Relax in the library with
a board game or try our new
PS3!

Drop-ins welcome. Ages 6 and up. For more information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 7700.

Tuesday, May 26, from 3:00 pm to 7:30 pm, Sandwich Library

Teen volunteers will be
available to help teach the
basics of how to play chess. Ages 4 to 12.  To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 4579.

Saturday, May 30, from 1:00 pm to 3:45 pm, Central Library.

An eight-week program
designed for infants 0 to 12
months with a caregiver. Enjoy sharing rhymes, songs and stories with your child.
To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 5000

Tuesday, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, from 11:00 am to 11:40 am, Fontainebleau Library.

John Schlarbaum will be
holding a media event to
launch an exciting new book campaign. We will be introducing Karen Kilbride, a local author whose book will be included in the library’s collection as a work-in-progress. Borrowers of the book will be able to provide feedback, contributing to the whole creative process.

Friday, June 5, from 10:00 am to 11:00 am, Self-Publishing Lab, Central Library.

The First Lego League will be holding a few sessions for
grades 6 to 8, to introduce them to the fun and challenge of working with Lego Mindstorm. This will be a hands-on experience. Limit 15. To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 3300.

Saturday, June 6, from  9:30 am – 12:30 pm, Budimir Library.

Do you want your voice
to be heard? Do you want
to earn volunteer hours? Join our Teen Advisory Group. We’re looking for teens, ages 13 to 17 to share ideas and activities each month and to write to our teen blog. Every other month is book club month. To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 3320.

Wednesday, June 10, from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm, Budimir Library.

Bring your friends and
family and join us for a family friendly movie. For more information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 5500.

Saturday, June 13, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Remington Park Library.

Drop into the library for a rundown on how to set up
your mobile device or tablet to access free eBooks, audiobooks, music, movies, tv shows, magazines and language learning tools using apps available to library cardholders. For more information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 4424.

Tuesday, June 16, from 10:00 am – Noon, Central Library.

What WPL is Reading in May

May is one of my favourite months. Between the warmth and the flowers, it has a lot going for it. Adding to our enjoyment, we’ve had the pleasure of picking up some great reading materials this month. It has been an interesting month around here with holidays, weather running from freezing to boiling, and even a new bridge named for a hockey legend. Not a bad start for spring. To me, there’s nothing quite like sitting down outside this time of year with a cup of coffee Continue Reading...
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We’ve got the blues, and that ain’t bad

Legendary blues guitarist, B.B. King, died in his sleep at the age of 89 on Thursday night.  His passing and the coming of sultry summer heat are good reasons to celebrate the form of music known as the Blues. Delta Blues, Texas Blues, Chicago Blues — whatever your preference, there is a lot to enjoy. For a good selection of music by Mr. King, visit our e-audio collection provided by HOOPLA.   If you want to read or view more about the history and influence of Continue Reading...
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Library Live Writing Club Saturday May 16 and Tuesday May 18 and 25

Kids ages 5-12 join us Saturday May 16 from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm and Tuesday May 18 and 25 from 5:00 pm – 6:45 pm. We are writing great stories, drawing amazing pictures, and this week we will be making small personal journals, just like the ones in the picture, to take home and continue writing.  By May 30, 2015 we hope to have enough stories and art work to make one big book at the WPL self-publishing Xpress.  Come and share your creativity....
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Comics & eBooks now available on Hoopla

We’re happy to let you know that Comics and eBooks are now available on Hoopla! From Ghostbusters and Garfield, to Sons of Anarchy and Dr. Who, we’ve got illustrated entertainment for comic lovers of all ages. If you’re not familiar with Hoopla, here’s a quick summary: *Audiobooks, movies, TV shows, music (full albums), eBooks, and comics for all ages. *You can borrow 20 items/month. *What you see is what you get; every title is available on demand. No Holds. Ever! *You can stream or download your borrowed items. Continue Reading...
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Happy Birthday Little Free Library!

This Saturday marks the third anniversary of Little Free Library as a non-profit organization. In honour of this celebration Little Free Library is asking that people donate books to their local LFL. And, if you do so, you might as well have some fun! Take a picture of yourself dropping off books in the libraries and post it with #givebooks on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram for your chance to win Little Free Library swag! It has been about a year since Windsor Public Library, in partnership Continue Reading...
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Summer Hours

All locations of Windsor Public Library will change to SUMMER HOURS on TUESDAY, MAY 19, 2015. Summer hours come into effect on the third Monday in May. Additionally, Windsor Public Library locations will be closed on MONDAY, MAY 18, 2015 to celebrate Victoria Day. Customers should note that materials due back on these dates will not impact accounts. Materials can be renewed at www.windsorpubliclibrary.com....
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