Dad, grab your kids and get
ready for some fun at this
evening storytime. This program offers some fun stories and crazy crafts.

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

Wednesday, August 15, Riverside Library.

Visit us at the library for an afternoon of board games and chess. All are welcome.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 5400.

Saturday, August 18, from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Forest Glade Library.

Fermenting Workshop:
Pickles, Vegetables and Fruits:

Krysta from Dances in Garden joins us once again to teach another process in fermentation. This workshop will cover how to do those vegetables and fruits and more, that we love to eat so much! There will be handouts with recipes and techniques. Krysta will once again be happy to answer your questions! This program is part of our Gardening Workshop Series.

To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 4434.

Wednesday, August 29, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Budimir Library.

 

Ladies and gentlemen,
step right up and learn
something new…in 10 minutes or less!

You’re invited to Windsor Public Library’s 4th annual ‘How-To’ Festival. We’ll have something for everyone young and old, so bring the whole family down for this fun event.

Rain or shine, the show must go on!

Saturday, September 8 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm, Fontainebleau Library.

Test Your Windsor Trivia Knowledge…

Do you think you know everything there is to know about Windsor? If you do, or think you do, you’ll want to mark August 16 on your calendar.  That’s when you get to show off your knowledge at the Windsor Wisdom Trivia Competition. Windsor Public Library and Museum Windsor invite you to join likeminded individuals at the Phog Lounge (157 University Avenue West) on Thursday, August 16 from 7 to 9 pm for the inaugural Windsor-themed Trivia Night. Grab your friends and form a team to Continue Reading...
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ARETHA FRANKLIN LEGACY HONOURED

Aretha Franklin has passed away at the age of 76. Her contributions to R&B, Soul and Motown have been immeasurable, and the extent of her influence can’t be overstated. To honour the legacy of this Motown great, all branches of Windsor Public Library will feature information displays on her life, her music and her commitment to the City of Detroit. Search for information on the life of Aretha Franklin in our catalogue by clicking here.  ...
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SEMINOLE BRANCH RECEIVES SOME TLC

Windsor residents who haven’t stopped by Seminole Branch recently are in for a pleasant surprise when they return.  New shelving, new flooring, a new external book drop and new seating provide a welcoming environment to area customers looking to ‘beat the heat’ and at the same time check out the many resources available which inform, entertain and educate. Representatives from the City of Windsor and Windsor Public Library gathered at the branch on Thursday, August 16 to officially reveal the renovations. Windsor Mayor and Library Board Continue Reading...
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THROWBACK THURSDAY

The Canadian Bank of Commerce building was located on the south-east corner of Ouellette Avenue and Riverside Drive and is this week’s Throwback Thursday picture. This photograph was taken sometime in the 1920s showing the four flour structure that has the banking facilities for the Canadian Bank of Commerce. In 1961 the Canadian Bank of Commerce was merged with the Imperial Bank of Canada to form the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. This building was eventually replaced with the current 15 storey office tower in 1974 Continue Reading...
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THROWBACK THURSDAY

This week’s Throwback Thursday Pic travels back in time 155 years ago to 1863. Today’s photograph shows the commercial district of the Town of Windsor in the middle of the nineteenth century. Windsor became a town in 1858 and was incorporated as a village in 1854 with the arrival of the railway. The picture shows Sandwich Street(today Riverside Drive) as it was before the arrival of the automobile with plenty of traffic of the horse and buggy kind, travelling along the dirt street. If you would Continue Reading...
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THROWBACK THURSDAY

The Windsor Star building located at the corner of Ferry and Pitt Streets, was the home of Windsor’s daily newspaper from 1923 until 2013. This picture was taken sometime in the early 1930s showing “The Star” sign on top of the building. At the time the paper was called “The Border Cities Star”, in 1935 would become “The Windsor Daily Star” and finally “The Windsor Star”. Today “The Windsor Star” is located in the old Palace movie theatre at Ouellette and University. The old building was Continue Reading...
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