every day, I almost always have at least 20-30 library items checked out especially in the winter. What if I was snowed in with nothing to Continue Reading...
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Dear Gentle Reader

The late George Carlin achieved notoriety in the ‘seventies with his comedy routine entitled, “Seven Dirty Words You Can Never Say on  Television”. (see also the 40th anniversary tribute in the Atlantic Magazine ) While dialogue in novels has been salty for much longer, it seems as though in the last few years I am seeing more coarse language in the titles of books.  You may recall the bestselling bedtime story satire where a tired parent pleads for his child to go the  **** to sleep. By Continue Reading...
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Rt. Hon. Herb Gray Parkway: new report available for public review

A design and construction report pertaining to “New structures at the western terminus of the Highway 401 (Rt. Hon. Herb Gray Parkway)” has been made available for public review and comment by the Ontario Ministry of Transportation. Copies of the document will be available at the Central, Nikola Budimir and Sandwich Libraries for a 30 day period, running November 18, 2016 through December 19, 2016....
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