Join us to make your
very own paper castle! Using
just a few craft supplies, you can make a castle fit for royalty.

Saturday, August 1, from 10:30 am to 2:00 pm, Forest Glade Library.

Keep cool in the library and
enjoy a family friendly movie.

August 1, 8, 15 & 22, from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm, Sandwich Library.

All locations of the
Windsor Public Library will be closed on Monday, August 3, 2015.

Regular hours resume on Tuesday, August 4, 2015.

Build your own recycled
robot buddy at the library this summer! We’ll be using a variety of materials to put together our own pretend robot pals for you to keep. Registration required. Ages 7 to 13.

Tuesday, August 4, from 11:00 am to Noon, Budimir Library.

Come in and play. Dinosaurs
are loose inside Central
Library and waiting for you.  How many dinosaur activities will you do? Ages 4 to 12.

Wednesday, August 5 & Thursday, August 6, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Central Library.

Using paper towel rolls
children will build their own colourful snakes. Registration required.

Saturday, August 8, from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm,  Bridgeview Library.

The genealogy librarian
will be available to get you
started on your family tree and to provide helpful hints on how to get past a “brick wall” in your research. For more information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 4434.

Saturday, August 15, 2015, from 10:00 am to 11:30 am, Central Library, 2nd floor.

What’s Cooking at WPL

It is time for another addition of Cooking at WPL. Our staff have been busy the better part of this summer in their kitchens, attempting yet again to make some delicious recipes that we can share with you. From easy desserts to savory dinners, we’ve had some success with out latest cookbooks, and hope that you will try them at home as well. Enjoy these delectable reviews, and remember if you have any questions, comments, or perhaps even suggestions on what to cook, please feel free to Continue Reading...
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Avoid Summer Sliding in French

We know about the Summer Slide and have some ideas of tips to avoid it. (Plus, I’ll be sharing even more tips over the course of the summer.) But one particular challenge can be keeping up French literacy skills for children in immersion or French as a Second Language programs. Children who study in French risk losing their basic linguistic skills as well as literacy since they may not even be practicing their speaking and listening skills over the summer. Here at WPL we have books, resources, Continue Reading...
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What WPL is reading: July

Summer has finally arrived, and truly hit. With weather feeling like it’s in the 40’s, storms, and sun – the season is in full swing. While we here at WPL are getting out and enjoying the sunshine, we’re avoiding a summer reading rut by exploring some great titles. I for one went back to one of my favourite books of all time this month. (It’s possible you may have even walked by me as I sat and read with an iced tea.)  Despite the heat, we’re Continue Reading...
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Windsor Public Library Benefits from Norman Young Estate

Windsor Public Library has received $250,000 from the estate of Norman Young who passed away February 13, 2013 and his wife Denise Young. In 2014, Windsor Public Library was contacted by the solicitor for the Trustee of the estate of NORMAN CLIFFORD YOUNG advising that, pursuant to his last Will and Testament, a gift was bequeathed to Windsor Public Library. At that time, $5,000 was received with the provision that additional monies would be forthcoming when the estate was finalized. Following probate, a portion of the estate Continue Reading...
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Keep Reading Over the Summer to Avoid the Summer Slide

With kids out of school many parents are worrying about how to keep their children reading over the summer. We know it’s important to keep kids reading to avoid the summer slide and every child has different reading needs so maintaining literacy over the summer will mean different things for different kids. Kids can fall anywhere on the spectrum from reluctant readers to those so voracious it’s hard to keep up with their reading needs. What do you do when a picky reader runs out of books in their Continue Reading...
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Tour The Universe Shows Full

Please note that all showings of the “Tour the Universe” planetarium program scheduled for this Friday at the Central Library are now full. We appreciate your interest. For information about our other great programs please check out our Summer Guide....
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