Library Live Children’s Club
will explore the earth in
action by investigating what causes earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes and other natural events. Ages 4 to 12. To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 4579.

Saturday, April 18, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Central Library.

To know more about the
Franklin Expedition, ask us
about our Franklin Expedition Resources and visit these great site:

http://tinyurl.com/hmserebus

http://tinyurl.com/franklin-exp

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVY8LoM47xI

Help us celebrate Earth Day
by planting seedlings that
you can take home and plant in your own gardens. For more information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 5000.

Tuesday, April 21, from 4:00 pm to 4:45 pm, Fontainebleau Library.

Celebrate National
Astronomy Day at the library.
A fun-filled day of moon art, building a space shuttle and other spacey crafts will keep us reaching for the stars. For more information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 5500.

Saturday, April 25, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, Remington Park Library.

 

Technology at Windsor Public Library Studied in Europe

Windsor Public Library has always been at the leading edge of introducing new technology to our users.  From the early days of replacing card catalogues with computers to search for items, to our current services of offering digital items in the form of books, music and even movies,  we have striven to provide the best that technology has to offer. In 2012, WPL became the first public library in Canada to offer Self-Publishing services, with the addition of the Espresso Book Machine™ to our collection.  This Continue Reading...
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Thank you to our volunteer tutors

In the Windsor Public Library Adult Literacy Program, we have extraordinary volunteers. They meet one-on-one with adult learners, to help them improve their reading, writing, numeracy and digital technology skills, to achieve their personal goals. Our volunteers’ patience and commitment enables a positive learning experience for adults who have struggled with literacy for most of their lives. Our program would not be possible without the dedication and enthusiasm of our volunteer tutors. You truly make a difference!  Thank you! If you’re interested in volunteering as a Continue Reading...
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National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week, April 12-18, 2015, 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 Continue Reading...
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Breaking Barriers, Rainy Day Reads, Walking, Walking, Walking…

Our Online Book Club has covered a lot of ground over the last few months. We kicked off this year with an 1100 mile hike on the Pacific Crest Trail with Cheryl Strayed in Wild. From there, we kept right on trekking though England, covering an additional 600 miles of ground in The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce. While there were a number of similarities between these two stories, one fiction and one a memoir, each was unique, inspiring, and in a way healing Continue Reading...
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Discovering the Franklin Expedition

The discovery of the ships from the Franklin Expedition was a big moment for fans of Canadian history. Captain Sir John Franklin left England in 1845 to find the fabled Northwest Passage. (If you’re a Stan Rogers fan you might be familiar with music pertaining to the topic.) Launched when it was widely believed that finding way past North America to Asia would provide a strategic lane sure to bring riches year round, this trip was a major event. It wasn’t Franklin’s first expedition, but it would be his Continue Reading...
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