Would you like to improve
your listening, speaking and vocabulary skills? Please join us to discuss different topics and learn about free library services for newcomers to Canada. All adults are welcome.

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

Wednesday, November 25, from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm, Central Library

Grand Opening !

Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 7:00 pm, 850 Ouellette Avenue, Windsor, Ontario
TICKETS $80 (Tax Receipts Issued).
Experience automobile memorabilia and artifacts!
Watch the Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction LIVE!
****Tasting Stations and Bar****


Do you need to upgrade
your reading, writing, or math skills?  We can help!
We offer small group classes or one-on-one tutoring for adults who want to improve their literacy skills. We also offer deaf literacy classes.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 3310. All Branches.

Come in to learn how to
program a Lego Mindstorm
Robot at the library.

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

Thursday, November 26, from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Bridgeview Library.

Get ready for Christmas
season by designing your own Advent calendar. All ages welcome, under 10 with a caregiver.

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

Saturday, November 28, from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm, Bridgeview Library

Children will play chess and
other board games. A large collection of Duplo Lego will be available for children to create. Ages 4 to 12.

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

Saturday, November 28, from 2:00 pm to 3:50 pm, Central Library.

Do you like beautiful and wonderful winter crafts and activities?  Join us for a fun evening. Ages 4-12.

Tuesday, December 1, from 5:15 pm to 6:45 pm, Central Library, Fred Israel Auditorium.

Make your own snow slime!
It’s icy cold and sparkly white.
Best of all – it doesn’t melt. Ages 6 to 10. No registration required.

Tuesday, December 1, from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm, Remington Park Library.

Do you love writing?
Do you want to hone your
craft? Then join us for our first Writing Workshop with special guest writer Alicia Labbe.
Alicia holds certification in Creative Book Publishing from Humber College and works alongside Marty Gervais at Black Moss Press and she wants to teach you all she knows!

For ages 13 to 17, drop in!

Thursday, December 3, from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm, Central Library, Teen Zone Area.

Join us in creating cute
baby hats for donation to
local hospitals with LeeLeeHats! This family-friendly club is open to all ages, and all skill levels are welcome to attend. Those who don’t know how to knit will be taught the fun technique of looming. Learn a new skill while giving back to the others! All materials are provided, although donations of yarn are always appreciated.

This group meets on the main floor of the Budimir Library.
Saturday, December 5, from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm.

#NailedIt Christmas Ornaments

This month’s #FailedItorNailedIt was definitely a #NailedIt! We took a ton of methods for decorating Glass Christmas Ornaments and put our own spin on them to create one-of-a-kind homemade holiday decor. To get started on your own Christmas Crafting, check out some Holiday Crafting Books here at Windsor Public Library!  A few of my favourites include Sew Merry and Bright, Scandinavian Christmas Crafts and Recipes, and Handcrafted Christmas. Happy Crafting!...
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Major Upgrade To Our IT Infrastructure

On Sunday, November 22 starting at 9 am, there will be a major upgrade to our Information Technology infrastructure.  Access to the WPL online catalogue and customer accounts will be unavailable, although access to the website will not be impacted. We anticipate theses services to be available at 12:30 pm.  If there is a change to this timeline, we will update this notice. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause....
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Windsor-Essex County Children and Youth Planning Committee Calling all 2 & 3 Year Olds!

Free! Get questions about child development answered. Find out about services (developmental and dental screenings, hearing, vision, speech, behaviour consultations, and nutrition screening. Connect with service providers. Supervised children’s activities and free nutritious snacks will be available! Plus, a special treat! A special appearance from “Elsa”, a character from Frozen. Friday, November 20 from 9:30 am to 11:30 am, Central Library. For more information, call 211. See the event’s poster....
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Reading Ranger Kara Came To Central Library Today

Windsor Public Library, CEO Kitty Pope greeted the audience then introduced MPP, LISA GRETZKY who shared her love of reading and books. RANGER KARA read two books with the children then stayed to sign autographs and meet with the children and their families. Fun was had by all. HAPPY READING.    ...
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New Addition at Central

You may have noticed new addition at the Central Library as we move towards our enhanced automotive archives collection. We have a new art piece! A painted “car” that prominently features the band the Motor City Five (often shortened to MC5). Which made me wonder who are the MC5 were and why the artist painting this car choose to honour them? The MC5 are, while not local to Windsor, from relatively close by. They formed in 1964 in Lincoln Park, Michigan. Rolling stone offers an excellent introduction Continue Reading...
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