Will it be Minions, Star War,
Harry Potter, or the Avengers?

Who knows what will be in store for this wacky and wild movie-themed craft day! For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 8800.

Saturday, April 22, from 2:30 to 3:30 pm, Seminole Library.

Come out and explore the
different tech tools we have in
the Tech HUB. From GarageBand to electronic cutters, from robots to video cameras and software, we have equipment to try out and staff on hand to explore with you.

All ages welcome, children under 12 with a caregiver.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 4434.

Tuesday, April 25, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Central Library.

Join us as we play with K’NEX
to build some awesome structures.

To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 2200.

Wednesday, April 26, from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm, Bridgeview Library.

Join certified instructor
Deanna as she shows you basic breathing techniques and movements to suit your individual needs. Please bring a yoga mat.

To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 6620.

Thursday, April 27, from 3:45 pm to 4:30 pm, Riverside Library.


The Annual General Meeting of the Windsor Public Library Board is scheduled for Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 4 pm at Central Library in the Ouellette Lobby.  The featured speaker will be internationally renowned children’s author Christopher Paul Curtis, for whom the WPL Children’s Learning Centre is named. Mr. Curtis will talk about ‘Why Public Libraries are Essential.’ His association with the Windsor Public Library was cemented when he wrote his first best-seller, THE WATSONS GO TO BIRMINGHAM – 1963, in longhand at the Central Library.  Continue Reading...
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Your Voice Matters – We Want To Hear From You!

Library Planning Consultant Anne MacKay will be at Windsor Public Library (850 Ouellette) on Wednesday, March 29 to hear how the community connects to the central library and gather input on ideas and innovation for a future library.  The session is scheduled from 6:30-8 pm and will be in the Ouellette Lobby on the first floor.  The community is welcome to attend. Together with Architect Jason Grossi of design studio g+G, Ms. MacKay has begun community and staff consultations on how best to ‘right size’ the Continue Reading...
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Submit a selfie – #ilovemywpl

We want to see how the public is using our services and materials! Windsor Public Library is now carrying a wide variety of physical and digital materials, and we want to see what unique ways you are using them. Hoopla is the one stop-shop for all things digital. Audiobooks, television shows, comics, music, it really has it all! Do you love to browse while you are waiting for an appointment, or perhaps you like to use it on a long flight overseas? Share these pictures with Continue Reading...
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April Rave Reviewed

April is flying by, and soon it will be time for our next Rave Reviews session; sorry about the delay in posting this month’s gems, which were brought by Sue and Mae. Here are Mae’s picks: BURIAL RITES by Hannah Kent Iceland, 1828. A woman, Agnes Magnusdottir, convicted of murder, is sent to live in custody at a peasant farmer’s home until such time as she is to be executed.  This drama, based on an actual case, listens in on the thoughts of Agnes and observes the Continue Reading...
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Heritage Tree Program

[the following announcement was released by FORESTS ONTARIO, a Government of Ontario agency] Forests Ontario and the TD Bank Group have joined together to celebrate Canada’s sesquicentennial by working with communities across Ontario to commemorate 150 trees through the Heritage Tree program. The program recognizes trees, our living monuments, based on their social, cultural, and historic significance. Many of our oldest and largest trees or even groups of trees are closely linked to significant events and figures from our past. Heritage trees are a vital part Continue Reading...
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THANK YOU RANDOM HOUSE for the new books given to the Christopher Paul Learning Centre at Central Library. On Tuesday the Library Live Children’s April Artists took a break from painting to check out the new books purchased as a result of winning a runner up prize for library program innovation from the Penguin Random House Foundation. Thank you to the Manager, Public Services Collections, Nancy Peel and the Collections Services team for ordering and processing these books in time for our April 18th program.  The Continue Reading...
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‘Get Organized’ this Spring with Our Next ‘How-To’ Workshop

I don’t know about you, but now that the warmer weather is upon us,  I’ve been bitten by the spring cleaning and organizing bug. That’s why I’m so excited about our next ‘How-To’ Workshop offering! If you’re anything like me, you might have a hard time figuring out the best way to keep everything organized and easily accessible at home. Well, have no fear, help is here! This month we’ll be joined by by professional organizer Karen Scaddan of Get Organized Windsor. Karen took part in Continue Reading...
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