Join the celebrations
happening at the library
tonight. Come join our party starting with a storytime featuring our favourite books. My Heart is Like a ZOO, Yuck, A Love Story, Phileas’ s Fortune and Monkey and Me. Kids will be making amazing crafts related to these stories then playing some gentle indoor games. Ages 4 to 12.

To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 4579.

Tuesday, February 9, from 5:15 pm to 6:45 pm, Central Library.

Come in to build and put on
a puppet shadow theatre show!
All ages welcome, under 10 with a caregiver.

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

Thursday, February 11, from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Bridgeview Library.

Join us at the library to have
some fun and make a craft.
All ages are welcome with a caregiver.

Saturday, February 13, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, Fontainebleau Library
For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 5000.

Saturday, February 13, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, Budimir Library.
For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 3300.

Come on out and make a sensational glitter globe for
that special someone. Ages 6 to 12.

To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 5400.

Saturday, February 13, from 10:30 am to 11:30 am, Forest Glade Library.

The funniest books, games
and activities will be
experienced tonight. Join us for activities related to the books Chicken Butt, Knock Knock joke, Dork Diaries, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Cabin fever, Captain Underpants and other funny books. Ages 4 to 12.

To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 4579.

Tuesday, February 16, from 5:15 pm to 6:45 pm, Central Library.

Get up close and personal
with Charlie Brown and
his friends. Create Snoopy’s Red Baron airplane. Colour and create your own Peanuts comic strip and much, much more. Age 6 to 10.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 5500.

Saturday, February 20, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Remington Park Library.

In honour of the ever
popular Rainbow Magic series,
join us as we make our very own sparkly fairy potions! Ages 6 to 10.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 5500.

Tuesday, February 23, from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm, Remington Park Library.

Popular Magazines Available at Windsor Public Library

Windsor Public Library is pleased to offer on-line access, from home, school or work, day or night, to a new collection of popular magazines:  Consumer Reports, Maclean’s, Family Tree, HELLO! Canada, Cricket, Rolling Stone, Architectural Digest and Highlights for Children, all available on FLIPSTER And don’t forget the other great titles available through ZINIO: more than 50 titles, including Car & Driver, National Geographic, The New Yorker, O: the Oprah magazine, Taste of Home, Wired, and many more. Both ZINIO and FLIPSTER let you read the Continue Reading...
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Retired Educator Jim Stuart Appointed to Windsor Public Library Board

Jim Stuart, a long-time educator and community advocate has been appointed to the Windsor Public Library Board to complete the 2015-2018 term. Mr. Stuart has a deep appreciation for the important role the Windsor Public Library system plays in sustaining the intellectual and social needs of the Windsor Community. He looks forward to joining the Board as it implements its exciting facilities plans at the Optimist Community Centre, Budimir and the Old Fire Hall on Mill Street. A member of the 2006-2010 Windsor Public Library Board, Continue Reading...
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Rave Reviewed!

Yesterday we had a lot of fun with our monthly Rave Reviews program at the Central library. Jodie and I each brought in a pile of wonderful books and we had a lively discussion. In case you weren’t able to make it out to the program, I’ll be blogging our book picks every month. This month we discussed 11 books in addition to getting feedback on some of last months’ picks. Those who’d read Our Souls at Night had issues with some of the character’s decisions (I Continue Reading...
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Windsor Public Library Celebrates Black History Month

Every February, Windsorites are invited to take part in celebrations and events which honour the legacy of Black Canadians, past and present, during Black History Month. It is a time to celebrate the many achievements and contributions of Black Canadians, who, throughout history, have done so much to make Canada the culturally diverse, compassionate and prosperous nation we know today. It is also an opportunity for the majority of Canadians to learn about the experiences of Black Canadians in our society, and the vital role this Continue Reading...
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Celebrate The 20th Anniversary of Black History Month With The Library Live Children’s Club

Today marks the first day of the 20th Anniversary of BLACK HISTORY MONTH in Canada. Please join the Library Live Children’s club tomorrow Tuesday, February 2,  5:15 PM – 6:45 PM as we celebrate in art, crafts, games, music, books, amazing artists, authors, scientists, explorers,  like Mama Miti a.k.a. Wangari Maathai an environmentalist nobel prize winner from Kenya,  Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela an anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, and philanthropist, who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999, Michaëlle Jean former Governor General of Canada, and current Secretary-General of the Organisation Continue Reading...
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Public Library Partnership To Create Social Services Hub

The Windsor Public Library, together with partners Essex and Guelph, have been awarded $200,000 from the Ontario Libraries Capacity Fund, to develop a community hub of social services for those experiencing homelessness or living in poverty. The Library Hubs Meeting Community Needs (LHMCN) Project, will create tools which will be shared with library systems across the province. They will focus on encouraging the development of new ways to engage with and meet the changing needs of Ontarians. By partnering together to create community hubs, shared audiences Continue Reading...
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